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Michael Perekrestov

Seminary Librarian

I have been working as the librarian at Holy Trinity Seminary since 2012. I also oversee the administration of the museum and archives and serve as the Executive Director of the Russian History Foundation. I graduated from Dominican University of California, where I majored in Digital Art and minored in Music and Art History. I went on to earn Master of Library and Information Studies and Master of Arts in Museum Studies degrees at Syracuse University. During the course of my studies, I worked at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. I also was a junior fellow at the Library of Congress and Palitz Art Scholar and graduate assistant at Syracuse University Art Galleries.

As the administrator of the library, archives, and museum, my primary role is to provide access to the resources in these rich collections to members of the Seminary community and the general public.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts in Digital Art, Dominican University of California - 2007
  • Master of Arts in Museum Studies, Syracuse University - 2012
  • Master of Library and Information Studies, Syracuse University - 2012

Current Projects and Research Interests

My research interests are in the history of late Imperial Russia and the Russian diaspora. To provide project sampling I worked on an exhibition about the last days of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II; on an online index of the periodical Pravoslavnaia Rus; and the digitization of historical photographs of Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary.


Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
PO Box 36; Jordanville, NY 13361
1407 Robinson Road, Jordanville, NY 13361

315-858-0945 (Phone)
315-409-1422 (Fax)