Andrew W. Mellon Former Fellows at Price Lab for Digital Humanities

Elliot Montpelier
Elliot Montpellier

Ph.D. candidate, Department of Anthropology and Department of South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Elliot Montpellier is interested in mediatized discourse about Islam, piety, and morality in Pakistani media productions, specifically television drama serials. He is a dual-degree PhD candidate...

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Nicky Agate

Assistant University Librarian for Research Data & Digital Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania

Nicky Agate has spent her career exploring the possibilities of open and ethical publishing models; championing the redefinition of scholarly praxis; and rethinking evaluation and assessment in...

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Nicky Agate

Assistant University Librarian for Research Data & Digital Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania

Nicky Agate has spent her career exploring the possibilities of open and ethical publishing models; championing the redefinition of scholarly praxis; and rethinking evaluation and assessment...

Shaashi Ahlawat
Shaashi Ahlawat

Shaashi Ahlawat is a PhD candidate in the Department of South Asia Studies. Her research interests include South Asian Buddhism, eastern Indian art and architecture, cultural encounters, spatial...

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Matthew Aiello

Ph.D. Candidate, English, University of Pennsylvania

Matthew Aiello is a Ph.D. Candidate in English at UPenn. His dissertation, Writing Under Duress: Trauma and Repetition in Early England, 1070-1270 treats trauma as a dynamic...

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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Clovis Bergère

Assistant Director for Research, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Clovis Bergère is Assistant Director for Research at the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication (CARGC) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of...

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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...

Peter Cobb

Kowalski Family Teaching Specialist for Digital Archaeology, Classical Studies and the Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials

Peter J. Cobb is an Anatolian archaeologist and a ceramics specialist.  He recently completed his PhD in the...

Clay Colmon
Associate Director of Instructional Design, Arts and Sciences Online Learning, University of Pennsylvania

 

Dr. Clayton Colmon is the associate director of instructional...
Lourdes Contreras

Ph.D. Candidate, Italian Studies

Lourdes Contreras’ academic interest encompass the themes of exile, displacement, temporality, rootedness and ecological representations in literature. Her interest in displacement and rootedness...

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Petra Cramer

Creamer earned her B.A. in Anthropology (with a focus in archaeology) at the Ohio State University in 2014, with her senior honors thesis addressing the trade and culture of resins and amber in...

Gavriel Cutipa-Zorn

Postdoctoral Fellow, Perry World House

Gavriel Cutipa-Zorn is a postdoctoral fellow at the Perry World House. His research explores the imperial histories of surveillance and agribusiness...

Peter Diamond

Ph.D. Candidate, English

Peter Diamond is a PhD candidate in English at University of Pennsylvania, studying seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature of the Atlantic World. His research interests include Anglophone...

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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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Max Dugan

Max is a doctoral student in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Religious Studies specializing in Islam. His research foregrounds materiality in the production and contestation...

Laura Eckstein
Laura Eckstein

Fourth Year Ph.D. Candidate, History

Laura Newman Eckstein is a fouth-year Ph.D. student in history at the University of Pennsylvania. Her studies focus on Jews in the Atlantic world (17th-19th centuries) with specific interests in...

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Angelina Eimannsberger

Angelina Eimannsberger is a graduate student in the Comparative Literature department at the University of Pennsylvania. Eimannsberger's research focuses on contemporary US women writers,...

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Angelina Eimannsberger

Ph.D. Candidate, Comparative Literature

Angelina Eimannsberger is a graduate student in the Comparative Literature department at the University of Pennsylvania. Eimannsberger's research focuses on contemporary US women writers, novels...

Catherine Fantuzzo
Catherine Fantuzzo

Sophomore, Comparative Literature and Russian and East European Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Catherine Fantuzzo is a rising sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania where she is double majoring in Comparative Literature (Russ. and French Lit) and Russian and East European Studies...

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Jared Farmer

Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania

Jared Farmer is Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania. An environmental historian, Farmer has temporal expertise in the long nineteenth...

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Jared Farmer

Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania

Jared Farmer is Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania. An environmental historian, Farmer has temporal expertise in the long nineteenth century...

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Jennifer Garcon

Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Pennsylvania

Jennifer Garcon is the Digital Scholarship Librarian at Penn Libraries, and was previously the CLIR Bollinger Fellow in Public and Community Data Curation (2018-2020), where she facilitated...

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...

Cordula Grewe

Associate Professor, Dept. of Art History
Indiana University Bloomington

Cordula Grewe (Indiana University Bloomington) specializes in 18th- and 19th-century European art, with emphasis on visual piety, word-image relationships, and aesthetics. Having published...

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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...

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...

Julia Heim

Lecturer of Foreign Language, Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies Department (FIGS)

Julia Heim (she/they) is a lecturer of foreign language in the department of Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Their scholarly areas of inquiry...

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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Cassidy Holahan

Cassidy is a PhD candidate in the University of Pennsylvania’s English Department specializing in eighteenth-century literature. Her research interests include book history, the history...

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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,...

Ayako Kano

Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Ayako Kano is Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations (EALC), and is also...

Lynda Kellam

Interim Head of Research Data and Digital Scholarship, Penn Libraries

Lynda Kellam is the Interim Head of Research Data & Digital Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. She previously was the Senior...

