Jessica Johnson

  • Processing Archivist

  • Instructor
  • Special Collections and Archives


  • M.S. Information Science- University at Albany, SUNY
  • M.A. History- University at Albany, SUNY
  • B.A. History- University of California, Santa Cruz

Previous professional experience

  • Assistant Archivist, Virginia State University 2009-2014
  • Archives Assistant, New York State Military Museum 2008-2009
  • Archives Technician, Saratoga National Historical Park 2007-2008

Selected presentations

  • Johnson, J.E., Kidd, M.T., (2017) BOHM’s* Away: Lessons from A Collection Survey (*Big Ol’ Hot Messes) Poster presented at MARAC Spring 2017 Meeting.
  • Kidd, M.T., Johnson, J.E.  (2016) Creating Your Own Personal Digital Archives Presented at the Richmond Times-Dispatch Archives Fair.
  • Johnson, J.E. (2016) What Not to Wear in the Archives: A Survey Presented at the MARAC Virginia Caucus Meeting.

Selected publications

  • Johnson, J.E. (2012) The Early Days at VSU. Virginia State University Archives Blog
  • Johnson, J.E. (2011) MARAC 2011 Spring Conference Mid-Atlantic Archivist, vol. 40 no. 2, Spring. 
  • Johnson, J.E. (2011) Join Us for MARAC 2011 Spring Conference!  Mid-Atlantic Archivist, vol. 40 no. 1 Winter.
  • Johnson, J.E. (2011) Virginia State University Archives and LGBTQ Collections. Virginia State University Archives Blog

Professional organizations

  • Society of American Archivists
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Association