Cynthia Tobar

Assistant Professor/Head of Archives at Bronx Community College

Oral historian, Archivist, Media artist

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Academic Interests

[memory studies], [performing arts], [gender studies], [identity politics], documenting [social movements] and [student activism], [oral history] and [storytelling], [media] and [print culture], [digitization]/[new media], access issues for [visual materials], [metadata standards] and their evolving role in the [Semantic Web] environment, management of [digital objects].


M.L.S., Certificate in Archival Management, Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science.

M.A., Political Science, New School for Social Research.

B.A., English, Hunter College.

  • Assistant Professor, Head of ArchivesLibraryBronx Community College

Tobar, C. (2016) “Draw the Line.” The New Inquiry. 49, Feb. 2016. 20-23.

Tobar, C. (2014) Capturing Dissident Voices: Grass-roots Organizing and Working-Class Feminist Activism at Welfare Rights Initiative. In Morrone, M. (Ed), Informed Agitation: Library and Information Skills in Social Justice Movements and Beyond (An Edited Collection).* Duluth: Library Juice Press.

Cohen, M., Smale, M., Cirasella, J., Tobar, C., and Daniels, J. (2013) “Speaking As One: Supporting Open Access with Departmental Resolutions”. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. 2 (1). 

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