Robin M. Katz

Curriculum Vitae


Publications listed here

Presentations listed here



Kent State University MLIS, 2009
– Library and Information Science

Brandeis University BA, 2006
– English and American Literature (high honors)
– European Cultural Studies
– Near Eastern and Judaic Studies minor

Leeds University, 2005
– School of English, study abroad



University of California, Riverside
– Full Librarian (tenure equivalent), 2017-present
– Associate Librarian, 2015-2017

Brooklyn Historical Society
– Head of Reference & User Services, 2014-2015
– Outreach & Public Services Archivist, 2011-2014
Co-director, Students and Faculty in the Archives
$750,000 US Department of Education grant

New York City College of Technology
– Adjunct Reference Librarian, 2014-2015

The University of Vermont
– Digital Initiatives Outreach Librarian, 2009-2011
(Library Assistant Professor)
– Adjunct Professor, ALANA US Ethnic Studies, 2010

Kent State University Archives & Special Collections
– Gerald & Victoria Read Graduate Assistantship (full funding), 2007-2009

Yale University Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
– Digital Library & Metadata Development Intern (paid), Summer 2008

Cleveland Museum of Art Ingalls Library
– Rare Book and Reference Practicum (for credit), Spring 2009

Cleveland Institute of Art Gund Library
– Artists’ Books (volunteer), June 2008

Lycée Kléber Strasbourg, France
– High school English language instructor, 2006-2007

McDonogh 35 High School New Orleans, LA
– Teaching assistant, 9th and 10th grade English, Summer 2006



Society of American Archivists
Council Exemplary Service award, 2017

American Historical Association
James Harvey Robinson prize, 2015

Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York
Educational Use of Archives award, 2013

Rare Book School
William Reese fellowship, 2013

Beta Phi Mu, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa, 2006



Inland and Dessert Hillel board of directors

Documenting the Now advisory board
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant


Grant Reviewer

National Endowment for the Humanities
National Historical Publications and Records Commission


Peer Reviewer

Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies