Graduate Students

The Humanities Collaboratory’s bold and innovative research model connects scholars from a wide range of backgrounds, disciplines, and perspectives. Importantly, all teams are intergenerational. Graduate students are integral, collaborative members of project team. Below are the names of current and past graduate student team members. Several have shared a “Collaboratory Story”: click on names below to read more. We will continue to post additional features: check back again to hear more from the graduate students who have brought their expertise to the Collaboratory’s groundbreaking projects.

Black Washtenaw County: Histories of Racial Inequality, Segregation, and African-American Community Formation in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor

Current Members:
Mia Glionna — School of Information

Previous Members:
Bailey Sullivan
Chad Kamen — School of Information So Yoon Ryu — History of Art
Matthew Carlos Stehney — History

Centering the Northern Realms: Integrating Histories and Archaeologies of the Mongol Empire (1200 to 1500 CE)

Previous Members:
Golriz Farshi — Middle East Studies
Kara Larson — Anthropology
Andrea Valedón-Trapote — History
Jian Zhang — History
Baatra Erdene-Ochir — post-doc

ReConnect/ReCollect: Reparative Connections to Philippine Collections at the University of Michigan

Current members:
Kristi Rhead — Anthropology and History

Previous Members:
Chad Kamen — School of Information (supported by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Emily Na — American Culture
Sony Prosper — School of Information
Nicholas Trudeau — Anthropology/UM Museum of Anthropological Archaeology

Singing Justice: Recovering the African American Voice in Song

Current Members:
Traci Lombre — American Culture

Previous Members:
Tyrese Byrd — School of Music, Theatre, & Dance
Cody Jones — Musicology/SMTD
Samantha Williams — School of Music, Theatre, & Dance

The Ambivalence Project

Previous Members:
Eshe Sherley — History
Annika Pattenaude — English
Emily Coccia — English and Women’s and Gender Studies

Narrating Nubia: The Social Lives of Heritage

Current Members:
Bailey Franzoi — IPCAA/Museum Studies
Heidi Hilliker — Middle East Studies
Shannon Ness — IPCAA/Museum Studies

Previous Members:
Adeli Block — Anthropology
Caitlin Clerkin — IPCAA/Museum Studies

Documenting Criminalization and Confinement

Madeleine Aquilina — History of Art
Julia Barron — Social Work
Rachel Cawkwell — English
Francesca Ferrara — Law
Allie Goodman — History
David Helps — History
Peter Martel — Sociology
Nicole Navarro — History
Alexander Stephens — History
Megan Wilson — Classical Studies

Expanding the Reach of the Global Feminisms Oral History Archive

Previous Members:
Eimeel Castillo — History and Women’s Studies
Marisol Fila — Romance Languages and Literatures
Ronke Olawale — Anthropology and Social Work
Ozge Savas — Psychology and Women’s Studies

Making African Art

Previous Members:
James Denison — History of Art
Traci Lombre — American Culture
James Munene — Anthropology
Sandra Nwogu — Applied Statistics
Hillina Seife — History

Sensing Algorithms

Previous Members
Guadalupe Madrigal — Communication Studies
Megh Marathe — Information Studies

From Africa to Patagonia: Voices of Displacement

Previous Members:
Dominique Bouavichith
Myrna Cintrón-Valentín
Micha Fischer
Juan Leal-Ugalde, post-doc
Jiseung Kim
Michaela Russo, post-doc
Josh Shapero, post-doc
Ana M. Silva, post-doc

Book Unbound

Previous Members:
Sheira Cohen
Jathan Elden Day
Michael Hoffman
Chuhan Hou
Kesava Kota
Tyler Johnson
Rusi Li
Vincent Longo
Matthew Naglak
Adrienne Raw
Emily Mullas Wilson

Precarity Lab

Cindy Lin

Hyecho’s Journey