SCI 4 Participants
Architectural History (2006)
Associate Director, University of Virginia
Hilary Ballon is professor of art history at Columbia University and editor of the /Journal of the Society Architectural Historians/. She has recently completed a Mellon-funded study of the State of Scholarly Publication in Art and Architectural History with Mariet Westermann (NYU), which addresses the untapped potential of electronic publication in art history. As JSAH editor she aims to create a digital extension of the journal.
Gerald Beasley is Director of Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. He graduated from Oxford University and University College, London; worked from 1985 to 1991 at the British Architectural Library of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA); from 1991 to 1994 at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London; and from 1994-2004 at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal (CCA). Co-author of the RIBA’s 5-volume bibliographical catalogue, Early Printed Books, 1478-1840, and co-editor of three catalogues of rare architectural books for the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
Barry Bergdoll has been teaching architectural history at Columbia since 1985 and has served since 2004 as Chairman of the Department of Art History there. Educated at Columbia and at Cambridge in art history, Bergdoll is currently the President of the Society of Architectural Historians. His numerous publications center on 19th and 20th century German and French architecture, he has also curated exhibitions— notably Mies in Berlin at MoMA (2001) together with Terrence Riley—and made films about architecture.
James F. Childress (Ph.D., Yale, Religious Ethics) is the John Allen Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics at the University of Virginia, where he teaches in the Department of Religious Studies and directs the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life. He is the author of numerous articles and several books in biomedical ethics and political ethics, among other areas. His books include Principles of Biomedical Ethics (with Tom L. Beauchamp), now in its fifth edition and translated into several languages; Priorities in Biomedical Ethics; Who Should Decide? Paternalism in Health Care; Practical Reasoning in Bioethics; Civil Disobedience and Political Obligation; and Moral Responsibility in Conflicts. Childress has been heavily involved in “public bioethics,” serving as vice chair of the national Task Force on Organ Transplantation and a member of the Board of Directors of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the UNOS Ethics Committee, the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee, and several Data and Safety Monitoring Boards for NIH clinical trials. In 1996-2001, he was a member of the presidentially-appointed National Bioethics Advisory Commission, which issued reports on several topics, including human cloning and embryonic stem cell research. Childress is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is also a fellow of the Hastings Center.
Kinney Clark is an architectural historian with the New Jersey State Historic Preservation Office, currently responsible for GIS and information management initiatives. His current focus in on creating comprehensive statewide cultural resources GIS data and developing enterprise data management solutions for cultural resources information. Kinney previously worked in the SHPO’s transportation unit providing regulatory review of transportation projects under various federal and state regulations, and has been involved with developing architectural survey guidelines and local historic preservation guidance. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia, and is currently completing a Masters in Historic Preservation from UGA’s College of Environment and Design.
Jeffrey Cohen is senior lecturer in the Growth & Structure of Cities Program at Bryn Mawr College. His research has mostly focused on topics in 18th- and 19th-century American architectural history, including the work of architects Benjamin Latrobe, Frank Furness, and Wilson Eyre, on townhouses, early architectural drawings, and the evolution of the 19th-century downtown. In the digital realm he has worked on document-based databases, electronic exhibition projects, and several courses where students create research websites. He has participated in a number of collaborative projects, an alphabet soup of anagrams from the now-defunct NINCH and Academic Image Cooperative, to the steering/advisory committees for PAB (Philadelphia), Catena (Bard), and CLiMB (Columbia/U Md). Since 1996 he has chaired the SAH’s Electronic Media Committee, which has arranged seven “Tools for Architectural Historians” sessions and built the SAH Image Exchange, a working pilot in posting digital images to be openly shared for teaching (a parallel to a similarly conceived VAFpie, being built with the Vernacular Architecture Forum).
Scott Craver is an advanced graduate student in the History of Art and Architecture in the University of Virginia, whose doctoral dissertation is focused on purpose-built, mixed-use building complexes at ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum. He is interested in the impact of digital publishing on his present and future work, and on the disciplines of Classical Archaeology and Architectural History.
