Main Office Contact


Please send reference and research questions to [email protected]. You may also submit a research request form and a librarian will contact you.

For general inquiries regarding the Center for Brooklyn History more broadly, please email [email protected].

Heather Malin, Director

 [email protected]

Natiba Guy-Clement, Collections and Public Service Assistant Director

Dominique Jean-Louis, Chief Historian

Laura Michael, Manager of Operations and Administration

Morgan Villavaso, Welcome Services Coordinator

Archival Processing

Dee Bowers-Smith, Archivist

Sarah Quick, Reference Archivist

Alice Griffin, Archivist

Katherine Sorresso, Shelby White and Leon Levy Senior Processing Archivist

Nicole Font, Shelby White and Leon Levy Processing Archivist 

Collections Management and Cataloging

Deborah Tint, Special Collections Cataloger

Reference and Public Service

Allyson Malinenko, Supervising Librarian

Liza Katz, Reference Librarian

Kevina Tidwell, Special Collections & Outreach Librarian


Shirley Brown-Alleyne, Manager of Education 

Julia Pelaez, Educator

Nathaniel Weisberg, Educator

Sonya Ochshorn, NYC History Day Co-Coordinator

Sam Fox, Education Coordinator

Public Programs

Marcia Ely, Director of Programs