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Christine Rita Wondolowski Gerstein

Christine Rita Wondolowski Gerstein, American academic librarian. Certified public library professional New York, music teacher Massachusetts.


  • Gerstein, Christine Rita Wondolowski was born on July 24, 1950 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Anthony Stanislaus and Irene Zofia (Karolkiewicz) Wondolowski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Emmanuel College, 1972. Master of Music, Ithaca College, 1979. Master of Library Science, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1983.


    • Vocal music teacher Southbridge (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1973-1976. Lecturer in music Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, 1980-1983. Adult services library Brooklyn Public Library., 1983-1985.

      Corporation library Lazard Freres and Company, New York City, 1985-1986. Evening library in charge York College/CUNY, Jamaica, New York, 1986-1988. Collection development library, assistant professor library services Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1988-1994, associate professor, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified public library professional New York, music teacher Massachusetts.


    • Contributor Encyclopedia, 1989 and 2003, articles to professional journals.


    Member, soprano soloist Kingsborough Musical Society, Brooklyn, 1984—1992, United Choral Society, Hewlett, 1990—1991. Member of American Association of University Professors (Hofstra University chapter since 1988, grievance committee 1989-1999, Second vice president collective bargaining 1997—2004, executive committee 1997—2004, newsletter editorial board 1999—2004, grievance committee since 2002, editor since 2008), Nassau County Library. Association (chair program committee 1990-1993, academy and special libraries division 1990-1996, correspondent secretary 1994-1995, executive board, continuing education division), Long Island Library.

    Resources Council (resource sharing committee since 1989, chair resource committee 1995-1997), Association College Research Libraries New York, American Musical Instrument Society (bibliographer publication prizes committee since 1999).



    Singing, travel.


    • Married Malvin Jay Gerstein, March 9, 1992.
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    Born July 24, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Emmanuel College
    • 1979
      Ithaca College
    • 1983
      State University of New York
    • 1973 - 1976
      Vocal music teacher, Southbridge (Massachusetts) Public Schools
    • 1980 - 1983
      lecturer, in music Nazareth College
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      adult services library Brooklyn Public Library
    • 1985 - 1986
      corporation library Lazard Freres and Company
    • 1986 - 1988
      evening library in charge York College/City University of New York
      New York, United States
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