Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation
CDSC Summer Fellows 2018
Andrew Gillreath-Brown is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology. As a computational archaeologist, his dissertation focuses on reconstructing past climates and how prehistoric people responded to environmental change. His project at the CDSC focuses on digitally preserving and archiving historical information about WSU by creating an interactive website, which will have a variety of information, such as historic images and people’s stories about buildings and places—enabling a diversity of voices to be expressed on local history.
Elle Fournier is a PhD student in English, Rhetoric and Composition. Her fellowship project examines the concept and experience of ‘the local’ within globalizing economies and information networks through the lens of Columbia Valley American Viticultural Area. Part of this project will include creating an online infrastructure to to gather alternative narratives of the Columbia Valley.
Raymond Sun is an associate professor in the Department of History at Washington State University and specializes in courses on the world wars, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, and how societies remember and commemorate war and genocide. He is the 2018 recipient of the WSU Sahlin Faculty Award for Excellence in Instruction.
Dr. Sun’s project is to digitize profiles of Washington State College students and alumni who served and died in both the European and Asia-Pacific Theaters of the Second World War. These profiles represent the foundations of a digital exhibit that will ultimately include all of the Washington State College students and alumni who died while serving in the Second World War.