City: Past and Present, Project Members
Administrator: Patrick Shalhoub, MA, MLS, is the Head
of the Periodicals and Government Documents Department of the Congressman
Frank J. Guarini Library at New Jersey City University. He received
his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his graduate
degrees from New York University and Rutgers University. Mr. Shalhoub
is the author of Images of America: Jersey City (Arcadia, 1995).
He has worked in the New Jersey Room of the Jersey City Free Public
Library as well as in the Library/Learning Resources Center of the
Hudson County Community College. Mr. Shalhoub is a member of the American
Library Association and the New Jersey Library Association.
Researcher: Carmela A. Karnoutsos, Ph.D., Professor
Emeritus of New Jersey City University, is an alumna of the university and received her graduate degrees from New York University.
Dr. Karnoutsos is the author of New Jersey Women: A History of
Their Status, Roles and Images (New Jersey Historical Commission,
1997) and an associate editor of Past and Promise: Lives of New
Jersey Women (Scarecrow Press, 1990). She and Mr. Shalhoub are co-authors of a history of the university, From Greenhouse to Campus: The Foundations of New Jersey City University (2010 New Jersey City University). A charter member and former
trustee of the Bayonne Historical Society, Inc., Dr. Karnoutsos served on the Bayonne
Community Museum Board of Trustees and presently
serves on the Bayonne Historic Preservation Commission.
Design Consultant: James V. Musante, BS, is a member of
the Office of Information Technology Services Department at NJCU.
He is a graduate of New Jersey City University.
Editor: Fred Smith, MA, MS, is Library Director of the Congressman Frank J. Guarini Library. Mr. Smith
received graduate degrees from New York University and Columbia University.
Aurora Selvaggio, BA, is a graduate of New Jersey City University,
where she was a photographer major. She started with the project as
part of the university's Cooperative Education Program. Please contact
Ms. Selvaggio directly regarding the purchase and reproduction of
her photographs. Her website is: http://www.aurorachristinaphotography.com/resume
Education Student: Eryn Cully-Bohleber is a graduate of New Jersey
City University and was an art major specializing in graphic design
techniques. She also has an associate degree in graphic design from
Briarcliffe College, Patchoque, NY. Ms. Cully-Bohleber was named to the 2004 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team for women's bowling.