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Past Fellows Projects

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: 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: 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: 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: 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, Jodie Gambill, Kathy Smith, Sara Sterkenberg

Helguera Colombiana Exhibition | Fellow: Jessica Fletcher | Mentors: Carla Beals, 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