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Past Fellows Projects

Summer 2022

Telling the Story of Civil War Nashville with Storymaps | Mentors: Brandon Hulette, Stacy Curry-Johnson 

Modalities of Textual Analysis: Exploring British Periodicals | Mentors: Cliff Anderson, Mark Schoenfield

Spring 2022

21st Century Climate Fiction | Fellows: Amelia Hope Day, Hope Riley Graham, Farrah Hasan, Alyssa Larrinaga, Chandler Quaile, Julia Tilton | Mentors: Mary Anne Caton, Teresa A. Goddu 

Archives and Storytelling: Exploring the Life of Dizzy Gillespie through Photographs | Fellows: Olutobi Akisanya, Isabel Campos, Emily Hall, David Mailman, Eleanor Vander Laan | Mentors: Zach Johnson, Holling Smith-Borne 

Exploring Disinformation in Media and Society | Fellows: Ming Chen, Katie Cho, Brooke Gallaway, Biyao Gao, Sarah Beth Huntley, Morgan Johnson, Shaun Karakkattu, Chase Mandell, Sara Paik, Virali Patel, Jingyi "Annie" Wang, Rui Ya "Reya" Wang, Chuer "Sophia" Yan, and Justin Yu, Shiman (Miranda) Zhu | Mentors: Melissa Mallon, Bobby Smiley, Andy Wesolek  

Modalities of Textual Analysis: Exploring British Periodicals | Fellows: Tahsinul Haque Abir, Obede Abraham, Chenxi Dong, Hunter Lee, Annabelle Littlejohn- Bailey, Yilin Liu, Serat Mahmud Saad, Deborah Sheng, and Ritvik Singh | Mentors: Cliff Anderson, Mark Schoenfield 

Tsuguharu Foujita and the Art of the Cat Exhibition | Fellow: Hanna Wooley; Mentor: Mary Anne Caton

Fall 2021

The American Presidency: Challenges of the Executive Branch | Fellows: Brennan Ferrington, Maeghan Grady, Jiale Jiang, Anton Kozyrev, Claire Reber, Davis Recht, Shravya Vasireddy | Mentors: Carla Beals, Teresa Gray, Nathan Jones, Frank Lester, Jason Schultz

Building a University: Vanderbilt’s Second Decade, 1885-1895 | Fellows: Muhang Ma, Samantha Olesen, Duncan Phillips | Mentors: Carla Beals, Mary Anne Caton, Teresa Gray, Kathy Smith

Giving Voice to Afro-Hispanic Life and Culture through the Collections of Manuel and Delia Zapata Olivella | Fellows: Alexandra Bradford, Elvira Morell | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington

Modalities of Textual Analysis: Exploring British Periodicals | Fellows: Roman Brasoveanu, Jingyi Chen, Marco Georgaklis, Jan Kim, Suiyang Mai, Ludwig Noya, Kwan Nok Adrian Wong | Mentors: Cliff Anderson, Mark Schoenfield

Gateway to Traditional Chinese Monuments: Data Curation and Web Development for Cultural Heritage Preservation | Fellows: Danni Huang, Xuliang Zhang | Mentors: Yuh-Fen Benda, Tracy Miller

The Artist's Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Curatorial and Collections Fellowship with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery | Fellows: Matthew Bartlett and Anna C (Chloe) Davis | Mentors: Mary Anne Caton

From Golden Type to Wild Waves: Fine Press Books in Vanderbilt Special Collections | Fellow: Connor McCain (Canie) Brown | Mentor: Mary Anne Caton

Summer 2021

Modalities of Textual Analysis: Large-Scale Natural Language Processing on Spark/Databricks | Fellows: Peixuan (Ancher) Li, Zifeng Liang, Junyan (Johnny) Ou | Mentors: Cliff Anderson, Mark Schoenfield

Telling the Story of Civil War Nashville through Storymaps | Fellow: Jordan Rhym | Mentors: Stacy Curry-Johnson, Brandon Hulette

The Art of Healing | Fellows: Shreya Gupta, Lia Okenkova | Mentor: Brandon Hulette


Spring 2021

The Artist's Workshop in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Curatorial and Collections Fellowship with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery | Fellows: Matthew Bartlett, Anna C (Chloe) Davis | Mentors: Kali Mason, Emily Weiner

