Dr. Aisha Johnson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Outreach at the Georgia Tech Library, is a revelator of Southern library history. She is committed to archival research, the production of minority librarians and archivists for cultural preservation, and redefining the scholar.
She is well-versed in archival research, instruction, program administration, assessment and evaluation as well as curriculum development to produce practical professionals. With such a dedication to the field, Dr. Johnson encourages redefining the scholar by introducing primary source research with emphasis on synthesis and encouraging scholar practitioners.
In 2020, she was dubbed Distinguished Alumni of Florida State University's College of Communication and Information, School of Information. In 2021, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History recognized her work and impact with the Freedom Scholar Award.