Harambee Digital Team

32910053142_b07a23833b_b.jpg Nishani Frazier is Associate Professor of History at Miami University of Ohio. Prior to Miami University, she held positions as Associate Curator of African American History and Archives at Western Reserve Historical Society, Assistant to the Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Archives at the Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and personal assistant for Dr. John Hope Franklin, before and during his tenure as chair of President Bill Clinton's advisory board on "One America".  She recently completed a Fulbright Fellowship in Norway.
 
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Markus Wust is a librarian at North Carolina State University Libraries where he works with faculty and students on utilizing technology for their teaching and research. As part of that, he has worked with platforms such as DSpace and Omeka as well as mobile and augmented reality technologies, evaluated and implemented new software tools, provided support for high-tech visualization spaces, and managed the Libraries' first digital publishing project. He holds Master's degrees in German Literature, Library and Information Studies, and Humanities Computing.

elias-tzoc-279x300.png Elias Tzoc, Digital Scholarship and Associate Librarian, assists the head of the Center for Digital Scholarship to support the creation and use of digital scholarship at Miami University. His recent work includes: serving as co-PI for two grant-funded projects: 2015 IMLS Sparks and 2014 NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up; co-developing a profile module for DSpace; working with faculty and students in developing web-based projects; evaluating captioning best practices for educational videos; documenting and writing on library technical issues and open source software; and implementing several web-customization projects for systems like DSpace, CONTENTdm, Omeka, OJS, WordPress -using PHP, CSS, XML, XSLT, HTML5, jQuery.
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Lindsey Masters is a graduate of the University of Mount Union, where she double majored in Media Computing and Japanese. She has an extensive background in digital media and has worked as a tutor with elementary and high school students learning English as a second language. She is currently employed at Miami University as a SR Library Technician in the Center for Digital Scholarship.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This project has been supported by North Carolina State University's Digital Humanities Initiative and Miami University’s Center for Digital Scholarship. Special Thanks to Tonya Taylor and Dr. Robyn Spencer for their editorial suggestions for Harambee City Digital Archives and Website.