Doheny Memorial Library, (DML) 101E
3550 Trousdale Parkway
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, California 90089-0182
Associate Dean, Public Services - USC Libraries (7/11-Present)
Commissioner – City of Los Angeles Board of Library Commissioners (11/11-9/13)
Business Librarian - USC Libraries (3/04-6/11)
Reference Librarian, Lehman Brothers, Inc. (9/00-3/04)
Database Coordinator, Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (1/95-9/00)
As Associate Dean, Ed is responsible for directing and providing leadership to the thirteen physical libraries and the inter-library loan and document delivery operations at the USC Libraries.
A first-generation college student, Ed holds a Master of Library and Information Science Degree from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree, in English, from California State University, Northridge. A 2012 participant, and graduate, of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s, Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, Ed brings two decades of experience in academic, corporate, and public libraries to his position of Associate Dean, Public Services in the USC Libraries. Prior to accepting his current administrative appointment, Ed worked as the Business & Economics Librarian, assigned to the Roy P. Crocker Business Library, serving the USC Marshall School of Business, Elaine and Kenneth Leventhal School of Accounting, USC Libraries and USC Community.
Arriving at USC in 2004, Ed’s prior professional experience was at Lehman Brothers, Inc., where he worked as the Los Angeles Business Librarian for four years. His research skills were perfected in support of the mergers & acquisitions, industrials, real estate, private placement, and financial institutions units. Before his work at Lehman Brothers, Ed spent over five years working at the Motion Picture Association of America in the Classification and Rating Department, ending his tenure as the Internet Investigations Database Coordinator in the Worldwide Anti-Piracy office of the MPAA/MPA.
Most recently, Ed completed his term with the Los Angele Public Library’s Board of Library Commissioners. Having been appointed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council in 2011, Ed’s replacement was named by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2013. His current professional affiliations include the American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and California Academic Research Libraries.
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