Humanities & Social Sciences

Librarian Subject Specialists

Myra Appel

Department Head

(530) 752‑2002 or mlappel@ucdavis.edu

East Asian Studies (Interim), Latin American Studies, Library Science, Spanish Language & Literature

Myra Appel, Head of the Humanities & Social Sciences Department, holds an M.L.S. from the University of Arizona and an M.A. in Latin American history from the University of California, Riverside. Current research interests include compiling a bibliography of materials about the Maya published in the Yucatan, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Tabasco and Chiapas and working on an ethnography of Maya foodways.

Michael Colby

(530) 752‑0931 or mdcolby@ucdavis.edu

Music, (Also Music cataloger and Head of Original Cataloging)

Michael Colby has a Bachelor of Music from University of Portland, M.L.I.S. from the University of California, Berkeley and Master of Music from San Francisco State University.

Roberto Delgadillo

(530) 752‑8266 or rdelgadillo@ucdavis.edu

American Literature, Chicana/o Studies, Education, English Language and Literature, Exercise Science, Military Science, Physical Education, Religious Studies

Roberto Delgadillo holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an M.L.S., M.A. and Ph. D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. His background and current interests include the information-seeking behavior of graduate students, the cultural history of 20th century warfare, and urban folklore.

Daniel Goldstein

(530) 752‑2040 or dgoldstein@ucdavis.edu

Architecture, Art & Art History, Biography, Design, History, History of Science, Italian, Landscape Architecture, Medieval Studies, Photography, Renaissance Studies, Science & Technology Studies

Daniel Goldstein holds a Ph.D. in History from Yale University, and an M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa. He is currently working on a social history of non-professional science in nineteenth-century America.

Marcia Meister

(530) 752‑9784 or mlmeister@ucdavis.edu

Clothing and Fashion, Federal Government Documents, International Relations, Political Science

Marcia has a BA in English and an MA in Library Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has been a Government Information Librarian for many years with specialization in U.S. Federal government documents.

David Michalski

(530) 752‑2086 or michalski@ucdavis.edu

African and African American Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Child Development, Community and Regional Development, Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, Family Studies, Geography, Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

David Michalski holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory from the University of California, Davis, an M.L.S. from the City University of New York, Queens College, and a M.A. in American Studies and a B.A. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is available for reference consultation and instruction upon request

Adam Siegel

(530) 754‑6828 or apsiegel@ucdavis.edu

Business & Management, Classics, Economics, Linguistics, Middle East/South Asia Studies, Native American Studies, Russian

Adam earned a BA in Linguistics at the University of Minnesota, an MA in Linguistics at UC Berkeley, and an MLIS at San Jose State University. He also studied at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA. Areas of interest include Central and Eastern European languages and literatures, Near Eastern languages and literatures, and literary translation and translation theory. Current projects include translations of prose fiction by two German writers, Hubert Fichte and Joerg Fauser.

Juri Stratford

(530) 752‑9783 or jtstratford@ucdavis.edu

Communications, Demography, Film Studies, Foreign and International Government Documents, Journalism, Social Sciences Data

Juri holds an M.L.S. from the State University of New York at Albany, and a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley.

Michael Winter

(530) 752‑3058 or mfwinter@ucdavis.edu

Anthropology, Archeology, Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, Dramatic Arts, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Philosophy

B.A. (Department of Philosophy, Kalamazoo College) M.A.,Ph.D. (Department of Philosophy, Northwestern University); M.L.S (School of Library Science, University of Minnesota); Post Doctoral Study (Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota.) Also studied French literature and civilization at the University of Caen, France. Background and major interests are in 19th and 20th century European philosophy, classical social theory, and the history of social thought. Language background includes French, German, and Italian.

Curriculum vita is available online (http://expertise.cos.com/cgi-bin/exp.cgi?id=255383)