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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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Amanda Licastro

Emerging and Digital Literacy Designer, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Amanda Licastro (she/her) is the Emerging and Digital Literacy Designer at the University of Pennsylvania, responsible for providing instructional design support in collaboration with other...

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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...

Jessa Lingel
Jessa Lingel

Associate Professor, Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Jessa Lingel is an associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and core faculty in the ...

Anne Luther
Anne Luther

Founder and Director of the Institute for Digital Heritage and Principal Investigator, Digital Benin

Dr. Anne Luther is a specialist for digital heritage and a digital humanities scholar. Her work applies technology, design and humanities research for the interaction, exploration and opening of...

Jessica Mack

Assistant Professor of Digital History, Rowan University

Jessica Mack is a historian and assistant professor of digital history at Rowan University. She specializes in digital public history, Latin American history, and the history of higher education....

Aylin Malcolm
Aylin Malcolm

Ph.D. candidate, English, University of Pennsylvania

Aylin Malcolm is a Ph.D. candidate in English with previous degrees from Ohio State (M.A. in English) and McGill (B.A.&Sc. in Environment). Their research interests include medieval poetry,...

Shannon Mattern

Penn Presidential Compact Professor of Media Studies and the History of Art 

Shannon Mattern is the Penn Presidential Compact Professor of Media Studies and the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania. Her dad owned a hardware store and makes beautiful furniture,...

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Laura B. McGrath

Assistant Professor of English and Digital Humanities at Temple University

Laura B. McGrath is Assistant Professor of English and Digital Humanities at Temple University. She specializes in post-1945 U.S. literature, literary sociology, and computational analysis. She is...

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Zain R. Mian

Zain R. Mian is interested in contemporary debates on World Literature, the sociology of literary institutions and forms, as well as historiographical theory, genre theory, and narratology...

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Jessica Milby

Manager of Digital Records, Archives, and Publications at Penn Museum

Jessica Milby adapted her fine arts and art history background into working with technology. As the Penn Museum's Manager of Digital Records, Archives, and Publications, she guides digital...

Breanna Moore

P.h.D candidate, History, University of Pennsylvania

Breanna Moore is a third year PhD student in the History Department at University of Pennsylvania. She graduated from UPenn with majors in International Relations and African Studies in 2015.Her...

Chris Mustazza

Co-Director of the PennSound Archive, IT Director in Penn's School of Arts & Science

Chris Mustazza is Co-Director of the PennSound Archive, IT Director in Penn's School of Arts & Sciences, and lecturer in English. His work focuses on experimental digital analyses of...

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Chris Mustazza

Co-Director, PennSound Archive; IT Director, Penn's School of Arts & Science

Chris Mustazza is Co-Director of the PennSound Archive, IT Director in Penn's School of Arts & Sciences, and lecturer in English. His work focuses on experimental digital analyses of poetry...

Ana Paula Nadalini Mendes

Ph.D. Candidate, History

Ana Paula Nadalini Mendes is a PhD candidate in the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania. Her studies focus on gender and slavery in the nineteenth-century Lusophone world. Her...

Julie Napolin

English

Julie Beth Napolin is a scholar, musician, and radio producer (KALW’s “Philosophy Talk”). She is former Associate Director of The Digital Yoknapatawpha Project, a trustee of the Joseph...

Olga Nechaeva
Olga Nechaeva

Ph.D. Candidate, Russian and East European Studies

Olga received her MA in Comparative Studies and Russian Literature from the National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow) in 2018. Her master thesis was devoted to the study of...

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Zita C. Nunes

Associate Professor, English, University of Pennsylvania

Zita C. Nunes, Associate Professor of English, teaches and conducts research in the area of African American/African Diaspora literatures from a pan-African and multilingual perspective.The author...

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...

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Ali M. Rahman

Lecturer, Critical Writing Program, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Ali M. Rahman is a Lecturer in the Critical Writing Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Ali completed his Ph.D. at UC Santa Barbara focusing on Islamic oral traditions and education in...

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...

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...

LIandra Si

Ph.D. Candidate, English

Liandra is currently a 5th year PhD student with the Penn English department. Her dissertation focuses on Caribbean literature of the long 18th century, especially as it concerns forests and non-...

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Krystal Strong

Assistant Professor, Education and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Krystal Strong is a scholar-organizer whose research and teaching focus on activism, the cultural and political power of youth, and the role of educational spaces as sites of political...

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Whitney Trettien

Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Whitney Trettien is a scholar, teacher, and assistant professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work explores the deep history of literary technologies, from early printed...

Naomi Waltham-Smith

Assistant Professor of Music

A graduate of Selwyn College, Cambridge and King’s College London, Naomi Waltham-Smith is interested in digital soundmapping of urban precarity and exclusion and in 2019–2020 she will be a fellow...

Arthur Wang

Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

A scholar of contemporary fiction, media, and feminist science and technology studies, Arthur Z. Wang studies how scientific concepts travel across contexts and assert...
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...

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Christine Woody

Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Textual Scholarship Program, Widener University

Christine Woody is Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Textual Scholarship Program at Widener University. She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and...