Staff Directory

Departments

JCB Library FAX

(401) 863-3477

Administration Office

(401) 863-2725

Associates Office

(401) 863-1553

Reference Office

(401) 863-1263

Map Room

(401) 863-1557

Front Desk / Reading Room

(401) 863-3923

Cataloguing

(401) 863-2726

Imaging Department (401) 863-3457


Research Fellows
For a list of Research Fellows, please click here.

(401) 863-3923

Please note that the John Carter Brown Library is not part of the
Brown University Library System. If you wish to reach any
of the Brown University libraries, please use the numbers below.

John Hay Library, Brown University

(401) 863-2146

John D. Rockefeller Library, Brown University

(401) 863-2167

Sciences Library, Brown University

(401) 863-3333


Neil Safier
Beatrice and Julio Mario Santo Domingo Director and Librarian

PhD History, Johns Hopkins University 2004
(401) 863-2725

Staff of the John Carter Brown Library
Valerie Andrews
Fellowship Coordinator
(401) 863-2725
Adelina A. Axelrod
Copy Cataloguing Coordinator
MLS, Simmons College 1995
Portuguese language
(401) 863-2726
Susan Danforth
George S. Parker Curator of Maps and Prints
MLS, University of Rhode Island 1973
Cartography, 19th-C book collectors
Assistant Librarian for Library Operations
(401) 863-1557

Jane-Coleman Harbison

Coordinator, Watts Program for the Book
(401) 863-5310 
Lynne A. Harrell
Reference/Acquisitions Assistant
(401) 863-3923
Dennis C. Landis
Curator of European Books
PhD, University of Connecticut 1975
German/Dutch/Russian/Latin languages
(401) 863-1556
Leah S. Milan
Administrative Assistant              
(401) 863-2725

John Minichiello
Imaging Specialist
(401) 863-5445

Susan Newbury
Head of Cataloguing and Metadata Services
MSLS, Simmons College 1977
Spanish, French, Russian languages
(401) 863-1550
Margot M. Nishimura
Deputy Director and Librarian
PhD, New York University 1999

History of Art
(401) 863-1416
Kimberly Nusco
Reference and Manuscript Librarian
MLS, University of Rhode Island 2003
American History
(401) 863-1263
Maureen O'Donnell
Manager of Administration and External Relations
(401) 863-2725
(401) 863-1553
Allison Rich
Rare Materials Cataloguer
MLS, Simmons College 1998
French and Latin languages
(401) 863-2726
Leslie Tobias Olsen
Manager of Computing and Digital Imaging
MLIS, University of Rhode Island 2000
Early American History
(401) 863-3457
Elaine Tucci
Financial Manager
(401) 863-1262
Ken Ward
Maury A. Bromsen Curator of Latin American Books
PhD, University of Texas at Austin 2013
History of the book, colonial Latin American
history, paleography
(401) 863-7707
Jennifer Wilson
Office Assistant
(401) 863-5009
Former Directors
Edward L. Widmer, 2006-2012
Assistant to the President, Brown University
PhD, Harvard University 1993
American civilization
(401) 863-1552,
 Norman Fiering, 1983-2006
Director and Librarian Emeritus
PhD, Columbia University 1969
Early American intellectual, colonial America
(401) 521-0009, Norman_Fiering@Brown.edu
Thomas R. Adams, 1957-1983
Lawrence C. Wroth, 1923–1957
Worthington C. Ford, 1917–1922 (acting)
Champlin Burrage, 1916
George Parker Winship, 1895–1915