415 South Van Pelt Street, Apartment D4, Philadelphia, PA

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					       415 South Van Pelt Street, Apartment D4, Philadelphia, PA 19146  215-901-1206  cwillifo@brynmawr.edu


                                    Christa Williford
Objective

To work with visual collections and visually-oriented information systems to bring relevant
resources to students, scholars, and professionals in ways that enhance learning and productivity.

Skills
Communication
        Published writer in both formal and informal, print and web contexts
        Experienced teacher of traditional students as well as adult learners
        Enthusiastic collaborator with others both locally and at a distance

Research
        Documented and described a substantial collection of photographs, manuscripts and ephemera
         related to twentieth-century theater
        Collected and interpreted primary materials in order to reconstruct historic theaters
        Gathered information for use in exhibits and study guides for university stage productions

Project Management
        Planned and supervised the construction of an online collection of nineteenth-century
         advertising trade cards
        Led pilot initiatives in online video lecturing for the theatre history classroom

Technology
        3D modeling and visualization: 3D Studio MAX, Radiance
        Image Management: Content DM, MDID 2.0
        Website construction: DreamWeaver MX, basic HTML
        Multimedia: PhotoShop 7, Producer for Powerpoint, basic audio and video editing
        Communications: Microsoft NetMeeting, IM; Blackboard Course Management System

Employment

07/2004 – present                         Fellow in Scholarly and             Special Collections Department,
                                           Information Resources                      Bryn Mawr College, PA
01/1999 – 06/2004                         Researcher in Computer                    School of Theatre Studies,
                                           Modeling and Theater                      Warwick University, UK
08/1992 – 12/1998                         Graduate Assistant and                  Department of Theatre and
                                           Assistant Instructor                Drama, Indiana University, IN
07/1991 – 06/1992                        Assistant English Teacher             Shikino High School, Takaoka,
                                                                                                      Japan

Education

2005-2008 (in progress)                    Master’s of Library and                   University of Washington,
                                            Information Science                                    Seattle, WA

2000                                       Ph. D., Theatre History                          Indiana University,
                                                                                               Bloomington, IN

1991                                            B. A., English                Furman University, Greenville,
                                                                                                        SC

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