Example Intro Post: Starr Hoffman

In class tonight, we’re going to write up quick intro posts. This will both help you get to know your classmates, and give you a quick crash-course in posting to the class blog. Please post your answers to the items below:

  • Name:
  • Where are you from?
  • Current work or internship:
  • Educational goal at Pratt?
  • In what kind of museums/libraries are you interested in working?
  • Semester at Pratt:
  • What’s your guilty pleasure?
  • What group are you in?

My answers are….

  • Name: Starr Hoffman
  • Where are you from? Um… surprisingly tough question. 😉  Born in California, raised in Texas (grew up in San Antonio, adult in Dallas), lived in Ukraine during 2012, and have been in NYC since 2013.
  • Current work or internship: In addition to teaching at Pratt, I’m the Journalism & Data Resources Librarian at Columbia University.
  • Educational goal at Pratt? To help us learn and explore ways to organize information together–and have some fun!
  • In what kind of museums/libraries are you interested in working? I’ve been working in academic libraries since 2005.
  • Semester at Pratt: This is my third semester teaching at Pratt.
  • What’s your guilty pleasure?  Mine is eating vanilla frosting out of the can, reading YA fantasy, and watching Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • No group for me! 😉
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About Dr. Starr Hoffman

I'm a Las Vegas-based, Texas-bred academic librarian (Head of Planning & Assessment at UNLV), with a PhD in Higher Education. When not researching (ha!), I'm traveling, writing, photographing, diving, geeking out, painting, reading, & discovering new hobbies with my husband.

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