2015-16 HASTAC Scholars

Participant , University of Iowa , Library & Information Science
Ben Schmidt is a first year Library and Information Science student with an interest in the digital humanities. His interests in the digital humanities includes GIS mapping, large-scale digitization, and access issues related to scholarly research. Ben Schmidt is also interested in interdisciplinary methods and collaborations across the humanities, seeking to develop effective digital means for communicating research, both within and beyond academia. As an undergraduate, he studied Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Brandeis University.
Participant , University of Iowa , History
Mary Wise received a B.A. in History from Ohio University in June 2012. In September 2012, Mary moved to Madison, Wisconsin, to study with the Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Library and Information. She completed her M.A. in Library and Information Studies in May 2014. Realizing that a firm grounding in humanistic training was an imperative for her to acquire in order to truly ground her work on the history of public parks in the Midwest, Mary sought out humanities programs that offered training in the public humanities; she...