People

The Stolen Relations project involves the following people:

Core team:

  • Linford D. Fisher, Associate Professor of History, Brown University (Principal Investigator)
  • Ashley Champagne, Digital Humanities Librarian, Center for Digital Scholarship, Brown University (Project Manager)
  • Lydia Curliss, Physical Sciences Librarian, Academic Engagement, Brown University Library (Nipmuc)
  • Birkin Diana, Digital Technologies Developer, Brown University Library
  • Patrick Rashleigh, Data Visualization Coordinator, Center for Digital Scholarship, Brown University

Research Assistants

  • Kimonee Burk, PhD candidate, Brown University (Narragansett)
  • Jacob Cousin, School of Public Health, Brown University (Oglala Sioux)
  • Lindsay Lake, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Maiah Letsch, MA candidate, Utrecht University, Netherlands
  • Amitav Narayan, high school intern
  • Ishan Narra, high school intern
  • Emily Pierson, PhD candidate, Brown University
  • Tess Renker, PhD candidate, Brown University
  • Elliana Reynolds, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Anushka Saxena, high school research intern
  • Andrew Simpson, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Zoe Zimmerman, undergraduate research assistant and RA Coordinator, Brown University

Community Collaborators (partial listing)

  • Ken Alves, Chief, Assonet Band of Wampanoags
  • Sandi Brewster-Walker, Montaukett Indian Nation
  • Natasha Gambrell, Eastern Pequot
  • Alma Gordon, Sonksq, Chappaquiddick Wampanoag
  • Faries Gray, Massachuset-Ponkapaog Tribe
  • Cheryll Toney Holley, Chief, Nipmuc Nation
  • Liz Coldwind Santana Kiser, Councilwoman, Chaubunagungamaug Nipmuck
  • Alexis Moreis, Chappaquiddick Wampanoag
  • Meagan Running Deer Page, Councilwoman, Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe
  • Ryan Page, Tribal Council Chairman, Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe
  • Jim Peters, Executive Director, Massachusetts Indian Affairs; Mashpee Wampanoag
  • Paula Peters (Mashpee Wampanoag) 
  • Lorén Spears, Director, Tomaquag Museum, Narragansett
  • Marissa Turnbull, Mashantucket Pequot
  • Tall Oak Weeden (Pequot and Wampanoag)
  • Ray Williams, Chappaquiddick Wampanoag

Academic Advisors:

  • Tony Bogues, Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice and Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, Brown University
  • Alan Gallay, Lyndon B. Johnson Chair of American History, Texas Christian University
  • Rebecca A. Goetz, Associate Professor of History, New York University
  • Rae Gould, Associate Director of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative, Brown University (Nipmuc)
  • Walter Hawthorne, Professor of History, Michigan State University
  • Jane Landers, Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
  • Jason Mancini, Director, Connecticut Humanities
  • Greg O’Malley, Associate Professor of History, UC Santa Cruz
  • Marjory O’Toole, Little Compton Historical Society
  • Emily Owens, Assistant Professor of History, Brown University
  • Brett Rushforth, Assistant Professor of History, University of Oregon
  • Nancy van Deusen, Professor of History, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

Past Research Assistants and Contributors

  • Sreen Alibeg, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Juan Bettancourt-Garcia, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Brown University
  • Claire Fishman, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Ian Foster, Free University of Berlin
  • Daniel Genkins, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, John Carter Brown Library
  • Olivia George, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Brooke Grasberger, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Brown University (Graduate Student Coordinator)
  • Amanda Kazden, MA candidate, Public Humanities, Brown University
  • Marley-Vincent Lindsey, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Brown University (Research Assistant)
  • Ingrid Mader, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Sophia Saker, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Atessa Savitt, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Heather Sanford, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Brown University (Graduate Student Coordinator)
  • Harry Seabrook, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Samuel Skinner, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Michael Simpson, graduate student research assistant, Department of History, Brown University
  • Theodore Vial, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University
  • Gwenyth Winship, undergraduate research assistant, Brown University