Faculty Profile: Gilda Santana
Gilda Santana earned a Master of Science in Architecture from the University of Miami, a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a Bachelor of Art from Bard College where she majored in Art History. She joined the faculty of the University of Miami Libraries in 2007 as Head of Architecture Information and Resources to direct the Paul Buisson Architecture Library, now the Architecture Research Center (ARC). In 2013 she became the Librarian for Art & Art History. She actively serves in several library organizations, including the Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL) and the Art Libraries Association of North America (ARLIS). Her research interests focus on the history and development of architecture studies, and in facilitating the culture of design research by bridging studio-centric practice with online resources in a hybrid environment.