Digital Scholarship Fellows, 2021

Theary Heang ’24 is a Mathematical Economics and International Affairs double major. An international student from Cambodia, she is currently a rising sophomore at Gettysburg College. Growing up in a developing country, she has seen and heard many social injustice stories firsthand. After graduation, she plans to pursue graduate school, return to Cambodia, and work to fight for social issues in Cambodia, both economical and educational.

Ben Johnson ’22 is a senior at Gettysburg College, created an Individual Studies Major entitled Identity in Peace and Conflict and has minors in Peace and Justice Studies and Civil War Era Studies.

Shukirti Khadka ’24 is a sophomore double majoring in Psychology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies at Gettysburg College. She is an international student from Kathmandu, Nepal. In her free time, Shukirti loves to read books, listen to music, and binge-watch K-dramas. In the future, she is interested in combining Psychology and Women’s Studies to help women improve their psychosocial lives in Nepal. 

Carlee Mayo ’22 is an English and Cinema/Media Studies double major. Her interests include reading and writing, watching films, studying cinema history, and exploring crime fiction in various forms. In her free time, she enjoys trail running, hiking, Sudoku puzzles and baking.

Nicole Parisi ’23 is a Spanish, Theater Arts, and Cinema/Media Studies triple major interested in pop culture, media, and its significance in modern day. As an enthusiast of comedy, she has enjoyed researching its history and evolution over the last century.

Ana Vashakmadze ’22 is an international student from Tbilisi, Georgia. She is a senior, double majoring in Music and International and Global Studies at Gettysburg College. After graduation she plans to pursue graduate school in orchestral studies or musicology. Her future aspiration is to return to Georgia and contribute to developing contemporary teaching methods in music education on an undergraduate level. 

Digital Scholarship Committee

John Dettinger is the Director of User Services at Musselman Library.  His academic background is in literature, and he recently completed a library science degree.  The Digital Scholarship Committee offers him a chance to learn about digital tools that were not a core component of his humanities education, and he plans to use that knowledge to promote digital scholarship wherever his library career takes him.

Mary Elmquist is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at Musselman Library.

Amy Lucadamo ’00 is the College Archivist in Special Collections and College Archives, Musselman Library.  Her background is in Public History and when she is not planning and installing physical exhibits, she likes to imagine what can be done digitally.  She helped to create the The First World War Letters of H.J.C. Peirs: a digital history.

R.C. Miessler (he/him/his) is the Systems Librarian at Musselman Library and coordinates the library’s Digital Humanities initiatives. He’s interested in how students and faculty use technology to present and interpret humanities research, integrating historical and modern maps to tell spatial narratives, and the intersection of gaming and DH. He does #thecomputers for The First World War Letters of H.J.C. Peirs: a digital history.

Kevin Moore is the Research, Instruction, and Online Learning Librarian at Musselman Library and serves as the librarian liaison to Gettysburg College’s Biology and Psychology departments. He enjoys having the opportunity to support multimodal compositions.