Andrea Jackson

Andrea R. Jackson is the Executive Director of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium, a membership organization comprised of Chicagoland repositories collecting, documenting and making accessible African American and Diasporic history and archives.  She was previously the Head of the Archives Research Center at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, which serves a consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Jackson is an alumna of Spelman College, New York University – with a MA in US History and Archival Management certification, and has participated in Archives and Academic Librarian Leadership Institutes.  She is co-author of the article, “Funding the Future of African American Religion Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center’s Robert W. Woodruff Library” in the Theological Librarianship Journal, and a holds membership in several archives and history professional associations.