Steven De’Juan Booth is an archivist and researcher based in Chicago.
His work and research interests include born-digital audiovisual materials, Black cultural heritage preservation, community archives and digital scholarship.
He has worked for the U.S. National Archives since 2009. He co-founded Archivists of Metro D.C. (2015) and the Blackivists (2018). He serves on the governing board of the Society of American Archivists. He holds a B.A. in music from Morehouse College and an M.S. in library science from Simmons College.
He is currently working on a book project with Barrye Brown (The Schomburg Center for Research on Black Culture) exploring the contributions of African American archivists to the profession.
Steven uses he/him/his pronouns.
He can be reached at boothsd at gmail dot com (email) and @misterBooth (social media).
Photograph by Matt Austin