Jhensen Ortiz is a Queens native librarian, archivist, researcher, and writer. He currently works as a librarian at the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library at The City College of New York. Both in his research and in his work as a librarian, Jhensen is passionate about digital library collections, history of the Dominican community in the U.S., 20th century visual and material culture, and audiovisual media. He holds a B.A. in History from the City College of New York; and a dual master degree in Library Science and History with a certificate in Archives and the Preservation of Cultural Materials from Queens College (CUNY).