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Juliann Veronica Skurdenis

Juliann Veronica Skurdenis, librarian, educator, writer, editor. New York State fellow, 1960-1966, Columbia University fellow, 1964-1966, Pratt Institute fellow, 1965. Member American Association of University Professors, Library. Association City University of New York (chairwoman numerous committees), Archaeol. Institute American.

Background

  • Skurdenis, Juliann Veronica was born on July 13, 1942. Daughter of Julius J. and Anna M. (Zilys) Skurdenis.

  • Education

    • AB with honors, College New Rochelle, New York, 1964. Master of Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1966. Master of Arts, Hunter College, New York City, 1974.

    Career

    • Young adult library Brooklyn Public Library., 1964-1966. Periodicals library, instructor Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, 1966-1967. Acquisitions library Pratt Institute, 1967-1968.

      Acquisitions library, assistant professor Bronx Community College, 1968-1975, head technical services, associate professor, 1975-1997, professor, since 1998. Acting director Library. Resource Learning Center, 1994-1997, deputy director, since 1997.

    Works

    • Author: Walk Straight Through the Square, 1976, More Walk Straight Through the Square, 1977. Contributing editor International Travel News, since 1989, Travel Your Way/New York Times, 1996-1998. Travel editor Archaeology magazine, 1986-1989.

      Contributor articles to professional journals, magazines, and newspapers.

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Professors, Library. Association City University of New York (chairwoman numerous committees), Archaeol. Institute American.

    Personality

    Interests

    Archaeology, travel, travel writing.

    Connections

    • Married Lawrence J. Smircich, August 21, 1965 (divorced July 1978). Married Paul J. Lalli, October 1, 1978. 1 adopted child, Kathryn Leila Skurdenis-Lalli.
    • father: Julius J. Skurdenis
    • mother: Anna M. (Zilys) Skurdenis
    • spouses: Lawrence J. Smircich
    • Paul J. Lalli
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    Born July 13, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1964
      College New Rochelle
    • 1966
      Columbia University
    • 1974
      Hunter College
    • 1964 - 1966
      Young adult library Brooklyn Public Library
    • 1967 - 1968
      acquisitions library Pratt Institute
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