Fellows & Grantees

This list of past Digital Matters Graduate Fellows and Faculty Grantees shows the variety of disciplines and digital humanities research Digital Matters supports through its fellowship and faculty grantee program. For more information on the funded programs Digital Matters offers please see the links below.

Digital Matters Faculty Grant

Digital Matters Graduate Residency Fellowship

Faculty Grant Awardees

Allison McCormack

Original Cataloger for Special Collections
Spring 2023
BIPOC and Religious Minorities Archival Redescription Pilot

 

 

Ana Atunes

Assistant Professor Division of Gender Studies
Spring 2023
TikTok Taught Me: Social media & sex education in the post-pandemic era

 

 

Kevin Coe

Professor, Department of Communication
Spring 2023
News Coverage of U.S. Mass Shootings, 2013 – 2022: Comparative Insights from Automated and Manual Content Analyses

 

Lien Fan Shen

Associate Professor: Film and Media Arts
Spring 2023
Empowering Comic Artists with DALL-E, AI Image Generating Program

Post Doctoral Fellows

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Dr. Kaylee Alexander

DM / ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. in Art History & Visual Culture
Fall 2022 – Present
The US Cemetery Audit

 

Graduate Fellows

Laurie Larson

Graduate Student in the School of Architecture
Spring 2023
From the Brine: Salinification as a Subject for Additive Fabrication

 

 

Natalie Slater

Graduate Student of Environmental Humanities
Spring 2023
Digital Ecologies of Access: Using Accessible Web Design to Archive Art-based Environmental Health Narratives

 

Maggie Scholle

Graduate Student of Environmental Humanities
Fall 2023
For the Birds? : Place Attachment and Spatial Processes at Lee Kay Ponds

 

Eliana Massey

Undergraduate Student of Environmental Humanities
Fall 2023

Faculty Grant Awardees

Luke Leither

Luke Leither

Fine Arts & Architecture Librarian
Fall 2022
Revealing Topolski’s Chronicle

 

Margaret Wan

Margaret Wan

Professor of Chinese Literature and Cultural History
Fall 2022
Mapping the Traditional Chinese Novel

 

Eric Herschthal

Eric Herschthal

Assistant Professor – History
Fall 2022
Carbon Conscripts: Slavery and the Origins of Climate Change.

Post Doctoral Fellows

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Dr. Kaylee Alexander

DM / ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. in Art History & Visual Culture
Fall 2022 – Present
The US Cemetery Audit

 

Graduate Fellows

Eliza McKinney

Eliza McKinney

Graduate Student in the Department of History
Fall 2022
Womyn’s World: Lesbian Community in 90’s Salt Lake City

 

John Sutter

John Sutter

Graduate Student in Department of Film and Media Studies
Fall 2022
What your Weather App is hiding from you

 

Ashton Reeder

Undergraduate Student in Multi-Disciplinary Design
Fall 2022

Dataveillance

 

 

Eliana Massey

Undergraduate Student in Multi-Disciplinary Design
Fall 2022

Climate Hope

Exhibition/Performance Faculty Grantee

Eric Handman

Eric Handman

 

Jaclyn Wright

Jaclyn Wright

Asst. Prof., Dept. of Art & Art History
Spring 2021
Marked

 

Faculty Grantees

Matthew Basso

Matthew Basso

Assoc. Professor, Dept. of History & Gender Studies
Fall 2021
Using digital tools to see the World War II home front in a new way

 

Marnie Powers-Torrey

Marnie Powers-Torrey

Assoc. Librarian, Marriott Library
Fall 2021
Opening Artists’ Books: Interactive Website to Extend & Sustain Access to Artists’ Books

 

Ashley Cordes

Exhibition/Performance Graduate Student Grantee

Danielle Waters

Danielle Waters

Graduate student in the Master of Arts in Teaching-Fine Arts program
Spring 2021
Youth Activist Art Digital Database

 

Graduate Fellows

John Flynn

DM / American West Center Graduate Fellow
PhD student in Dept. of History
Fall 2021 – Spring 2022
Native Places Atlas

 

Trevor Smith

Graduate student in Dept. of Communication
Fall 2021
Algorithmic Content: An Unforeseen Force in Digital Media

 

Daniel Uncapher

PhD student in Creative Writing
Spring 2021
Open Wounds

Exhibition/Performance Faculty Grantee

Milad Mozari

Milad Mozari

Asst. Prof., School of Architecture
Fall 2020
Resonance Map

 

Faculty Grantees

Marnie Powers-Torrey

Marnie Powers-Torrey

Associate Librarian, Marriott Library
Fall 2020
Interactive Website to Extend & Sustain Access to Artists’ Books

 

Todd Samuelson

Todd Samuelson

Associate Librarian, Marriott Library
Fall 2020
Negative Space: Illustration as Historical Engagement

 

Aislinn McDougall

Aislinn McDougall

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English
Spring 2020
Reflections of Ikahuak: Negotiating Sovereignty & Community via Decolonial Digital Mapping Strategies

 

Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy
Spring 2020
Whose Anthropocene?

 

Graduate Fellows

John Flynn

DM / American West Center Graduate Fellow
PhD student in Dept. of History
Fall 2020 – Spring 2021
Native Places Atlas

 

Max Schleicher

PhD student in Dept. of English
Fall 2020
Using Stylometry to Analyze Poetry Blurbs and Reviews

 

 

Jeff Turner

DM / American West Center Graduate Fellow
Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
Native Places Atlas

Faculty Grantees

Jon Mills

Jon Mills

Asst. Prof., Multi-Disciplinary Design Program, College of Architecture + Planning
Fall 2019
Inhabitable Research

 

Anna Neatrour

Anna Neatrour

Asst. Librarian, Marriott Library
Fall 2019
Kennecott Personnel Mining Records Transcription Pilot

 

Lourdes Alberto

Lourdes Alberto

Assoc. Prof., Dept. of English
Spring 2019
Indigenous Latina/o/x Archives

 

Wendy Wischer

Wendy Wischer

Asst. Prof. Dept. of Art & Art History
Spring 2019
Battlegrounds

 

Graduate Fellows

Jeff Turner

DM / American West Center Graduate Fellow
Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
Native Places Atlas

 

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Maria Alberto

PhD candidate in the Dept. of English
Fall 2019
Bots: Co-Creating Digital Narratives

 

Tiana Birrell

Tiana Birrell

Graduate student in Environmental Humanities
Spring 2019
Water You Doing? Finding Place in the Digital

 

Jace Brittain

Jace Brittain

PhD candidate in Creative Writing
Spring 2019
A Mountain Pine Script