Project: The Social Justice Classroom

For my fellowship project, I decided to build a website dedicated to crowdsourcing antiracist pedagogical material. I developed this idea last year while I was a fellow for MSU’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology, and was inspired by Ronjaunee...

Data for Mapping

Our last rapid development challenge “mapping memory” makes me think that the data sources for mapping and spatial analysis nowadays can be very different from the situation in John Snow’s time (the cholera person not the one on a dragon). I have seen more and more...

Digital Food Studies/History

Research Methods in Digital Food Studies (2021) was published recently as a text for thinking through methods for digital food studies.  The collection of essays is useful for considering a methodology for studying digital food media, but less about how to use digital...

Interdisciplinary Tracking

This year has granted me the opportunity to work with various interdisciplinary scholars and explore how other disciplines interact with animal subjects. While touring MSU’s Museum of Natural Science Collections, we observed marks of DNA analysis in turtle...

Exploring Time & Space

Figuring out the ‘wibbly wobbly, timey wimey stuff’… Our final rapid development challenge focused on us creating a “Memory Map”. I worked on this project with my fantastic team, Dani Willcutt, Juan Carlos Rico Noguera, and Vee Lawson. This mapping challenge allowed...

Exploring Copyright and Ownership in Digital Heritage

This year, I am a GA for Humanities Commons, a networking site for humanities scholars. As part of my assistantship, I help clear deposits for the Commons’ non-profit, open-access repository CORE. Over the last several months, I have gained more experience in learning...