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Mario Anibal Ascencio, American librarian. United States Speaker and Specialist grant, United States Department State' General’ s Office of International, 2007, Postgraduate fellowship, Smithsonian Center Latino Initiatives, 1999, Tinker Foundation Field Research Travel grant, University of California at Los Angeles Department Latin American Studies, 1998.


Ascencio, Mario Anibal was born on January 7, 1972 in New York City. Son of Jorge Alberto and Maria Mercedes Ascencio.


Bachelor in Art History, California State University, Northridge, 1996. Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1999.


Latino studies library Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, 1999—2000. Adult services library District of Columbia Public Library., 2000—2003. Head, acquisitions and gifts George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 2002—2005, visual arts liaison library, since 2005.

President REFORMA - National Association, Fresno, California, since 2007.


Member District of Columbia Mayor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Group, Washington, 2002—2004. Member of American Library Association.


Life partner Dwayne Christopher Jones.

Jorge Alberto

Maria Mercedes Ascencio