Staff Contact List

Contact information for the Archives of American Art headquarters' staff.

Washington, D.C. Headquarters: 202-633-7940 
New York Office: 212-399-5035

For addresses see Visit a Research Center

Research Questions: See Ask a Reference Question

Image Orders: See Rights and Reproductions, Librarians may use our Interlibrary Loan Form

Phone: 202-633-7950

Fax: 202-633-7994

Liza Kirwin, Interim Director
Phone: 202-633-7957

See Donating Papers to the Archives of American Art

Sarah Bohannan, External Affairs Specialist
Phone: 202-633-7993

Nora Daniels, Advancement Associate
Phone: 202-633-8768

Eric Corbie, Advancement Assistant
Phone: 202-633-0558

See Support the Archives


Susan Cary, Registrar
Phone: 202-633-7945
Fax: 202-633-7994

See Borrowing Documents for Exhibition

Erin Kinhart, Head of Collections Processing
Phone: 202-633-7946

Michelle Herman, Head of Digital Experience
Phone: 202-633-7987
Phone: 202-633-7992
Fax: 202-633-7994

Washington, DC Headquarters

  • Rayna Andrews, Archivist
  • George Apodaca, Digital Asset Manager
  • Stephanie Ashley, Archivist
  • Elizabeth Botten, Reference Specialist
  • Marisa Bourgoin, Head of Reference Services
  • Lindsey Bright, Library Technician
  • Susan Cary, Registrar and Collections Manager
  • Melissa Cristal, Associate Director for Advancement
  • Katy Donahue, Archives Aid
  • Poreia Duncan, Management Support Assistant
  • Thomas Edwards, Staff Assistant
  • Ryan Evans, Archivist
  • Josh T. Franco, National Collector
  • Michelle Herman, Head of Digital Experience
  • Jayna Josefson, Archivist
  • Erin Kinhart, Head of Collections Processing
  • Liza Kirwin, Interim Director 
  • Rachel Larsen, Digital Imaging Technician
  • Sarah Mundy, Archivist
  • Jessica Purkis, Digital Initiatives Archivist
  • Toby Reiter, Web Software Developer
  • Matthew Simms, Gerald and Bente Buck West Coast Collector
  • Jennifer Snyder, Oral History Archivist
  • Emily D. Shapiro, Managing Editor, Archives of American Art Journal
  • Tanya Sheehan, Executive Editor, Archives of American Art Journal
  • Sharon Shepard, Director for Administrative Operations
  • Rhoko Ueno, Archivist
  • Vivian Vargas, Management Support Specialist

New York Research Center

  • Ben Gillespie, Oral Historian
  • Uchenna Itam, Curator of African American Manuscripts
  • Jennifer Neal, Archivist
  • Jacob Proctor, Gilbert and Ann Kinney New York Collector
  • Lewis Tio, Archives Technician