Andrew W. Mellon Fellows at Price Lab for Digital Humanities

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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...

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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...

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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...

Olivia Lee

Senior, English and Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Olivia is a rising senior at Penn, majoring in English and Classical Studies with minors in Art History and Digital Humanities. For the summer 2023 fellowship, she will be participating in an...

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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...

Julia Pelosi-Thorpe

Ph.D Candidate, Italian Studies, Comparative Literature and Literary Theory

Julia Pelosi-Thorpe is an Italian-Australian PhD student in Italian Studies/Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the University of Pennsylvania, coming to the end of her first year.

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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...

Nat Rivkin

Ph.D Candidate, English

Nat Rivkin is a PhD Candidate in English at Penn. Their research interests include premodern poetry, trans studies, and the history of sexuality. They are working on a dissertation that examines...

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...

Justin Seward

Junior, Sociology and Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Justin J. Seward is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, set to graduate in the Class of 2025. He is pursuing a double major in Sociology and Religious...

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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...