Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz

Head of Reference at the Graduate Center Library

Shawn(ta) Smith Cruz is Head of Reference at the Graduate Center Library.



Academic Interests

My undergraduate education was with the [CUNY BA] program in [Queer Women’s Studies], and my MLS held a concentration in Archiving. Much of my recent writings and workings have been in [Digital Archiving], [oral histories], and community-specific documentation through [storytelling].


Head of Reference, Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center
Alum 2015, MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation, Queens College
2013 – 2014 Fellow, Louis Armstrong House and Museum, Queens College
Alum 2008, Graduate School of Library Information Studies, Queens College