Nitoshia Ford

Nitoshia L Ford

Nitoshia Ford

Doctoral Candidate



Nitoshia has earned an MLIS with an emphasis in Archives and Cultural Heritage from Dominican University, an M.A. in African American and African Diaspora Studies from the University of California Berkeley, and a B.A. in Gender and Women’s Studies from the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Broadly, Nitoshia’s research interests include Black Feminist Theory, African American Women’s History, and Archival theory and practice. Specifically, she is interested in the self-documentation practices of historically marginalized groups through cultural production and community archival practices, as well as the postmodern revisioning of the traditional archive.
Nitoshia previously worked as a public librarian.