Faculty Profile: Amanda Moreno

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Amanda Moreno

Interim Esperanza Bravo de Varona Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection and Archivist

(305) 284-5854

Amanda Moreno is a graduate of the MA/MSLIS dual-degree program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Library and Information Science from New York University (NYU) and Long Island University. During her graduate study, she was awarded an NYU MacCracken Fellowship, American Library Association Spectrum scholarship and a fellowship from Association of Research Libraries' Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce; she also participated in the Smithsonian’s Latino Museum Studies Program. In 2020, she was awarded a Rare Book School-Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage. 

 As the Archivist for the Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC), Amanda manages and processes historical collections related to Cuba and its diaspora, while also providing reference and instruction services for students, faculty, and independent researchers. Since April 2022, Amanda is serving as the Interim Esperanza Bravo de Varona Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection. She has previously worked as an Archives Assistant at CHC and a Collection Development Assistant for Latin American materials at NYU's Bobst Library.  

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