Sasha Griffin


M.L.I.S., Kent State University, 2009

B.A., History, Capital University, 2007


University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian

Denison University, 2014 – present


Interim College Archivist

Luther College, 2014


Digital Archivist

Luther College, 2012-2014

Project Cataloging Archivist

Luther College, 2010–2012

Library Associate 1, "Digital Projects Archivist"

Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program at The Ohio State University, 2009–2010


Local Government Records Program Intern

Ohio State Historical Society and Archives, 2009


Vagts, Rachel and Sasha Griffin. "Building Effective Leaders: Redesigning the Archives Leadership Institute." In Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections, edited by Kate Theimer. R & L Publishers, 2014.

Griffin, Sasha. “Inside the Archives: The value of the 'old stuff.'”  Ideas and Creations, March 3, 2014.

Griffin, Sasha. "Streaming Is Believing: Live Broadcasting a Roundtable Meeting from New Orleans." Archival Outlook (Sept./Oct. 2013): 15, 36.



“Veni, Vidi, Vici: Perspectives on Digitizing Medieval Manuscript Leaves” at the Society of Ohio Archivists meeting, Columbus, Ohio, May 2016.

“A Festivus for the Rest of Us: Perspectives on Diversity in the Midwest” at the Midwest Archives Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 2016.

“Learning to Manage / Managing to Learn” at the Society of American Archivists’ Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, August 2015.


"From Zero to 60: Lessons Learned From Setting Up Digital Initiatives in Small to Mid-sized Academic Institutions" at the Digital Libraries Federation Forum, Atlanta, GA, October 2014.

"Proactive Approaches to Job Creation" at the Society of American Archivists' Archives Management Roundtable, Washington D.C., August 2014.

"Relive Luther: A Rephotography Campaign" at the Midwest Archives Conference, Kansas City, MO, April 2014.

"Startups and Stalls- building a digital curation program from scratch" at a LYRASIS Preservation Town Hall Meeting, Boston, MA, April 2014.

“Journeys to America: Illuminating Hidden Collections at Luther College and Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museums” at the Norwegian-American Historical Association of Norway Seminar XI, June 2011.


Society of Ohio Archivists, member 2009-2010, 2014-present

Midwest Archives Conference, member 2010 – present


Society of American Archivists, member 2010–present


Archon Professional Service:

Other professional memberships:


Archives Leadership Institute participant, 2016 cohort

Selected as part of a competitive application process for advanced leadership training in the 2016 immersive institute held at Berea College

H. F. Group Preservation Award, 2010

Awarded for demonstrating outstanding scholarship and an interest in the area of library preservation

Society of Ohio Archivists’ Spring Conference Scholarship, 2009

Awarded the Continuing Education Stipend Application to attend the SOA Spring conference in 2009.

Phi Alpha Theta, inducted 2004

Inducted in the national history honors society at Capital University.