Jeffrey P. Cunard
Jeffrey Cunard, managing partner of the Washington, D.C. office, practices in the areas of information technology, intellectual property and communications law, including copyright litigation, joint ventures, privatizations, regulatory advice and e-commerce transactions, and US and international media and telecommunications law and he is an internationally recognized practitioner in the field of the Internet and cyberlaw. Mr. Cunard is the author of, a contributor to, and speaks widely on both communications and intellectual property law. With Debevoise partner, Bruce Keller, he is the co-author of Copyright Law: A Practitioner’s Guide (2001-2005), published by Practising Law Institute. He also is the co-author of the “Obscenity and Indecency,” “Copyright” and “Trademark and Unfair Competition Issues” chapters in Internet and Online Law (K. Stuckey, ed.) (Law Journal Seminars-Press 1999-2005) and annually co-authors a comprehensive summary of legal developments involving the Internet for the Practising Law Institute’s Communications Law program. He is a major contributor to The Future of Software (1995), published by MIT Press, is a co-author of two books on international communications law, From Telecommunications to Electronic Services (1986) and The Telecom Mosaic (1988), both published by Butterworths, and is on the Board of Editors of e commerce Law & Strategy. With Mr. Keller, he both teaches a seminar at Harvard Law School, “Practical Lawyering: Internet-Related Issues” and is co-director of the Clinical Program at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at the law school. Mr. Cunard is an active participant in community activities and the arts. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Freer Gallery of Art/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; serves as Secretary of and is on the Board of Directors of Friends of Khmer Culture; and is Counsel to the College Art Association. He is a past President of the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and a past director of both Rhizome.org and the Choral Arts Society of Washington. Mr. Cunard graduated summa cum laude in English and Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1977 and received a J.D. in 1980 from the Yale Law School, where he was an Editor of the Yale Law Journal. After graduation from law school, he served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Wm. Matthew Byrne, US District Court for the Central District of California.
John Dobbins, University of Virginia, is a Classical Archaeologist whose primary research is the forum at Pompeii where he is the Director of the interdisciplinary Pompeii Forum Project (PFP). Numerous discoveries by the PFP are changing the scholarly understanding of the forum’s evolution. Dobbins is interested in representing the three-dimensional history of this important urban center through computer models that document dynamic changes within the urban ensemble and within individual buildings. Harrison (Nick) Eiteljorg, II Nick Eiteljorg is a classical archaeologist who has worked with CAD to record ancient structures and is now working on a stone-by-stone model of the Propylaea in Athens. He founded the Center for the Study of Architecture (http://csanet.org) to further the use of CAD in archaeology and architectural history.
Diane Favro is a professor of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA and former President of the Society of Architectural Historians. Her research work explores the perception and interpretation of urban spaces in antiquity, as well as the pedagogy of Architectural History. She is Director of the UCLA Experiential Technologies Center which promotes experiential research using a variety of technologies including the real-time modeling of historical environments complete with lighting, sounds, and linked metadata.
Bernard Frischer is the author of four books and many articles on virtual heritage and on the Classical world and its survival. He received his B.A. in Classics from Wesleyan University in 1971 and his Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Heidelberg in 1975. He taught Classics at UCLA from 1976 to 2004. Since then he has been Professor of Art History and Classics at the University of Virginia, where he also serves as Director of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. He has been a guest professor at the University of Pennsylvania (1993), the University of Bologna (1994), and held the post of Professor-in-Chage of the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome (2000-01). He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a Fellow of the Michigan Society of Fellows, a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and he has won research fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (1981, 1996), the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (1997), and the Loeb Classical Library Foundation (2003). From 1996 to 2003 he directed the excavations of Horace’s Villa sponsored by the American Academy in Rome, and from 1996 to 2004 he was founding director of the UCLA Cultural Virtual Reality Laboratory. In 2005 he was given the Pioneer Award of the International Society for Virtual Systems and Multimedia.
Director, Geospatial and Statistical Data Center, University of Virginia
Diane Harley is a senior researcher at the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE), University of California, Berkeley (http://cshe.berkeley.edu/people/dharley ). Her work focuses on the policy implications of integrating information and communication technologies into complex academic environments. Areas of investigation include the analysis of digital resource use in humanities and social science education, the economics of technology integration into large lecture courses, the policy implications of cross border e-learning, and faculty attitudes about new forms of scholarly communication. Prior to her work at UC Berkeley, Diane managed multimedia education projects with various universities, publishers, museums, and software developers. She holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Anthropology from UC Berkeley.
