Theresa Maylone serves as Dean of University Libraries. She came to St. John’s in 1999 as the Libraries’ Coordinator of Planning, Budgeting and Development and served as Executive Director of Libraries, University Librarian and Interim Dean before being appointed Dean in 2011.
Ms. Maylone was previously Assistant Dean of the Palmer Graduate School of Library and Information Science of Long Island University where she was also a member of the School’s faculty. Her publications include co-editorship of a thematic issue on qualitative research in the journal Library Trends, and co-authored book chapters on information management and organizational and technological change in higher education—a continuing research interest. Ms. Maylone has served as President of the Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization, Convener of the Long Island College and Academic Library Directors Organization and as a board member of the Metropolitan New York Library Resources Council.
Prior to joining academe, Ms. Maylone held library managerial positions at General Foods Corporation and Kraft Foods International.
Dean Maylone holds the M.S. in Information Management from Pratt Institute and a B.A. in American Literature from Syracuse University. The mother of one son, she and her husband live in Westchester County.