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Christine Rita Wondolowski Gerstein, American Academic librarian. Certified public library professional, New York state; certified teacher music, 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.


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; library in charge, York College/CUNY, Jamaica, New York, 1986-1988; collection development library, assistant professor library services, Hofstra U., Hempstead, New York, 1988-1994; associate professor, Hofstra U., Hempstead, New York, since 1994.


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


  • Other Work

    • 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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, traveling.


Married Malvin Jay Gerstein, March 9, 1992.

Anthony Stanislaus Wondolowski

Irene Zofia (Karolkiewicz) Wondolowski

Malvin Jay Gerstein