Charla Wilson serves as the inaugural Archivist for the Black Experience at Northwestern University.
She started in 2017. Her primary focus as archivist is to document the history of Black students, faculty, alumni, and organizations at Northwestern University. She also supports outreach, education, and reference for the University Archives.
Charla holds a degree in American studies, with course concentration relating to African-American history and culture, from Scripps College. Her graduate degree is in History from California State University San Marcos.