About Tomaro I. Taylor
Tomaro's career at USF began in 2003 when she was named the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Henrietta M. Smith Residency Program at USF. During her tenure, she has developed expertise in archives, special collections, and special libraries through her work in Special Collections and at the FMHI Research Library. She currently serves the USF Libraries as the liaison to Africana Studies, Anthropology, Humanities & Cultural Studies, Religious Studies, and the Institute on Black Life.
An active member of the archives community, Tomaro has served on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Certified Archivists and the Society of Florida Archivists. Additionally, she has served the Society of American Archivists in a number of capacities, ranging from AACR newsletter editor to Chair of the Student Program Sub-Committee. She is currently a member of several university and local committees.
Tomaro is a USF alum. Go Bulls!
American Studies, American Film Studies, American Literature, American Popular Culture, Digital Humanities, Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Labor History, Other Arts and Humanities, Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies, African American Studies, Dramatic Literature, Criticism and Theory, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Library and Information Science, Archival Science, and Collection Development and Management
Popular Culture, American Culture, Ethnography, Diversity, Race, Ethnicity, Gender Studies, Archives, Archival Collections, Archival Theory, Archival Practice, Special Collections, Special Libraries, Library Collections, Collection Use, Masculinity Studies, Labor Studies, Social Construction, and Psychoanalytic Criticism
Honors and Awards
- Award of Excellence, Society of Florida Archivists (2012)
|2012 ‐ 2016||M.A., University of South Florida ‐ American Studies|
|2001 ‐ 2002||M.A., University of South Florida ‐ Library and Information Science|
|2000 ‐ 2001||B.A., University of South Florida ‐ American Studies|
|1995 ‐ 1998||B.A., University of South Florida ‐ Psychology|
Conference Papers (7)
Negotiating Community: A Case Study of the International Longshoremen Association ...
Race and Place: Cultural Landscapes of Black Life in America (2014)
Studies documenting the lived experiences of African American longshoremen in North America are relatively scarce. Few works capture the day-to-day ...