African American Studies Librarians Section


Promotes the study of librarianship and collection development as it progresses and relates to the African American studies collection.
The official AFAS committee rosters are listed below, and the AFAS website is available here.


Derek Mosley (Past-Chairperson, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 08/31/2016. Last retrieved on 08/31/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


As of August 2015, AFAS had 256 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership. 

AFAS Committees

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Membership Committee

Publication and Research Committee


The African American Studies Librarians Section was established in 1989.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL appointments are accepted through February 15 for service the following term, which begins July 1. Visit for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Work: 312-280-2514