Miller, Christina
 

Miller, Christina

Curriculum Vitae
School Media Specialist & Head of Reference
Assistant Professor
Library

Phone: 718-262-3809
Office Location: AC-3G07
cmiller@york.cuny.edu

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
MS  Queens College (CUNY)  Literacy Education (5-12)  2012 
certificate  New York State Professional Certificate  Literacy Specialist (Grades 5-12)  2012 
MLS  Queens College (CUNY)  Library and Information Science  1991 
certificate  New York State Permanent Certificate  School Media Specialist (Library)  2007 
certificate  New York State Certification  Public Librarian  1991 
BA  York College (CUNY)  Economics  1983 
Christina Miller is a school media specialist and York Library's High School Librarian; York College Library serves as the library for the Queens High School for the Sciences at York College.

Areas of Expertise

Information Literacy
Library Skills Instruction
Young Adult Librarianship
Literacy (Grades 5-12)

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Miller, Christina. "The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards for the 21st Century Learner Lesson Plan Database." The Charleston Advisor. 15 October 2013: 5-10.

Miller, Christina. "Celebrating 200 Years of Pride and Prejudice (1813): Austen-Inspired Literature for Young Adults." Voice of Youth Advocates. 36 December 2013: 14-15.

Miller, Christina. "James C. Carlyle: Blinded at Weldon Railroad." Newsletter of the Irish Family History Forum. 24 (2014, February-April): 9-10.

Miller, Christina. "Resources for College Libraries (RCL)." The Charleston Advisor. 16 January 2015: 30-35.

Miller, Christina. "Food for Thought: Books about Cooking and Eating." Voice of Youth Advocates. 39 August 2016: 12-15.

Miller, Christina. "TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills." Charleston Advisor. 17 January 2016: 43-48.

Megwalu, Anamika, Miller, Christina & Haller, Cynthia R. "The Library and the Common Reader Program: A Collaborative Effort to College Transition." Reference Services Review. 45 September 2017: 440-453.

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Miller, Christina & Drobnicki, John A. "York College Library's School Media Specialist: A New Library Model for Easing the Transition from High School to College." Enhancing Teaching and Learning in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Successful Innovations That Make a Difference. Ed. Bradford Lee Eden, Rowman & Littlefield 2015: 91-102.

Miller, Christina. "Lake View School Fire of 1908." Disasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History. Ed. Mitchell Newton-Matza, ABC-CLIO 2014: 191-192.

Miller, Christina. "Burzynski, Stanislaw." The Polish American Encyclopedia. Ed. James S. Pula. McFarland, 2011: 44-45.

Miller, Christina. "Cuyahoga River Fires." The U.S. Government and the Environment: A Reference Encyclopedia. Ed. Matthew Lindstrom, ABC-CLIO, 2011: 252-254.

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"American Reference Books Annual (ARBA). [Review of the book FICTION CORE COLLECTION edited by Kendal Spires, Gabriela Toth, and Maria Huggers]" 2017: 214.

"American Reference Books Annual (ARBA). [Review of the book INTEGRATING CHILDREN'S LITERATURE THOUGH THE COMMON CORE STANDARDS by Rachel L. Wadham and Terrell A. Young]" 2017: 99.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" February, 2016: 75.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" February, 2016: 60.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2015: 73.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2015: 73.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2015: 70.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" April, 2015: 59.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" April, 2015: 64.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2014: 77.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2014: 92.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2014: 75.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2014: 66.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2013: 76.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2013: 67.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2013: 62.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2013: 68.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2013: 90.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2013: 72.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2012: 487.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2012: 358.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2012: 274.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2012: 152.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" April, 2012: 79.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" February, 2012: 598.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2011: 526.

"Voice of Youth Advocates (Online Review)" Week of November 17, 2011: .

"Voice of Youth Advocates" October, 2011: 388.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2011: 303.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2011: 290.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" June, 2011: 184.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" April, 2011: 58.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" February, 2011: 580.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2010: 481.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" December, 2010: 460.

"Voice of Youth Advocates" August, 2010: 251.

"New York Teacher" May 18, 2009: .

 

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Welcome to the York College Library " July 18, 2017: York College Undergraduate Summer Research Program (York College).

" Strange Books " April, 2017: York Library Exhibit.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Junli Diao, Scott Sheidlower, Todd Simpson, Stefka Tzanova) " April 18, 2017: York College Professor 101 (York College).

" Family History Research: A Librarian's Perspective " January 27, 2017: LACUNY Dialogues (CUNY Graduate Center).

" One Book, One Campus and the Library: Community-Building with a Common Reader Program (Co-Presenter Anamika Megwalu) " November 2, 2016: 5th International Summit of the Book (Limerick, Ireland).

" Using TRAILS To Assess Students' IL Skills and Foster School-wide Collaborations and Educational Conversations " November 3, 2015: New York City School Library System's 26th Annual Fall Conference (Citi Field).

