Christopher J Tuthill

Assc Professor

CUNY Baruch

Department: Library

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M.L.S., Library Science, State University of New York-Albany

M.A., English, State University of New York-Binghamton

B.A., English, St. Joseph's College

SemesterCourse PrefixCourse NumberCourse Name
Fall 2022LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2021LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Spring 2021LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Spring 2020LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2019LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Spring 2019LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2018LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Spring 2018LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2017JRN3065Electronic Res Methods
Fall 2017LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Spring 2017LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2016LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Spring 2016LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2015LIB3010Topics in Information Studies
Fall 2014LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2014JRN3065Electronic Res Methods
Fall 2013LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2013JRN3065Electronic Res Methods
Fall 2011LIB3065Elect Resource Writr
Fall 2010LIB1015Info Res Soc Sci & Hum
Fall 2009LIB1015Info Res Soc Sci & Hum
Fall 2008LIB1015Info Res Soc Sci & Hum


Tuthill, C. J. (2022). The Osprey Man. Denver, CO, DX Varos.

Journal Articles

(2011). The Tristan Legend as a possible source of Tolkien's Tale of Beren and Luthien . The Journal of Children's Literature Studies, 8(2). 81-91.

(2010). Made to hold light: The women of Ursula K. LeGuin's Earthsea Books. The Journal of Children's Literature Studies, 7(3). 38-51.

Book Chapters

Tuthill, C. (2020). Positioning From the Dust Returned in the Bradbury Canon. Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction: Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family (pp. 17-30). New York, NY. Routledge.

Tuthill, C. (2015). Tolkien and Gaming: A Fan's Perspective. Forgotten Leaves: Essays from a Smial (pp. 72-81). New York, NY. Myth Ink Books.

Tuthill, C. (2014). Art. In Lee, S. (Ed.), A Companion to J.R.R. Tolkien (pp. 487-500). Chichester, West Sussex,UK. Wiley Blackwell.

Rath, L. L., & Tuthill, C. (2013). Graduate Services at Newman Library. In Hill, J. (Ed.), Excellence in the Stacks (pp. 15-27). Chandos Publishing.

(2010). Reference training through a co-mentoring program. In M. L. Radford & R. D. Lankes (Eds.), <i>Reference renaissance: Current and future trends</i> (287-298), New York: Neal-Schuman.


Tuthill, C. (2019, March 17). Tolkien Inspired Art. The New York Tolkien Conference. Baruch College

Tuthill, C. (2011, April 12). Teaching Students to Use Sources Effectively. Plagiarism: A Faculty Roundtable in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Baruch College: Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute.

Downing, A., Tuthill, C., & Waldman, M. (2011, March 25). An Overview of e-Book Initiatives at Baruch College. Teaching and Technology Conference. Baruch College: Baruch College.

Tuthill, C. (2011, February 4). Teaching LIB 1015. Creditable Strategies 2: Credit Bearing Information Literacy Courses in CUNY. Medgar Evers College: LILAC.

Tuthill, C. (2008, December 31). . (2008, August 18). Made to hold light: The feminism of Ursula K. LeGuin's Earthsea novels. Paper presented at the 39th Mythopoeic Society Conference. Central Connecticut State University..

Tuthill, C., &, & Klusek, L. (2008, December 31). . (2008, August 4). Training through co-mentoring. Paper presented at the Reference Renaissance Conference, Denver, Colorado.

Other Scholarly Works

Tuthill, C. (2019). The All Hallows Knight. 19-19.

Tuthill, C. (2019). The Touch. 4157-63.

Tuthill, C. (2018). The Song of Thetis. 4027-32.

Tuthill, C., Burke, J., & Burdge, A. (2014). The Vintner of Little Neck. Dark Tales from Elder Regions: New York.

Tuthill, C. (2014). The National (a short story). 1(1), 51-62.

Tuthill, C. (2009). Honey Pie (a short story).


Tuthill, C. (2014,July 1). Myths of Light. Mythlore.

TitleFunding Agency SponsorStart DateEnd DateAwarded DateTotal FundingStatus
Ray Bradbury's Library AdvocacyPSC-CUNY 4707/01/201606/30/201704/15/20161539.98Completed
Tolkien's worldsPSC-CUNY 4307/01/201206/30/201304/17/20123331.2Completed
Honor / AwardOrganization SponsorDate ReceivedDescription
Faculty Scholarship and Creative AchievementBaruch College2012
Faculty Scholarship and Creative AchievementBaruch College2011


Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
Search Committee, Resource Sharing SpecialistCommittee Chair11/1/2019Present
Search Committee, Library LecturerCommittee Member2/1/2019Present
Library Executive CommitteeCommittee Member1/1/2017Present
Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Member1/1/2008Present
Curriculum Committee, Secretary6/1/20106/30/2013
Subject Guide CommitteeCommittee Member1/1/200812/31/2010
Video CommitteeCommittee Member1/1/200812/31/2010


Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
Search Committee, Library LecturerCommittee MemberPresent
College Personnel and Budget CommitteeCommittee MemberPresent
Independent Units Personnel and Budget CommitteeCommittee ChairPresent
Library Executive CommitteeCommittee MemberPresent
Faculty SenateCommittee Member12/31/2019
Committee on Collegiate Athletic ActivitiesCommittee Member12/31/2014
General Faculty Committee on Prizes, Scholarships and Awards Committee Member12/31/2014
Curriculum Committee, Secretary6/30/2013
LACUNY DelegateCommittee Member5/31/2013


OrganizationPosition RoleOrganization StateOrganization CountryStart DateEnd DateAudience
The New York Tolkien ConferenceChairpersonNew York9/1/2014Present
ALA and ACRLMember1/1/2008Present
New York Tolkien SocietyMember1/1/2008Present
Mythopoeic SocietyMember1/1/2008Present
Modern Language AssociationMember1/1/2008Present