Charles Henry is currently Vice Provost and University Librarian at Rice University. He is in charge of the library, the digital library initiatives, data application centers, and academic information technology. Previously he was director if libraries at Vassar College and assistant director, Division of Humanities and History, at Columbia University. Dr. Henry has served on the Steering Committee for the Coalition for Betworked Information, is past president of the National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage, is on the Advisory Committee for the new International University-Bremen, and a member of the Steering Committee for the Digital Library Federation in Washington. He chairs the Committee on Computer Science and the Humanities, sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies and the Computer Science Telecommunications Board of the National Academy of Engineering. In 2001, Henry accepted six year appointment to the Texas Online Authority, Henry received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and has published widely in the field of technology and higher education.
As Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Dr. Hilton is charged with coordinating information technology-related activity across the Grounds, developing collaborations among U.Va.’s academic and administrative units that advance the University’s missions, and working with the University community and its leaders to define and implement a vision for the role of information technology at U.Va. The Vice President and Chief Information Officer reports to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Hilton is also a Professor in the Department of Psychology. Prior to this appointment at U.Va., Dr. Hilton was a member of the faculty at the University of Michigan in the Institute for Social Research and in the Psychology Department where he served as the Chair of Undergraduate Studies between 1991 and 2000. He is a three-time recipient of the LS&A Excellence in Education award, has been named an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor (1997-2006), and received the Class of 1923 Memorial Teaching Award. He has published extensively in the areas of person perception, stereotypes, and the psychology of suspicion. With Charles W. Perdue, he published “Mind Matters,” a multimedia CD-ROM that combines text with interactive exercises and multimedia elements and places them in a navigational structure designed to nurture exploration. Dr. Hilton received a B. A. in Psychology from the University of Texas in 1981 and a Ph.D. from the social psychology program at Princeton University in 1985. Michael Jensen Director of Publishing Technologies, National Academies Press Christopher Johanson UCLA ETC, Associate Director Penelope Kaiserlian Director, University Virginia Press, University of Virginia
Karen Kingsley is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Buildings of the United States series of books, professor emerita at Tulane University’s School of Architecture, and former Head of the Architectural Archive at Tulane. She is author of Buildings of Louisiana (Oxford University Press, 2003) and has contributed numerous articles to both scholarly and public interest journals and books. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley.
Robert Kirkbride, Ph.D., is director of studio ‘patafisico and a fulltime faculty member of Parsons The New School for Design, where he coordinates thesis year in the Product Design Department. An editorial board member of the Nexus Network Journal, Kirkbride has been a visiting scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, architect-in-residence at the Bogliasco Foundation in Genoa, Italy, and his dissertation on architecture and memory received the Gutenberg-e Prize from the American Historical Association and will be published in conjunction with Columbia University Press. His investigations encompass architecture, ecological land planning, furniture, installations and scholarly research, and have been published and exhibited widely, including The New York Times, Vogue, House Beautiful, and the film XX/XY.
Jeff Klee is an architectural historian with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, where he is responsible for the management of digital technologies–in particular, CAD, imaging, database construction and, in time, 3D modeling–for architectural research. He has an undergraduate degree in Architecture from Yale and is completing his PhD in Art History from the University of Delaware.
Along with Deanna Marcum, Richard co-founded the Scholarly Communication Institute in 2002; he continues his involvement with SCI as a consultant to the University of Virginia. Since the mid-1980′s, Richard has led and been involved in many innovative projects in scholarly communication including the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man and the Genome Database at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and the Red Sage Online Journals system at the University of California, San Francisco. As the Founding University Librarian of the California Digital Library, he initiated eScholarship program for the University of California.
Deanna Marcum became the Associate Librarian for Library Services with the Library of Congress in August of 2003. Prior to that, she served as director of Public Service and Collection Management at the Library of Congress from 1993-95. In 1995, she was appointed president of the Council on Library Resources and president of the Commission on Preservation and Access. She oversaw the merger of these two organizations into the Council on Library and Information Resources in 1997, and served as its president until July 2003. From 1989-92, she was dean of the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America and vice-president of the Council on Library Resources from 1981-89. Dr. Marcum is the author of several books and reports, and has written prolifically on a variety of subjects, as well as many articles on issues of concern to librarians and students of the information sciences. She holds a bachelor’s in English from the University of Illinois and a master’s in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. In 1991, she was awarded a doctorate in American Studies from the University of Maryland.
