From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

Meredith Evans, Ph. D.

Position Title



Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

Address Line

441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30307


(404) 865-7100


(404) 865-7200


In 2015, Meredith Evans became the first African American woman to be appointed as a presidential library director, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2018, Meredith Evans became the 74th President of the Society of American Archivists (SAA).

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Meredith Evans, Ph. D.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 20, 2024,

Last modified: 2024-06-12 13:36:55