Carissa Pastuch is a reference librarian in the Geography and Map Division. Her career at the Library began in May 2014 as descriptions coordinator in the World Digital Library. And, subsequently, she served as a reference librarian at the Department of Homeland Security. Carissa graduated from the University of Arizona with a Master of Arts in Information and Library Science and Middle East and North African Studies. Carissa enjoys exploring other places, music, and spending time with her family and cat.