Linda Matthews is vice provost and director of libraries at Emory University and participated with a team from Emory in SCI3. She holds a Ph.D. in history from Duke University and a library degree from Emory University. Kelly Miller Kelly Miller is a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Virginia Library. She holds a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan, and her research and teaching interests include Russian and Czech literature, visual art, and culture. She has translated Czech poetry and Russian art historical criticism, and she is an external contributor to the online research archive, “The Russian Visual Arts Project” (http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/rva/), a collaboration between The British Library and the Universities of Exeter and Sheffield. She is currently preparing a paper on collaborative models for digital scholarship for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS).
David Millman is the Director of Systems Integration in the Columbia University Information Technology organization. He is responsible for University-wide technology planning and operations for identity management, learning management and content management services, as well as several digital library projects at the Electronic Publishing Initiative at Columbia (EPIC) in the University Libraries. David has developed and managed Internet-based services since the late 1980′s, including public information systems, reference book databases, art museum collections, and electronic scholarly publications. A software developer since 1974, he has taught computer graphics and programming in higher education and in industry.
Fraser Neiman (Ph.D. Yale, 1990) is director of archaeology at Monticello and lecturer in the Departments of Anthropology and Architectural History at the University of Virginia, where he teaches courses in historical archaeology, archaeological theory, and quantitative methods (www.people.virginia.edu/~fn9r). He is also director of the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (www.daacs.org), which is based at Monticello and funded by the Mellon Foundation, NEH, and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. DAACS is an experiment in the use of internet technologies to promote comparative, quantitative, and synthetic study of archaeological data from sites occupied by enslaved Africans and their descendents in the Chesapeake, Carolinas, and Jamaica. Dietrich Neumann Dietrich Neumann is a professor for the history of Modern Architecture at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. He was trained as an architect in Munich, Germany and in London at the Architectural Association and received his Ph.D. in architectural history at the University of Munich. Among his publications are books about the history of German skyscrapers, Film set design (“Film Architecture”), and architectural illumination (“Architecture of the Night”) and essays on historic building technologies, architectural education and individual architects such as Mies van der Rohe and Richard Neutra. He has curated a number of major travelling exhibitions and has won teaching awards at Brown in 1993, ’94, ‘99 and ‘06. In close collaboration with Brown’s Scholarly Technology Group and thanks to a major grant from the university, he has developed new ways of teaching architectural history with the frequent use of panoramic QTVR photography and film. He currently serves as vice president of the Society of Architectural Historians.
Associate Dean, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art
C. Ford Peatross
C. Ford Peatross is curator of the Architecture, Design and Engineering Collections in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. He has been instrumental in the expansion and dissemination of the Library’s collections, in particular through its website; in establishing its Center for Architecture, Design and Engineering; and in the conception and development of the Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks in Architecture, Design and Engineering series and the Library’s exhibitions on the United States Capitol, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Charles and Ray Eames. He has lectured widely, and served as an adjunct professor at Union College and as a consultant to the Vitra Design Museum and Universal Studios. His publications include William Nichols, Architect (1979); Historic America: Buildings, Structures, Sites (1983); and Capital Drawings, Architectural Designs for Washington, D.C., from the Library of Congress (2005).
Lisa Reilly is a faculty member in the Department of Architectural History and the joint graduate program in Art and Architectural History at the University of Virginia. She is also a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University Virginia where she is investigating the design process for late medieval architecture in England. She has published principally on Norman architecture in England. From 1999-2002 she held the Horace Goldsmith/NEH distinguished teaching chair at UVA.
