Faculty & Staff



Dean Rehberger


Director, MATRIX


Associate Professor, History


Adjunct Curator, MSU Museum


rehberge@msu.edu

Ethan Watrall


Associate Director, MATRIX


Assistant Professor, Anthropology


Adjunct Curator, MSU Museum


Director, Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative


watrall@msu.edu

Alicia Sheill


Assistant Director, MATRIX


Center Manager


Adjunct Curator, MSU Museum


asheill@msu.edu

Seila Gonzalez Estrecha


Director of Programming


seilage@msu.edu

Jeff Goeke-Smith


Systems Administrator


goekesmi@msu.edu

Catherine Foley


Director of Digital Library and Archive Projects


foleyc@msu.edu

Michael Marcellus Green


Director of the Digital Lab


greenmi8@msu.edu

Austin Truchan


Head Designer


truchan@msu.edu

Anthony D Onofrio


Lead KORA Developer


anthon70@msu.edu

Jackie Belden Hawthorne


Director of Photography


hawtho26@msu.edu

Kayla VanDyke


Office Manager


Grant Post-Award


kvdk@msu.edu

Joshua Christ


Web Developer


christj2@msu.edu

Andrew Joye


Information Data Specialist


joyeandr@msu.edu

Nicholas Mikelsavage


Web Developer


mikelsav@msu.edu

Matthew Schleusener


Web Developer


cschleus1@msu.edu

Duncan Tarr


Data Integrity Assistant


tarrdunc@msu.edu

Grace Morris


Digitization Specialist


metzgrac@msu.edu

Affiliated Scholars

Peter Alegi


Director of Digital History Projects


Professor, MSU History Department


alegi@msu.edu

Peter Berg


PI, What America Ate


Interim Head of Special Collections, MSU Libraries


berg@mail.lib.msu.edu

Julian Chambliss


Director of Generative Graphic Narrative Projects


chambl91@msu.edu

Steve M Cohen


Research Professor


stevemc@rcn.com

Kurt Dewhurst


Director of Museum Projects


dewhurs1@msu.edu

Beth Donaldson


Research Associate


donald20@msu.edu

Jon Frey


Associate Professor, MSU Art, Art History, and Design


freyjona@msu.edu

Jason Friedman


Research Associate


jason.friedman@wasatchacademy.org

Alex Galarza


CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Dara Curation for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Haverford College


galarza1@msu.edu

Jeff Grabill


Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning and Technology at MSU


WIDE Senior Researcher


grabill@msu.edu

Bill Hart-Davidson


WIDE Senior Researcher


Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Graduate Education, College of Arts and Letters


hartdav2@msu.edu

Walter Hawthorne


Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, College of Social Science


Professor of History


walterh@msu.edu

Candace Keller


Director of Digital Art History Projects


Associate Professor, MSU Art, Art History, and Design


kellercm@msu.edu

Brandon Locke


Director of the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research (LEADR)


blocke@msu.edu

Christopher Long


Dean, MSU College of Arts and Letters


Public Philosophy Journal


cplong@msu.edu

Marsha MacDowell


Director, Quilt Index


macdowel@msu.edu

Deborah Mack


Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships at the National African American Museum of History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution

Ibra Sene


Associate Professor, History, The College of Wooster


isene@wooster.edu

Mark Sullivan


Director of Digital Arts Projects


sullivan@msu.edu

Rebecca Tegtmeyer


Director of Visual Interaction Design Projects


Assistant Professor of Graphic Design in the MSU Department of Art, Art History, and Design


tegtmey2@msu.edu

Ibrahima Thiaw


Director of Anthropology at Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire/University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal


ibrahima.thiaw@ucad.edu.sn

Helen Zoe Veit


PI, What America Ate


Associate Professor, MSU History


hveit@msu.edu


Daryle Williams


Associate Professor of History


Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs


College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland


daryle@umd.edu

Student Employees



Izzy Barraza, Programmer, barraza2@msu.edu

Samuel Batali, Programmer, dariokwo@msu.edu

Jake Baum, Programmer, baumjaco@msu.edu

Caitrin Campbell, Clerical Assistant, campb863@msu.edu

Ryan Carty, Graduate Research Associate, cartyrya@msu.edu

Kylene Cave, Graduate Research Associate,
cavekyle@msu.edu

Will Crecelius, Programmer, creceli2@msu.edu

Rainier Devolder, Programmer, devolde2@msu.edu

Jeff Fallon, Programmer, fallonj1@msu.edu

Lily Ge, Programmer, gewanqia@msu.edu

Noah Girard, Programmer, girardno@msu.edu

David Glovsky, Graduate Research Associate, glovskyd@msu.edu,

Amanuel Goshu, Digital Lab, goshuama@msu.edu

Michaela Kaliniak, Clerical Assistant, kalinia1@msu.edu

Andrew Kim, Programmer, kimand13@msu.edu

Sarah Leffler, Programmer, lefflers@msu.edu

Francisco Santos, Programmer, santosf@msu.edu

Drew Schineller, Programmer, schinel3@msu.edu

Anna Sherry, Clerical Assistant, sherrya2@msu.edu

Kevin Sutherland, Programmer, suther98@msu.edu

Cassidy Taylor, Student Designer, tay1109@msu.edu

Elizabeth Timbs, Graduate Research Associate, timbseli@msu.edu

Kingston Tran, Programmer, tranking@msu.edu

Kevin Wilson, Programmer, wils1285@msu.edu

Andrew Zakerski, Digital Lab, zakersk5@msu.edu

Previous Employees



Clerical

Katie Demery, Katie Greene, Kassie Powell, Caitlyn Przybysz, Kaitlyn Szczypka, Alana Zaskowski

Design

Dan Jaquint (Head Designer), Alexis Reininger

Digital Lab

Patrick Conway, Annette Gianino, Justin Leggs, Allan McDaniel, Maria Palmo, Scott Pennington (Director)

Programming

Mohammed Al-Qizwini, Connor Avery, Samuel Batali, Jacob Buckley, Sam Carne, Chelsea Carr, Matthew Chebowski, Yuan Cheng, Megan Chorazyczewski, Kaitlin Davis, Charles Deneau, Tyler Erskine, Danielle Guir, Dane Holmberg, Cameron Holmes, Wei Jiang, Zachary Jones, Anthea Josias, Kyle Kotalek, Ramata Koumare, Jake Lange, Nicole Lawerence, Nathan Leaman, Shen Li, Yue Lu, Austin McGee, Ian McGregor, Morgan Musyskens, Michael Nelson, Justin Newman, Jacob Newsted, Ryan Omizo, Zachary Pepin, Bogdan Pozderca, Annalise Pucel, Ruchira Ramani, Lucas Reynolds, Austin Rix, Wyatt Roehler, Dan Roman, Hannah Sailar, Domas Siaudvytis, Sana Siddique, Benjamin Traines, Aasiruddin Walajahi, Ian Whalen, Alex Williams, Peng Xie, Ndah Joseph Mpo Yeti, Hansheng Zhao

Research Associates

Shelby Dosser (Undergraduate), Evan Lee (Graduate), Cody Mejeur (Graduate), Kathryn Meyers (Graduate), Liza Potts, Justine Richardson, Emily Riley (Graduate), Louise Steele (Undergraduate), Zachariah Torrey (Undergraduate), Chris Valvano (Graduate), Lisa Williams (Graduate), Rebecca Zantjer (Undergraduate)

Systems

Joseph Deming, Veditha Shetty

Jackie Belden Hawthorne
Director of Photography
hawtho26@msu.edu