Tanisha Jones
Director of the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Tanisha Jones is the Director of the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Prior to joining the Dance Division in 2007, she was the 2006-2007 Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) Research Fellow in the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department at New York University Libraries. Ms. Jones has presented her work at professional conferences and for organizations such as the American Library Association, Association of Moving Image Archivists, Joint Technical Symposium, the Archivists’ Round Table of New York, and UNESCO - The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation International Conference. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Dance Heritage Coalition and Theatre Library Association. Ms. Jones received her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley and her M.A. in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) from New York University.