Books through the Ages: Genre in the Nineteenth Century | Fellows: Josanda Addo, Robby Jordan Espano, Hannah Alex Tsiao | Mentors: Carla Beals, Mary Anne Caton, Rachel Lavenda

Gateway to Traditional Chinese Monuments: Data Curation and Web Development for Cultural Heritage Preservation | Fellow: Yuyang (Kathy) Zou | Mentors: Yuh-Fen Benda, Tracy Miller

Misinformation, Social Media, and the Effects on Society | Fellows: Giselle Fiestan, Yuna Jeon, Agneetta Moisio, Sophia Pearl Podolsky, Karen Chen Pu, Marissa Tessier, Kathir Sathi Venkat and Olivia Ann (Livvy) Whitmore | Mentors: Melissa Mallon, Bobby Smiley, Andy Wesolek

From Golden Type to Wild Waves: Fine Press Books in Vanderbilt Special Collections | Fellow: Connor McCain Brown | Mentor: Mary Anne Caton

Modalities of Text Mining: Exploring British Periodicals at Scale | Fellows: TingYan (Nicholas) Deng, Mark Grujic, Desiree Sagayno Hagg, Farouk Haroun, Ali A Hussain, Jiayi (Sunny) Li, Helen Qian, Cassandra Yermack | Mentors: Cliff Anderson, Mark Schoenfield

Telling the Story of Civil War Nashville through Storymaps | Fellows: Alyssa L Bolster, Grant F Bowlds, Jacob Hale, Ao Qu | Mentors: Brandon Hulette, Stacy Curry-Johnson


Fall 2020

Building a University: Vanderbilt’s First Decade, 1875-1885 | Fellows: Tucker Apgood, Donyea James, Joshua Woods, Yisu Yang, Stanley Zhao | Mentors: Carla Beals, Mary Anne Caton, Teresa Gray, Kathy Smith

Gateway to Traditional Chinese Monuments: Data Curation and Web Development for Cultural Heritage Preservation | Fellows: Waka Ogihara, Liyan Shen | Mentors: Yuh-Fen Benda, Tracy Miller

Modalities of Text Mining | Fellows: Emma Boldwyn, Shwe Khin, Rohit Khurana, Yuzhe Lu, Erskine Nyoike | Cliff Anderson, Mark Schoenfield

Privacy, Surveillance, and Intellectual Freedom | Fellows: David Cohen, Haylee Hayes, Emily Irigoyen, Induja Kumar, Matthew Sohn, Shannon Yan | Mentors: Melissa Mallon, Andy Wesolek


Summer 2020

The summer fellowship has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

“Now We Can Begin”: Women’s Activism After the Vote | Mentors: Rory Dicker, Mary Anne Caton


Spring 2020

Cursive & Recursive: Generating Transcriptions of Archival Documents Using Machine Learning | Fellows: Sahas Goli, Abrahan Liddell, Michelle Lin, Kai Malcolm, Indraneel Pai, Nilai Vemula, Rachel Wei | Mentors: Nathan Jones, Sarah Swanz

Encoding Music Manuscripts in Vanderbilt University Special Collections | Fellows: Anna Jandura-Cessna, Sara Clements, Cheston Humphreys, Jeremiah Kamtman | Mentors: Dr. Joy H. Calico, Jake Schaub

Ethics of Information | Fellows: Benjamin Bryce, JoJo Dong, Brian Duncan, Giselle Hengst, Chetan Immanneni, Jack Pantlin, Annie Zhou | Mentors: Sarah Burriss, Melissa Mallon, Bobby Smiley, Andy Wesolek

Gateway to Traditional Chinese Monuments: Data Curation and Web Development for Cultural Heritage Preservation | Fellows: Meilan Lu, Qisen Song, and Zheng Sun | Mentors: Yuh-Fen Benda, Dr. Tracy Miller

Netsuke: Gucci of the Edo Period | Fellows: Gawon Lee, Jiayi Hou | Mentors: Yuh-Fen Benda, Professor Gerald Figal, Kali Mason, Emily Weiner

Tending to Popular Thought: What People Read and Why | Fellows: Qingyang Cui, Emma Claire Geitner, Jessica Prus, and Gabrielle Rodgriuez | Mentors: Carla Beals, Mary Anne Caton, Rachel Lavenda

