Cristina Pattuelli is an educator and consultant based in New York City. She is an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science at Pratt Institute where she teaches courses on knowledge organization, cultural heritage and human information behavior. Her current work explores the intersection between cultural heritage and information access, description and design. She is the director of the Linked Jazz Project, an investigation into the application of Linked Open Data technology to cultural heritage resources. She consults with libraries, archives, and museums on similar and related projects.