Simpson, Todd

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    MLIS  LIU  Library & Information Science  2012 
    MA  King's College London  Text & Performance Studies  2001 
    BA  Newbold College  English Literature / English History  1999 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, CUNY  Head of Reference & High School Librarian  York College Library  6/2018-Present 
    York College, CUNY  Electronic Resources Librarian  York College Library  1/2016-6/2018 
    York College, CUNY  Technical Services Librarian  York College Library  1/2015-1/2016 
    York College, CUNY  Substitute Catalog Librarian  York College Library  7/2014-1/2015 
    University of California San Diego  Library Assistant  Arts Library  8/2007 - 8/2010 
    University of California San Diego  Library Assistant  Geisel Library  11/2006 - 8/2007 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Hunter College, CUNY  Adjunct Reference Librarian  Silberman Library  12/2012 - 7/2014 
  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor  1/2015 - Present 
    Substitute Assistant Professor  7/2014 - 12/2014 
    Adjunct Reference Librarian  9/2013 - 5/2014 
       
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

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

        Simpson, Todd. "SHERPA/RoMEO." The Charleston Advisor. 18 June 2016: 31-35.

        Simpson, Todd. "GALE's Student Resources in Context." The Charleston Advisor. 20 January 2019: 31-33.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          Simpson, Todd. "Interview with New Librarian Meredith Powers." LibWire. 12 Spring: 8.

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

    3. Chapters in Books:

      Simpson, Todd. "Roots Reimagined." Southern History on Screen: Race and Rights, 1976-2016. January 2019: 119-136.

      Simpson, Todd. "White, Ellen Gould Harmon." The World's Greatest Religious Leaders: How Religious Figures Shaped World History. Vol. 2 2018: pp. 716-720.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "American Reference Books Annual. 'Historical Dictionary of American Theatre Beginnings'" 2016: 438-439.

      "American Reference Books Annual. 'Historical Dictionary of Japanese Traditional Theatre'" 2016: 439.

      "Library Journal. 'Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family'" October 15, 2016: 83.

      "American Reference Books. Annual 'Musicals in Film: A Guide to the Genre'" 2017: 427-428.

      "Library Journal. 'Money, Murder, and Dominick Dunne: A Life in Several Acts'" June 1, 2017: 105.

      "American Reference Books Annual. 'Critical Survey of Drama, vol. 1-8'" July, 23 2018: .

      "American Reference Books Annual. 'Historical Dictionary of Postmodernist Literature and Theater'" 2018: 384-385.

      "American Reference Books Annual. 'The Routledge Dictionary of Performance and Contemporary Theatre'" 2018: 385-386.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      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 York College Library (Co-presenters Anamika Megwalu and Christina Miller)" May 12, 2015: York College Prof. 101 (York College).

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

    "Overview of CUNY Academic Works, CUNY's new Institutional Repository." December 30, 2015: York College Faculty and Staff (York College).

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

    "Welcome to the York College Library (Co-presenters Junli Diao, Scott Scheidlower, Stefka Tsanova, Christina Miller)" April 18, 2017: York College Prof. 101 (York College).

    "Selections from New Acquisitions in Honor of Women's History Month" March, 2017: York Library Exhibit.

    "Selections from the collection in Honor of Culinary Arts Month" July, 2017: York Library Exhibit.

    "Selections of Biographies & Autobiographies from the collection" September, 2017: York Library Exhibit.

    "Welcome to The York College Library (Co-Presenters Junli Diao, Meredith Powers, Di Su, Stefka Tzanova)" March, 2018: York College Prof. 101 (York College).

    "New Library Resources and Services" March, 2018: Department of English (York College).

    "Selections from the collection in Personal Essays" September, 2018: York Library Exhibit.

    "Revolution in the Rear View: A Look Back at the 60s (with Meredith Powers)" October, 2018: York Library Exhibit.

    "Selections from the collection for Black History Month" February, 2019: York Library Exhibit.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Simpson, Todd. "LeVar Burton." Race and Ethnicity in American Television: The Complete Resource. Submitted: .

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Library OER Committee: 1/2017-Present.

      Environment and Signage Committee: 2014-Present.

      Co-Editor LIBWIRE (Library newsletter): 2014-Present.

      Subject Liaison (English including Journalism, Performing & Fine Arts): 2014 - Present.: 2014-Present.

      Personnel and Budget Committee: 6/2017-Present.

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

      Curriculum Committee: 1/2016 - 8/2016: .

      York College Senate: 9/2016 - Present: .

      Faculty Caucus Secretary: 2/2017-6/2017: .

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      CUNY Library Cataloging Committee: 2014 - 1/2016: .

      LACUNY Executive Committee Alternate: 2014 - 8/2016: .

      LACUNY Professional Development Committee: 2014-2015: .

      LACUNY Junior Faculty Research Roundtable: 2014-2015: .

      LACUNY Cataloging Roundtable: 2014 - 1/2016: .

      ERAC Committee: 1/2016 - 6/2017: .

      SFX Committee: 1/2016 - 6/2017: .

      Public Services Committee: 6/2017-Present: .

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (ACRL/NY): 2014 - Present.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

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