Vanderbilt Historical Tree Tour | Fellows: Taylor Hopkins, Alex Ismodes, Yuehao Yang | Mentor: Steve Baskauf


Fall 2019

Strengthening Ties: Cornelius Vanderbilt and the Founding of Vanderbilt University | Fellows: Sterling Akers, Brigitte Jia, Grace LaFrentz, Linh Nguyen, Jacob Schroeder | Mentors: Carla Beals, Mary Anne Caton, Celia Walker

The Evolution of the Peabody Esplanade | Fellows: Shrey Derasari, Alice Chen, Varsha Nair, Summer Rucker, Cole Sullivan, Robin Young | Mentors: Steve Baskauf, Stacy Curry-Johnson

Text Mining at Scale | Mentor: Cliff Anderson


2019 Spring

Our Crowd: Student Life at the University of Nashville | Fellows: Sharonda Adams, Eric J Asen | Mentors: Mary Anne Caton, Celia Walker


2018 Fall

Data Visualization and the Humanities | Fellows: Justin DeMello, Rusal Dent | Mentor: Bobby Smiley

The News as It Happened: Journalism in Vanderbilt’s Special Collections | Fellows: Skyler Froese, Jenna Moldavia, and Emma Oliver | Mentors: Kathy Smith, Sara Sterkenburg

2018 Summer

From Listeners to Leaders: A History of Women at Vanderbilt | Fellows: Leah Coffer, Emilie Martinez, Daniel Mativo, Molly Moreau, Brianna Nesbitt, Elizabeth Pearson | Mentors: Rory Dicker, Molly Moreau, and Brianna Nesbitt

2018 Spring

The Power of Propaganda | Fellows: Justine Hong, Jorge Salles Diaz, Mckalee Steen, David Zou | Mentors: Melissa Mallon, Nathan Jones

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) | Fellows: Julie Bones, Mary Catherine Cook, Will Dunham, Rachel Flores, Kerry Shawn, Abbey Labrecque, Akshay Soni | Mentors: Gabriela Ore, Richard Stringer-Hye


2017 Fall

The Once and Future Book | Fellows: Emma Dahill, Mason Eiss, Iksha Patra, Kelly Perry | Mentor: Valerie Hotchkiss

2017 Spring

Helguera Colombiana Exhibition | Fellow: Andrea Delgado | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Jodie Gambill, Kathy Smith, Sara Sterkenberg

Helguera Colombiana Exhibition | Fellow: Jessica Fletcher | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Jodie Gambill, Kathy Smith, Sara Sterkenberg

Tracing the Movement of Populations | Fellow: Janna Adelstein | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Kathy Smith

Tracing the Movement of Populations | Fellow: Dora Saclarides | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Kathy Smith

Visualizing Cass Gilbert’s Woolworth Building | Fellow: Ellen Dement | Mentors: Mary Anne Caton, Kevin D Murphy


2016 Fall

Augmented Reality Sandbox | Fellow: Christina Wang | Mentors: Lindsey Fox, Richard Stringer-Hye

Helguera Colombiana Collection | Fellow: Jorge Delgadillo | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Kathy Smith

The United States of America vs. Alfried Krupp, et al. | Fellow: Jennifer Alexander | Mentors: Laura Stark


2016 Summer

Creating a Vernacular Archive for the History of Medicine: Science & the Subject’s Perspective | Fellow: Jenifer Dodd | Mentors: Carla Beals, Morgan G Daniels, Pamela J Morgan, Laura Stark, Suellen Stringer-Hye

Mapping Access | Fellow: Tessa A. Eidelman | Mentors: Carla Beals, Lindsey Fox, Aima Hamraie


2016 Spring

The United States of America vs. Alfried Krupp, et al. | Fellow: Jennifer Alexander | Mentors: Laura Stark

Linked Data from the Medieval Middle East | Fellow: Alex Ayris | Mentors: Chris Benda, David Michelson, Suellen Stringer-Hye

Creating a Vernacular Archive for the History of Medicine: Science & the Subject’s Perspective | Fellow: Jenifer Dodd | Mentors: Laura Stark

Qualitative Analysis of Research Practices in Religion | Fellow: Mike Kohut | Mentors: Chris Benda, Bill Hook, Ramona Romero

