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David A. Berona

David A. Berona, American library director, educator. Grantee Faculty Development grant, University New Hampshire, 2002, Instructional Technology grant, 2002, Parents Association grant, 2001, 2002, Bingham Foundaton Faculty Enrichment grant, Westbrook College, 1993-1996.


  • Berona, David A. was born on March 19, 1950 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Daniel Anthony Berona and Dorothy Janet Voltz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wright State University, Ohio, 1974. Master of Science, Simmons College, Boston, 1990. Master of Arts, University New Hampshire, Durham, 2001.


    • Library. Westbrook College, Portland, Maine, 1990—1996. System library University New England, Biddeford, 1996—1999. Head, library computer system University New Hampshire, 1999—2005.

      Library director Lamson Library., Plymouth State University, since 2006.


    • Author: Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novels, 2008. Contributor book of essays: language of comics Pictures Speak in Wordless Comics: An Examination of pictorial principles in the work of Milt Gross, Hendrik Dorgathen, Eric Drooker and Peter Kuper. Reviewer International Journal of Comic Art, since 1992, The Comics Journal, 1998, INKS: Cartoon and Comic Art Studies, 1995-1996, Print Quarterly, since 2003.

      Contributor articles to journals on woodcut novels and wordless comics.


    Member of American Association of University Professors, Comic Book Defense League, Popular Culture Association, Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Public, New England Library. Association, Library. and Informational Technology Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library. Association.



    Watercolors, swimming.


    • Married Rose E. O'Brien, August 11, 1981.
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    Born March 19, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1974
      Wright State University
    • 1990
      Simmons College
    • 2001
      University New Hampshire
    • 1990 - 1996
      Library Westbrook College
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1996 - 1999
      system library University New England
      Biddeford, Maine, United States
    • 1999 - 2005
    • 2006
      library director, Lamson Library