M. Cristina Pattuelli, Project Director, is an Associate Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the Pratt Institute, New York. Her research focuses on information organization and knowledge representation methods and tools applied to information systems. Her current area of research is semantic web technologies applied to cultural heritage resources. She holds a Ph.D. in Information and Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as advanced degrees in Philosophy and in Cultural Heritage Studies from the University of Bologna, Italy.
Contact: mpattuel [at] pratt [dot] edu
Matthew Miller is a graduate student pursuing a dual master’s degree in Library and Information Science and History of Art at the Pratt Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History of Art from the Ohio State University. He is interested in digital humanities and the application of technology in scholarship and art.
Leanora Lange is currently pursuing an M.S. in Library and Information Science at the Pratt Institute with a focus on archives and academic libraries. She also holds an M.A. in Germanic Languages and Literatures. She is intrigued by all things dealing with the digital humanities, performing arts librarianship, emerging technologies, open access, and knowledge organization systems as well as the history and theory of libraries and archives.
Jared Negley holds a MLIS from the Pratt Institute, a B.A. in Music from Slippery Rock University, and a M.A. in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University. He is interested in jazz archives and has gained valuable experience working at the Institute of Jazz Studies and the Louis Armstrong House Museum and Archive. He is an active musician and has played bass with such notable musicians as Jim Pugh, Eijiro Nakagawa, and Karolina Strassmayer. He has also shared the stage with the Count Basie Orchestra. He is an active jazz scholar and has presented at the Institute of Jazz Studies’ Research Roundtable series and the Jazz Journalism Association’s Jazz Scholarship: The Next Generation series.
Hilary Thorsen holds an M.S. in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute and an M.A. in Photography History and Criticism. She is currently Discovery Metadata Librarian for the Humanities in the Metadata Development Unit at Stanford University Libraries and is interested in digital humanities, cultural heritage, and the application of linked data in academic libraries.
Sean Fitzell is currently working towards a Master of Library and Information Science at Pratt Institute. He’s interested in information architecture, knowledge management, and the creation of platforms for efficient information sharing. He also holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame. He’s been a staff writer for The New York City Jazz Record since 2003 and has also written about music, film, history, and other topics for many other publications.
Carolyn Li-Madeo is a MLIS candidate at Pratt Institute. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History, Poetry and Book Arts from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She currently works at a college library in Brooklyn, NY and has worked on archival processing projects in academic and private collections. She is interested in digital archives and cultural heritage.
Keith McKeon holds a MLIS from the Pratt Institute and a BFA in Film and Animation from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has worked for many years teaching and supporting technology for Apple and he is an experienced videographer and video editor of live events. His interests include usability testing,workflow development for educators and libraries and instructional technology. Keith currently volunteers as an instructor for the New York Public Library and is developing an online series of instructional videos for Macintosh users.
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