Manuel Zapata Olivella Collection: The Ethnographic Collection | Fellow: Tiago Fernandes Maranhão | Mentors: Paula Covington, Lesley Gill, Kathy Smith

Manuel Zapata Olivella Collection: The Ethnographic Collection | Fellow: Brad Wright | Mentors: Paula Covington, Lesley Gill, Kathy Smith

Mapping Access | Fellow: Leah Samples | Mentor: Carla Beals, Lindsey Fox, Aimi Hamraie

Wisdom Digitized, Wisdom Multiplied | Fellow: Queen Stevenson | Mentors: Clifford Anderson, Deborah Lilton, Ifeoma Nwankwo

Wisdom Digitized, Wisdom Multiplied | Fellow: Nadejda Webb | Mentors: Clifford Anderson, Deborah Lilton, Ifeoma Nwankwo


2015 Fall

Folding, Printing, Binding, Cutting: Contemporary Artist’s Books Project | Fellow: Haley Brown | Mentors: Carla Beals, Mary Anne Caton

Creating a Vernacular Archive for the History of Medicine: Science & the Subject’s Perspective | Fellow: Jenifer Dodd | Mentors: Carla Beals, Morgan G. Daniels, Pamela J Morgan, Laura Stark, Suellen Stringer-Hye

Honoring the Life of Composer Alfred H. Bartles | Fellow: Brian Entwistle | Mentors: Jacob Schaub, Holling Smith-Borne


2015 Summer

19th Century Broadsides in the Helguera Colombian Collection | Fellow: Emma Banks | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Avery Dickins de Girón, Kathy Smith

Bioimages: a Semantic Web Resource | Fellow: Sean King | Mentor: Suellen Stringer-Hye

Interactive Research Tutorials in the Law Library | Fellow: Cecily Larison | Mentor: Catherine Deana

Responsive Web Design for the Revised Common Lectionary Website | Fellow: Lian Liu | Mentors: Jodie Gambill, Anne Richardson


2015 Spring

The Letters of Flannery O’Connor: A Social Network Analysis | Fellow: Molly Lasagna | Mentor: Suellen Stringer-Hye

Map Digitization Project | Fellow: Gabriela Oré Menéndez | Mentor: Kathy Smith, Richard Stringer-Hye, Ed Warga

Minecraft Project | Fellow: Anjelica Saulsberry | Mentor: Clifford Anderson

Wish You Were Here: Enrico Caruso Postcard Project | Fellow: Danielle Beaujon | Mentor: Mary Anne Caton


2014 Fall

Historical Tour of the University | Fellow: Corey Mackenzie Bowen | Mentor: Kathy Smith

Manuel Zapata Olivella Collections Correspondence | Fellow: Fernanda Bretones Lane | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Kathy Smith

Manuel Zapata Olivella Collections Correspondence | Fellow: Gretchen Selcke | Mentors: Carla Beals, Paula Covington, Kathy Smith

Recording History as It Happened: The Vanderbilt IMPACT Symposium | Fellow: Akailah Jenkins | Mentors: Kathy Smith, Tom Schwartz

Prepare to Practice | Fellow: Xueqing (Ashley) Shan | Mentor: Carolyn Hamilton

Vanderbilt Libraries Special Collections Topics in Wikipedia | Fellow: Nicolette M. Kostiw | Mentor: Cliff Anderson


2013

Helguera Colombian Collection | Fellow: Gloria Clemencia Perez | Mentor: Paula Covington

Historical Tour of the University | Fellow: Robert C.P. Steiner | Mentor: Kathy Smith

Illustrated Editions of Les Fleurs du Mal (1857) by Charles Baudelaire | Fellow: Kevin Patrick Milewski | Mentor: Yvonne Boyer

Vanderbilt Libraries Special Collections Topics in Wikipedia | Fellow: Yun Cha | Mentors: Cliff Anderson, Kathy Smith

Vanderbilt Libraries Website Visual Communications | Fellow: Taylor Elyse Bryant | Mentors: Hilary Craiglow, Dean Connie Dowell

Vanderbilt Television News Archive: Online Exhibit of Presidential Speeches | Fellow: M. Brielle Harbin | Mentors: Jody Combs, Carla Beals

2012 Spring

Photojournalist Jack Corn Collection | Fellow: Emily Carlton Cook | Mentor: Celia Walker