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New Appointments

Corinna Baksik
Library Assistant (July)
Technical Services
Littauer Library
Harvard College Library

Corinna Baksik comes to HCL after serving as a business analyst at Fidelity Investments' Boston branch. She is currently working towards a master's degree in digital information management at Drexel University.

Matthew Bilder
Library Assistant (August)
Harvard-Yenching Library
Harvard College Library

Matthew Bilder is currently enrolled in the Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science, where he has also worked as a reference assistant. He served as a Korean linguist for the United States Army and earned numerous accolades and awards. He holds a bachelor of science in biology from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Thomas Bruno
Library Assistant (July)
Collection Development, Modern Greek Section
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

Thomas Bruno worked previously at Harvard's Countway Library of Medicine. In addition, he taught ancient Greek at the Greek Institute, a nonprofit cultural organization in Cambridge, for the past four years. Bruno holds a bachelor's degree in classical studies from Boston University, and has completed the coursework for a master's degree.

Jennifer Chou
Library Assistant (July)
Chinese Serials
Harvard-Yenching Library
Harvard College Library

Jennifer Chou worked previously at the Harvard-Yenching Library as a part-time library assistant in 1991 and, most recently, as a temporary employee. In her new role, she will process and maintain Chinese periodicals, yearbooks, and newspapers. Chou will also be responsible for preparing materials for collating and binding.

Kristien Creamer
Library Assistant, Monograph Acquisitions and Faculty Ordering (August)
Library Technical Services
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Kristien Creamer first joined Baker Library in 1998 as a member of the Deferred Maintenance Project team. The project was successfully completed in June 2003. Creamer holds an MMus in vocal performance and an MMus in vocal pedagogy from New England Conservatory of Music, and a BMus from Mount St. Mary's College in Los Angeles.

Eugenia Dimant
Evening and Weekend Desk Assistant (July)
Phillips Reading Room
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

Before coming to Harvard, Eugenia Dimant, a native of Russia, served as a translator, interpreter, and tutor. She has also taught French and German and was a research associate at the Scientific Research Institution of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She moves from a previous position as weekend circulation desk assistant.

Kim Dulin
Associate Librarian for Research Services (September)
Harvard Law School Library

Kim Dulin comes to Harvard from Northeastern University School of Law, where she was associate director of the Law Library, adjunct professor of law, and, most recently, acting director of Information and Research Services. She received BA and JD degrees from the University of Iowa, and an MSLIS from the University of Illinois.

Graciela Galup
Library Assistant (July)
Harvard University Library

Graciela Galup received bachelor's degrees in fine arts and psychology from Indiana University. In addition to her part-time work at Harvard, she operates her own book design business, producing book covers, interiors, and other projects.

Stephen Marley
Senior Human Resource Consultant (July)
Human Resource Services
Harvard College Library

Stephen Marley has more than twenty years of human resource experience, having served on HR teams at Raytheon, Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates, and the United States Department of the Interior. He also served in the United States Peace Corps. He earned both his BA and his MBA at Boston College. Through the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, he received professional certification as an employee benefit specialist, and he is also certified through the Personnel Accreditation Institute as a senior professional in human resources.

Lauren Moffa
Digital Acquisitions Support Librarian (August)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Lauren Moffa comes to Harvard from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, where she was a serials cataloger in Collection Services. She has a BA in music history and theory from Oberlin College and an MSLIS from Simmons.

Brooke Shilling
Curatorial Assistant (August)
Byzantine Photograph and Fieldwork Archives
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

Brooke Shilling recently completed her MA in the history of art at Tufts University. She holds a BA in art history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Shilling's past experience includes an internship in the Archives of American Art, the Smithsonian Institution, and research and teaching assistantships at Tufts University.

Matthew Smith
Middle Eastern Librarian (August)
Middle Eastern Division
Harvard College Library

While earning his doctorate from Harvard in Persian language and literature, Matthew Smith worked in the Middle Eastern Division as a Persian bibliographic assistant. He holds a master's degree in Middle Eastern studies from Harvard and a bachelor's in international relations and political science from Cleveland State University. He has also served as a teaching assistant for Introductory Persian. Prior to coming to Harvard, he was a Persian-language cryptologist for the United States Marine Corps.

Sharon Smith
Visual Materials Cataloger for Islamic Art (August)
Fine Arts Library
Harvard College Library

Sharon Smith received a master's degree in art history from San Jose State University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate from Binghamton University. While working towards her degree, she served as a consultant of Arab art and architecture, and taught courses in Persian art, Islamic painting, and elementary Arabic.

Pelen Wong
Library Assistant (July)
Harvard-Yenching Library
Harvard College Library

Pelen Wong holds a bachelor's degree from the School of Public Health, National Taiwan University, and has worked in such fields as medicine, education, and family planning.

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