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters John Drobnicki, Todd Simpson, Holly Skir and Di Su) " May 12, 2016: York College Professor 101 (York College).

" York Library Services (Co-presenters Anamika Megwalu and Todd Simpson) " August 26, 2015: York College Adjuncts Workshop.

" Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Todd Simpson and Anamika Megwalu) " May 12, 2015: York College Professor 101 (York College).

" Transliteracy: All Things Being Equal (Co-Presenter Anamika Megwalu) " May 1, 2015: Queens College (CUNY) CETL. May Day Teaching & Learning Showcase.

" Studies are Newsworthy: High School Students Learn about Scientific Studies from Popular Media " August 14, 2014: IFLA Information Literacy Section Satellite Meeting. Facing the Future: Librarians and Information Literacy in a Changing Landscape (Limerick, Ireland).

" Introduction to the York College Library " May 8, 2014: York College Professor 101 (York College).

" Next Generation Literacy: Connecting the Everyday to the Academic (Co-Presenter Anamika Megwalu) " April 25, 2014: Information Literacy Summit-Into the Next Generation: The Future of Information Literacy (Moraine Valley Community College).

" Standards, Information Literacy, and Reading " November 2, 2013: The CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading/Writing Instruction (LaGuardia Community College).

" Creating Quality Lesson Plans and Reframing the Library Curriculum " October 29, 2013: Library Fall Conference, New York City School Library System (Citi Field).

" Reading and Learning Strategies for College Students (Co Presenter-Sandra Urban) " May 9, 2013: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (York College).

" Hidden Gems: Big Books from the Library's Oversized Collection " (with Stefka Tzanova) November, 2017: York Library Exhibit.

" What's Cookin'? " (with Holly Skir) July, 2016: York Library Exhibit.

" Signed By the Author " 2016: York Library Exhibit.

" York College Common Reader Program Book Display and Exhibit " 2015: York Library Exhibit.

" York College Common Reader Program Book Display and Exhibit " 2016: York Library Exhibit.

" York College Common Reader Program Book Display and Exhibit " 2017: York Library Exhibit.

" What Is a Cultural Anthropologist? (Showcasing the artifacts, field notes and works of Dr. William T. Divale) " 2015: York Library Exhibit.

" What Do You Collect? " 2014: York Library Exhibit.

" Celebrating 200 Years of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE " 2013: York Library Exhibit.

" The Papers of Mrs. Katharine Elizabeth Pettit Beach " 2012: York Library Exhibit.

" Archival Treasures " 2011: York Library Exhibit.

" 'Picturing America' " 2010: York Library Exhibit.

" Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Charles Darwin's Birth " 2009: York Library Exhibit.

" Morocco " 2009: York Library Exhibit.

" South Asia " 2007: York Library Exhbiit.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

York College Student Government Association Award for Outstanding Leadership: 2015.

York College (CUNY) Senior Award in Anthropology: 1983.

Grants-In-Aid

York College Auxiliary Enterprises Corp., York College Common Reader Program (2015-16) Library Book Display & Exhibit. 2015: $500.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Landmarks of American History Workshop-The Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland OH. July 19-24, 2009: $1050 Stipend.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Picturing America Bookshelf. 2009: Books and educational materials.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Picturing America Seminar-Newark Museum, Newark NJ. August 4-7, 2008: $500 Stipend.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Picturing America Images. 2007: Posters and educational materials.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Recording Secretary, York College Alumni Association: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Creating Infographics Using piktochart.com: Professional Development, Queens H.S. for the Sciences at York College; September 7, 2016.

Participated in DOE-CUNY Collaborative Curriculum Revision Project (CCRP) [Workshops]: September-November, 2015.

Introduction to TRAILS (Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills): Professional Development, Queens H.S. for the Sciences at York College; October 2, 2015.

Reviewed travel grant applications for the American Association of School Librarians' 17th National Conference and Exhibition (2015): 2015.

Reviewed presentation proposals for the American Association of School Librarians' 17th National Conference and Exhibition (2015): 2015.

Participated in CUNY Librarians' Introduction to Open Education Resources [Online Workshops]: February 16-March 2, 2015.

VOYA Teen Reviewer Mentor: 2010-2011; 2014-2015.

Library Lessons & the CCSS: Professional Development, Queens H.S. for the Sciences at York College; September 3, 2014.

Using Standards-Based Lesson Plans to Transform the Curriculum: Professional Development, Queens H.S. for the Sciences at York College; November 5, 2013.

METRO High School to College Transition Special Interest Group (SIG): 2013-2014.

BYOL: Bring Your Own Lessons into the 21st Century (AASL e-Academy course): September, 2013.

Supervised Queen College (CUNY) Graduate School of Library and Information Studies Library Media Specialist Intern: July, 2010.

Junior Mathematics, Sciences & Humanities Symposium (York College), Judge: 2009.

York College Science & Mathematics Exposition, Judge: 2009.

American Library Association: Member.

Irish Family History Forum: Member.

York College Alumni Association: Member (Lifetime).