Miller, Christina

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. 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 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College/CUNY  Assistant Professor  Library  2012- 
    York College/CUNY  Instructor  Library  2008-2012 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College/CUNY  Adjunct Instructor  Library  2002-2008 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Queens Borough Public Library  Assistant Division Manager  2001-2002 
    Queens Borough Public Library  Librarian  1998-2002 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        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 (In press): .

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      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.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "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: .

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Miller, Christina. "Making Connections: ENGAGING DIVERSE LEARNERS." LibWire. 11 Spring 2017: 9,10.

        Miller, Christina. "Professor Di Su's Latest Book." LibWire. 9 Spring 2015: 5.

        Miller, Christina. "Re-vamping the Children's/Curriculum Materials Collection: A Team Effort." LibWire. 9 Spring 2015: 9.

        Megwalu, Anamika, Miller, Christina, & Simpson, Todd.. "Spotlight: Tokunbo Adeshina, Former College Assistant at York College." LibWire. 9 Spring 2015: 3.

        Miller, Christina. "Conference Report: 13th Annual Information Literacy Summit." LibWire. 8 Summer 2014: 8.

        Miller, Christina. "School Media Corner." LibWire. 7 Summer 2013: 6.

        Sheidlower, Scott, and Christina Miller. "Prof. Sheidlower Gives Closing Talk at Third Annual Connecticut Information Literacy Conference." LibWire. 7 Summer 2013: 8.

        Miller, Christina. "School Media Corner." Password. 6 Summer 2012: 5.

        Miller, Christina. "School Media Corner." Password. 5 Spring 2011: 5.

        Miller, Christina. "School Media Corner." Password. 4 Spring 2010: 6.

        Miller, Christina. "School Media Corner." Password. 3 Spring 2009: 4.

        Miller, Christina. "Library Exhibits." Password. 2 Spring 2008: 2.

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Password. 2 Spring 2008: 6.

        Miller, Christina. "New Environment and Signage Committee." Password. 1 Spring 2007: 6.

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Password. 1 Spring 2007: 6.

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Info*. Fall 2006: .

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Info*. Spring 2006: .

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Info*. Spring 2005: .

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Info*. Fall 2004: .

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Info*. Spring 2004: .

        Miller, Christina. "Queens High School for the Sciences at York College." Info*. Fall 2003: .

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. 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).

    "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.

    "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.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:

      . "Conference Proposal." ALA Annual Conference Pre-conference session. : .

    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:

      Miller, Christina. "CUNY Libraries' Services to K-12 Populations." . : .

      Miller, Christina. "A 19th Century Schoolteacher: The Letters of C.C. Pettit." . : .

  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

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

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

  12. 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.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Library Department Search Committee for Cataloger: 2014.

      Library Department P&B (Substitute): Fall Semester, 2014.

      Library Department P&B: 2015-.

      Library Department Search Committee for Cataloger: 2015.

      Library Department Search Committee for Science Librarian: 2016.

      Environment and Signage Committee: 2007-present.

      Curator - Library Exhibits: .

      Co-Editor LIBWIRE (Library newsletter): .

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      York College Committee on Instruction and Professional Development: 2015-2017.

      York Early College Academy Committee: 2008-2013.

      York College Environment and Campus Safety Committee: 2009-2010.

      York College Freshman Reader Committee: 2010-2012.

      Bridging the Gap Seminar (CETL) participant: 2012.

      York College Committee on Library, Secretary: 2013-2015.

      College Search Committee for Dean: 2015.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center

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      : .

    5. Service to the University

      CUNY Public Services Committee: 2014-.

      CUNY/DOE H.S. to College Transition Working Group: 2011.

      LACUNY Executive Council Delegate-Alternate: 2009-2011.

      LACUNY Executive Council Delegate: 2011-2013.

      LACUNY Junior Faculty Research Roundtable: 2010-2014.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Recording Secretary, York College Alumni Association: .

  15. 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).

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):