Margo Reveil is a Director of IT in the Office of Information Technology. Her primary focus is the integration and use of technology to advance the research mission in humanities, social sciences, architecture, and the arts. Margo is also a licensed architect in the State of California and has successfully combined her knowledge of architecture and IT to design and develop two immersive virtual reality theaters that support the development and presentation of scientific visualizations and historical architectural models. This seemingly diverse but effective skill set also allows her to use project and process management skills across multiple scales and project types – from websites and databases to complex technology rooms and buildings – such as her latest endeavor in managing the technology integration for the new California Nanosystems Institute at UCLA. In her thirteen-year career at UCLA she has successfully leveraged and applied these talents as a multimedia and web developer, project manager, and technology integrator providing effective translation between technology professionals and researchers to create useable and highly functional IT solutions.
Digital Media Specialist, University of Virginia
As the Associate University Librarian for the UCLA Electronic Library, Terry Ryan serves as the Chief Information Officer for the Library, with direct oversight of the UCLA Digital Library Program and Library Information Technology. Throughout her 35-year career in libraries, she has worked to expand the application of technology to both the stewardship and service roles of libraries. In recent years, the UCLA Digital Library has offered a suite of repository options to faculty and partnered with campus entities such as the Center for Digital Humanities to experiment with new forms of digital scholarship.
Pauline Saliga became Director of the Society of Architectural Historians in 1995, just as the Society was preparing to move its national headquarters from Philadelphia to the historic Charnley-Persky House in Chicago. Ms. Saliga, who holds a Master’s degree in art history and museum administration from the University of Michigan, was Associate Curator of Architecture at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1981 to 1995. While at the Art Institute, Ms. Saliga organized numerous exhibitions and catalogs focusing on 19th and 20th century architecture in America and Europe, including Fragments of Chicago’s Past; Building in a New Spain: Contemporary Spanish Architecture; and Design for the Continuous Present: The Architecture of Bruce Goff, 1904-1982. Ms. Saliga’s other publications include The Sky’s the Limit: A Century of Chicago Skyscrapers and many publications she has overseen at the Society of Architectural Historians.
Assistant Director/Manager, Electronic Imprint, University of Virginia Press
James Shulman serves as ARTstor’s Executive Director. Prior to launching ARTstor, he worked at the Mellon Foundation for 9 years in a range of research, administrative and finance capacities. Mr. Shulman received his BA and PhD from Yale in Renaissance Studies.
Associate University Librarian for Information Technology, University of Virginia
Abby Smith is a historian and consulting analyst focusing on the creation, preservation, and use of the cultural record in a variety of media. In her previous position at the Council on Library and Information Resources, she collaborated with UVa on the Scholarly Communication Institute. She is currently working with the Library of Congress and several universities on identifying digital content of long-term value, understanding various risk factors to its persistence, and analyzing organizational strategies for its long-term access.
MacKenzie Smith is the Associate Director for Technology at the MIT Libraries, where she oversees the Libraries’ use of technology and its digital library research program. She is currently acting as the project director at MIT for DSpace, MIT‘s collaboration with Hewlett-Packard Labs to develop an open source digital repository for scholarly research material in digital formats. She was formerly the Digital Library Program Manager in the Harvard University Library’s Office for Information Systems where she managed the design and implementation of the Library Digital Initiative there, and she has also held positions in the library IT departments at Harvard and the University of Chicago. Her research interests are in applied technology for libraries and academia, and digital libraries and archives in particular.
Lisa M. Snyder
Lisa M. Snyder is a senior member of the Urban Simulation Team at UCLA, the associate director for outreach and operations for the UCLA Experiential Technologies Center, and editor of the membership publication of the Los Angeles Conservancy, the largest local historic preservation organization in the country. Her research is focused on the educational use of interactive computer environments. Through the UST, she developed the real-time simulation of the Herodian Temple Mount now installed at the Davidson Center in Jerusalem and is currently working on a computer reconstruction of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. Snyder received her Master of Architectural History from UVA (Richard Guy Wilson, advisor), and her Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles studying the design and use of experiential technology for the teaching of architectural history (Diane Favro, advisor).
Thornton Staples is currently the Director of Digital Library Research and Development at the University of Virginia Library where he is designing and building a digital library infrastructure. He is also the co-director for the Fedora Project. Previous positions include: Chief, Office of Information Technology at the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution; Project Director at the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia; and Special Projects Coordinator, Academic Computing at the University of Virginia. He has a degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia. He is also a sculptor, with his works represented in 25 private collections.
