Jeannette received her undergraduate degree from New York University, an M.L.S from Shippensburg University, an M. Phil. in Caribbean Literature from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and  her Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Science.

Prior to joining the Simmons faculty, she worked as a librarian in St. Thomas, United States  Virgin Islands and was the Territorial Librarian and Archivist of the U.S. Virgin Islands from 1987 to 1998.  Her research interests and writings are in the areas of post-colonialism, collective memory and archival education. 


Jeannette Allis Bastian,

Associate Professor and Director of the Archives Program

Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Simmons College

300 The Fenway

Boston, MA 02115-5898 617-521-2808