Andrew W. Mellon Fellows at Price Lab for Digital Humanities

Natascha Barac

Junior, Physics and English, University of Pennsylvania

Natascha is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania double majoring in Physics and English, and, accordingly, she’s interested in the ways that culture and science continuously inform each...

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Aron Brouwer

Ph.D. Candidate, History

Aron Brouwer MA is a PhD student focusing on the history and practices of transnational fascism and anti-fascist activism. He received his B.A. and Research M.A. in History from the University of...

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Cosette Bruhns Alonso

Contemporary Publishing Fellow, Center for Research Date and Digital Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania

Cosette Bruhns Alonso is Contemporary Publishing Fellow at the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship. In this role, she spearheads a pilot collaboration with University of Pennsylvania...

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Jonathan Dick

Ph.D. Candidate, English

Jonathan is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Pennsylvania specializing in the literature and criticism of the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries. His dissertation is about the...

Cecilia González Godino

Ph.D. candidate, Hispanic Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Cecilia González Godino is a second-year Ph.D. student whose research is focused on the analysis of contemporary visual art in the Caribbean from other, non-hegemonical frameworks, such as...

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Emily Hammer

Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department, University of Pennsylvania

Emily Hammer is an archaeologist and Assistant Professor in the Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department. She has worked in Turkey, Azerbaijan, the UAE, Afghanistan, and Iraq on both...

May Hathaway

Freshman, Computer Science and Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

May Hathaway is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania studying Computer Science and Linguistics. Her Summer 2022 project investigates Letterboxd users' rating curves and common shapes in...

Emma Herndon

Junior, English, University of Pennsylvania

Emma Herndon is a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania where she is majoring in English, with minors in Linguistics and French. As a Summer Fellow at the Price Lab, she is working on...

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Cassandra Hradil

Digital Humanities Specialist

Cassandra serves as a liaison between the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship in the library and the Price Lab for Digital Humanities. She specializes in managing and supporting...

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Andy Janco

Digital Scholarship Programmer, University of Pennsylvania

Andy works with project partners as the server-side programmer and technical lead on data-intensive digital humanities and digital scholarship projects. He creates lightweight web applications,...

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D. Brian Kim

Assistant Professor, Russian and East European Studies, University of Pennsylvania

D. Brian Kim is a specialist in Russian literature of the long nineteenth century, translation studies, and literary and cultural relationships between Russia, Western Europe, and East Asia. ...

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Winnie Lai

Ph.D. Candidate, Music

Winnie W. C. Lai (she/her/hers) is a PhD candidate in Music (specializing in Sound Studies and Ethnomusicology). She is a Benjamin Franklin Fellow (2018-2022, 2023-2024), a Tarnopol Graduate...

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Zachary Lesser

Edward W. Kane Professor, English, University of Pennsylvania

Zachary Lesser received his PhD in English Literature from Columbia University and his BA in Renaissance Studies and Religious Studies from Brown University. Before coming to Penn, he taught at...

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Brook Lillehaugen

Associate Professor, Linguistics, Haverford College

Brook Danielle Lillehaugen is a linguist and associate professor in the Tri-College Department of Linguistics, at Haverford College. She is chair of linguistics at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges...

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Mélanie Péron

Senior Lecturer, French and Francophone Studies

Mélanie Péron is a Senior Lecturer in French. She teaches French History and Culture courses. In Fall 2016, she created the course "Paris during the German Occupation and its Places of [Non-]...

Dot Porter

Curator of Digital Research Services, University of Pennsylvania

As Curator of Digital Research Services in the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, Dot Porter participates in a wide-ranging digital humanities research and development team within the...

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J.D. Porter

Digital Humanities Specialist

J.D. Porter is a DH Project Specialist at the Price Lab. He received his PhD in English from Stanford University in 2017 and then worked as the Associate/Technical Director at the Stanford...

Joshua Reason

Ph.D. candidate, Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Joshua K. Reason (they/them) is a doctoral student and William Fontaine Fellow in Africana Studies at Penn. They combine performance, geography, and ethnography within their research to detail the...

Grace Sanders Johnson

Assistant Professor, Africana Studies

Grace L. Sanders Johnson is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies. She received her Ph.D. in History & Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan where she specialized in Modern Caribbean...

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Whitney Trettien

Assistant Professor, English, University of Pennsylvania

Whitney Trettien researches the history of the book and other text technologies from print to digital. Her work is invested in exploring the past to better understand our present media environment...

Rawad Wehbe

Ph.D. candidate, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania

Rawad Wehbe studies Arabic poetry, poetics, and literary theory. His dissertation examines the mukhaḍramūn—a generation of poets who lived between the pre-Islamic and Islamic era—focusing on the...