Subject Librarian / Specialist

Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Studies Librarian
Head, Area Studies and Global Affairs
(574) 631-2472 | | 1201E Hesburgh Library

David Dressing is the Head of the Area Studies and Global Affairs Unit in the Hesburgh Libraries. This unit consists of a group of subject specialists who purchase many of the books, digital resources, and other specialized materials for the libraries for those topics, and who act as liaisons to departments and institutes in their area of specialty. David is the subject specialist for Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies. He has an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, and an MA and PhD in Latin American History from Tulane University.


Special Collections Librarian
631-6018 | | 117 Bond Hall

As Special Collections Librarian, Robichaud is responsible for rare books, special collections, and archival materials in the Architecture Library and the Institute for Latino Studies’ Samora Library. Robichaud holds a Masters in Science in Library Science from the Catholic University of America, where she concentrated in Cultural Heritage Information Management, specializing in archival studies and rare book librarianship. Her training in libraries and archives is complemented by her background in art and architectural history having studied both at the Johns Hopkins University (MA) and Concordia University (BA). Robichaud is an active participant in the Art Libraries Society of North America and is a member of the Art Libraries Section Standing Committee for the International Federation of Library Associations.