CBH Contacts and Staff


Main Office Contact


Please send reference and research questions to CBHReference@bklynlibrary.org. 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 cbh@bklynlibrary.org.

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, 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

Michelle Kennedy, Art Collections and Exhibitions Coordinator

Deborah Tint, Special Collections Cataloger

Reference and Public Service

Allyson Malinenko, Supervising Librarian

Liza Katz, Reference Librarian

Kevina Tidwell, Special Collections & Outreach Librarian


Julia Pelaez, Educator

Chiara Cafiero, Educator

Sonya Ochshorn, NYC History Day Coordinator

Sam Fox, Education Coordinator

Public Programs

Marcia Ely, Director of Programs


Zenobia Pointer, Senior Manager of eCommerce and Retail Operations

Jamalar Callendar, Retail Associate 

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