Director, Educational Technologies Center, Academic Services, Office of Information Technology, Princeton
Director, Robertson Media Center, University of Virginia
Martha Thorne is currently Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture. Prior to this she worked for almost 10 years as a curator in the Department of Architecture at the Art Institute of Chicago. She has always been involved in architectural exhibitions, publications, and research both in the US and during her many years living in Spain. She holds a Master of City Planning degree form the University of Pennsylvania.
Karen Van Lengen
Dean and Edward E Elson Professor of Architecture, University of Virginia
Diane Parr Walker
Diane Walker is the Deputy University Librarian at the University of Virginia. She came to UVa as Music Librarian in 1984, and has also served as Coordinator for the Education, Fine Arts, and Music Libraries, and as Associate University Librarian for User Services and Collections. Walker holds masters degrees in musicology from the University of Iowa and in library and information science from the University of Illinois. Before arriving at UVa, she held positions in the music libraries at the University of Illinois and the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is a past President of the Music Library Association and has also served as a member-at-large on the board of directors and as Treasurer of the Association.
Donald J. Waters
Donald J. Waters is the Program Officer for Scholarly Communications at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Waters graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1973. In 1982, he received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Yale University. Before joining the Foundation in 1999, he served as the first Director of the Digital Library Federation (1997-1999), as Associate University Librarian at Yale University (1993-1997), and in a variety of other positions at the Computer Center, the School of Management, and the University Library at Yale. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and serves on the Steering Committee of the Coalition for Networked Information, the National Digital Strategy Advisory Board of the Library of Congress, and the Section 108 Study Group.
University of Virginia
Willeke Wendrich received her Ph.D. from Leiden University in the Netherlands in 1999. A member of the faculty of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California in Los Angeles since 2000, Wendrich is co-director of a large survey and excavation project in the Fayum (Egypt) and the editor-in-chief of the UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology (UEE), an online publication that aspires to become the standard reference work in the field. In addition she is the Faculty Director of the UCLA Digital Humanities Incubator Group (UDHIG), a consortium of faculty who integrate research, education and information technology.
Madelyn Wessel is Special Advisor to the University Librarian, focusing on a broad range of library system legal issues including intellectual property, copyright, licensing, and special concerns arising in the area of digital scholarship. Her most recent presentation, “Copyright in a Digital Age,” was to the Visual Resources Association Annual Summer Education Institute at Duke University. Ms. Wessel as an adjunct professor at the Curry Graduate School of Education and also taught a seminar in constitutional practice at the University of Virginia School of Law. She is a member of the bars of Virginia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Oregon. Ms. Wessel served as Deputy and later Chief Deputy City Attorney for Portland, Oregon from 1989-2001, practicing in a wide range of areas including constitutional, employment, civil rights and government relations. Prior to her position in Portland, Ms. Wessel served as an Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Opinions Division, Massachusetts Department of Justice. Ms. Wessel holds a BA from Swarthmore College and a J.D. from Boston University.
Steven C. Wheatley
Steven C. Wheatley is the Vice President of the American Council of Learned Societies. He holds a B.A. from Columbia University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from the University of Chicago. In 2005, the Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences awarded him the “Medal for the Social Science Career”.
Head, Rotch Library, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kate Wittenberg is Director of the Electronic Publishing Initiative at Columbia (EPIC). She has developed and directs the electronic publications: Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO), Columbia Earthscape, and the Gutenberg-e Online History Series.
Karin Wittenborg has been University Librarian for UVa since 1993. She has established the first development program for the library, and has recently completed a successful library campaign, raising $37 million. Prior to coming to UVa, Wittenborg held professional positions at UCLA, Stanford, and the State University of New York. In 1981-82 she was a management intern in the M.I.T. libraries. She serves on the Advisory Council for Stanford’s Academic Computing and Libraries, Brown University’s Committee on Information Resources, and on the Executive Committee of the Digital Library Federation. She has consulted for Rice, Wesleyan, University of Miami, and Florida International University. She is a frequent speaker at conferences. She received a BA from Brown and an MLS from SUNY-Buffalo.
Carolyn Yerkes is a Ph.D. candidate in architectural history at Columbia University, where she also received a B.A. She received her masters in architecture at Princeton University and has worked in architectural offices in New York.