Special Collections Team

Our team offers a diverse range of specialized knowledge and skills. We are committed to providing management, preservation and access to the collections under our stewardship.

Larissa Woo, CA, CRM, CIPP/US
Director
LWoo@molloy.edu | 516.323.3223

Larissa guides the management and preservation of the diverse collections under our stewardship. With a commitment to the mission and values of the College, she promotes opportunities for the community to engage with primary source materials.  Larissa regularly facilitates special projects on campus and collaborates on grant-funded initiatives.  As Records Manager, she is available to discuss College records policies, and work with departments managing information.  

Larissa earned an MSLIS and an MS in Art and Architectural History from Pratt Institute. She has experience working with photographic collections, and architectural records; as an art historian, her interests focus on medieval art and illuminated manuscripts. Larissa's professional certifications include Certified Archivist, Certified Records Manager, and Certified Information Privacy Professional - US privacy.


Christine Yu
Associate Archivist
CYu@molloy.edu  | 516.323.3222

Christine oversees our digital collections and creates online exhibits. As a digital archivist, she specializes in web archiving and the preservation of electronic records and digitized archives.  Christine is available to work with faculty, staff, and students who are transferring records or depositing archival materials in all formats. Contact Christine to discuss digital repositories and digital preservation needs.

A graduate of Rutgers University with a MI concentrating in archives and preservation, Christine is passionate about living history, such as the COVID-19: A Long Island Journal collection she started to document the impact of the pandemic on our local community.


Brianna Paoli
Assistant Archivist for Community Engagement
BPaoli@molloy.edu | 516.323.3197

Brianna coordinates our exhibitions and community programming. She focuses on developing opportunities for Molloy students and the broader community to interact with our collections. Brianna also has a passion for oral history and is responsible for conducting and preserving interviews relating to the College's vibrant history. Brianna is available to provide training for oral history projects and support for utilizing collections in the classroom.

Brianna is a graduate of the Long Island University MSLIS program, with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Archives and Records Management. Brianna has specialized experience in the areas of textile and costume collections and holds a New York State Public Librarian's Certificate.


Student Opportunities

We host several graduate assistantship, workstudy, internship and volunteer opportunities each year.  If you are a Molloy student interested in any of the following areas, let us know!

Photography, history, book arts, writing, fine art, graphic arts, communications, oral history, marketing, exhibition design, new media, music, education, computer science, web design, primary source research.

Graduate Assistantships are posted on the Careers at Molloy webpage.

Workstudy opportunities are posted by the Financial Aid Office.

Current and Former student employees came from these academic programs:

Music Therapy Business Nursing History Art Education