People

The development of the BRC would be impossible without the work of a large and distributed group of people.

BRC Implementation Grant Team (2019-2021)

Dan Cohen—Principal Investigator (Vice Provost for Information Collaboration, Northeastern University, and Dean, Northeastern University Library)

Patrick Yott—co-Principal Investigator (Associate Dean for Digital Strategies and Services, Northeastern University Library)

Julia Flanders—co-Principal Investigator (Director of the Digital Scholarship Group, Northeastern University Library; Professor of the Practice, Northeastern University English)

Amanda Rust—Project Director (Associate Director of the Digital Scholarship Group, Northeastern University Library)

Giordana Mecagni—Community Liaison (Head, Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections)

Open Position—Project Coordinator (Outreach Coordinator, Boston Public Library)

Molly Brown—Curriculum Specialist (Reference and Outreach Archivist, Northeastern University Library)

Danielle Rose—Research Assistant (Graduate Student, Public History, Northeastern University)

Jordan Clark—Research Assistant (Graduate Student, Urban Planning and Policy, Northeastern University)

BRC Planning Grant Team (2018)

Dan Cohen—Dean of the Libraries and Co-Principal Investigator

Patrick Yott—Associate Dean for Digital Strategies and Services and Co-Principal Investigator

Julia Flanders—Director, Digital Scholarship Group

Giordana Mecgani—Head, Archives and Special Collections

Bahare Sanaie-Movahed—Geographic Information Systems Specialist

Steven Braun—Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist

Sarah Connell—BRC Analyst

Des Alaniz—BRC Coordinator

Colleen Nugent—Digital Scholarship Group Research Assistant

Lauren Bergnes Sell—Digital Scholarship Group Research Assistant

BRC Prototype Development Teams (2018)

From May to October 2018, the BRC team worked with seven faculty-led projects at Northeastern to develop prototypes that can show some of the range of possibilities of a Boston Research Center. These prototypes include faculty and students from a wide range of departments, working together with library staff.

The Birth of Boston

Chris Parsons—Faculty, History

Molly Nebiolo—Graduate Student, History

Matthew Bowser—Graduate Student, History

Boston’s 911 Data Project

Jack McDevitt—Director, Institute on Race and Justice at Northeastern

Stephen Douglas—Doctoral Student, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Keller Sheppard—Doctoral Student, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Diversity Explorer 

Pedro Cruz—Faculty, Art + Design

John Wihbey—Faculty, Journalism

Alexa Gagosz—Graduate Student, Journalism

Avni Ghael—Graduate Student, Computer Science

Aashish Singh—Graduate Student, Computer Science

Early Black Boston Digital Almanac

Nicole N. Aljoe—Faculty, English Department and African & African American Studies Program

Nicole Sojowski—PlusOne Student, English

Alanna Prince—Graduate Student, English

Elizabeth Maddock Dillon—Chair and Professor, English

The Encyclopedia of Boston

Marty Blatt—Faculty, History

Victoria Cain—Faculty, History

Debra Lavelle—Graduate student, History

Mission Hill 100

Meg Heckman—Faculty, Journalism

Jonathan Kaufman—Faculty, Journalism

John Wihbey—Faculty, Journalism

Aleszu Bajak—Faculty, Journalism

Dan Zedek—Faculty, Journalism

Catherine McGloin—Graduate Student, Journalism

Zach Ben-Amots—Graduate Student, Journalism

Siyuan Sun—Graduate Student, Information Design and Visualization

Boston Desegregation Archive: Annotated Case Law and Digital Reference

Dan Jackson—Executive Director, NuLawLab

Jules Rochielle Sievert—Creative Director, NuLawLab

Margot de Costerd—Research Intern, NuLawLab


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