David Muhlena received his B.A. in modern European history and his Masters in Library and Information Science degrees from the University of Iowa. He has served as Library Director at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library since 1997. David is responsible for library collection development and provides reference and research assistance for matters pertaining to Czech and Slovak history and culture within both the European and American contexts. He has a deep familiarity with historic and contemporary Czech-American and Slovak-American organizations and immigrant communities throughout the United States.