People

Malcolm Bare

Digital Humanities Intern

Malcolm is serving as the 2016-2017 Digital Humanities Intern. He currently leads the Textual Analysis working group. While at the University of Virginia, Malcolm contributed to the Collective Biographies of Women digital archive. His recent projects include Novel Embassies, a comparative distant reading of architectural motifs in the world nineteenth-century novel, and To Trim a Torch: Modeling Pause in British Women’s Gothic Fiction, a stylometric investigation into the novels of Ann Radcliffe, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Mary Gaskell.

Eliza Bettinger

Digital Humanities Librarian

Eliza collaborates with students and scholars across disciplines on research and teaching that incorporates digital approaches. She has previously worked as the geospatial data librarian at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and as a project manager for the national interview project StoryCorps. Uniting all her work is a deep concern for helping people make meaning of data, information, and narratives. She holds an M.A. in Geography from Hunter College, City University of New York, and an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (Evolution and Ecology) from Cornell.

Hannah Chapman

Reference Assistant

Hannah is a reference assistant at Olin Library and the program coordinator for the Summer Graduate Fellowship in Digital Humanities. She has attended discussions centered on digital topics and trainings focusing on digital tools and platforms, including the HILT (Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching) session Digital Humanities Programing. Hannah currently teaches the introductory and advanced Zotero workshops. She also has contributed to the Public Technology Advisory Committee in the role of member and co-chair.

Virginia Cole

Archaeology, Classics, History, and Medieval Studies Librarian

In her role as Archaeology, Classics, History, and Medieval Studies Librarian, she builds collections, both print and electronic, for learning and research, and connects students and faculty with the Library's collections and services. She is one of the organizers of the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Student Immersion Program and helps in the planning of the Summer Graduate Fellowship in Digital Humanities. Her interests include digital humanities, graduate student services, and citation/information management. She has a doctorate in medieval history from Binghamton.

Grace Catherine Greiner

Digital Humanities Intern

Grace Catherine is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of English, and the 2016-2017 Digital Humanities Intern.  She specializes in late medieval letters and letter-writing manuals, with an emphasis on issues of memory, rhetoric, and poetics.  While at the University of Cambridge, she participated in the inaugural intensive Literary Critical Coding Course sponsored by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) and the English Faculty.  This spring, she will lead a Python working group while also planning the second annual Cornell Digital Humanities Graduate Symposium.

Susette Newberry

Head of Research & Learning Services, Olin & Uris Libraries

Susette is Head of the Department of Research & Learning Services, Art Librarian, and the Library's grants officer for the humanities and social sciences. She is one of the organizers of the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Student Immersion Program, helps in the planning of the Summer Graduate Fellowship in Digital Humanities, and teaches the Omeka, Wordpress, Wikipedia editing, and Finding External Funding workshops for Olin and Uris Libraries. Susette holds a doctorate in the history of art from Cornell.

Michelle Paolillo

Digital Curation Services Lead

Michelle is the Digital Curation Services Lead in the department of Digital Scholarship and Preservation Services (DSPS), coordinates Cornell's partnership in HathiTrust, and is the Service Manager for the Cornell University Library Archival Repository (CULAR). From 2010-2014, she managed CUL’s digitization effort with Google Books. She is familiar with the creation of digital objects at scale, and strategies for preservation of digital assets.  She contributes to a number of other efforts related to technology-enabled research, projects in digital humanities, and leads introductory workshops about computational methods for text.

Devin Sanera

Instructional Technology Coordinator

Devin is the Instructional Technology Coordinator, overseeing the public technology (computers, printers, plotter) for Olin and Uris libraries. He also leads or assists with several software workshops, including Photoshop, Gephi, and LaTeX. Along with Camille Andrews, Devin leads the library's Makerspace initiative and works with the student group CornellMAKE to encourage physical and digital creation across all disciplines. He is leading the pilot project for the programming consultation service, providing technical assistance on digital humanities projects.