Kristina Maldre Jarosik helps others access information and historical resources as the Head of Archives & Special Collections at North Central College. She delights in facilitating explorations and conversations about the stories found in records of the past.

Previously, she developed and managed educational programs for the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, and the Wisconsin Historical Society, and was a middle and high school social studies teacher. She also was an archivist for the Chicago Cubs.

In addition, she is skilled and experienced in: teaching; curriculum development; processing archival collections in both paper and digital formats; metadata creation; research at archival repositories, special libraries, and through online sources; genealogy research and instruction; providing reader’s advisory and reference services; exhibit curation and installation; collection development; project and event management; writing articles and blog posts; website and social media management; volunteer training; comfortable using the Google Suite of applications (Google Certified Educator – Level One), the Microsoft Office package, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, ArcGIS, WordPress, ArchivesSpace, Preservica, and a variety of databases and digital tools.

She earned her BA in Political Science from Knox College, MA in Education from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MA in History from Loyola University Chicago, and MLIS with an archives concentration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

She can be reached at maldrejarosik at gmail dot com.



Header image: Cyanotype (links to PDF) of Chicago Harbor looking north with Michigan Avenue on left, c. 1889. From the National Archives and Records Administration.