Nick Camerlenghi received art and architectural history degrees from Yale University, MIT, and Princeton University. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of the History of Art at Dartmouth College where he specializes in the study of Early Christian and medieval architecture, with particular interest in the city of Rome and the area of the Mediterranean. He is currently preparing a book on the architectural transformations that took place at San Paolo fuori le Mura from its construction in the fourth century to its destruction by fire in the nineteenth-century. Nick is a Co-principal Investigator
Allan Ceen Ph.D., is Director and founding member of Studium Urbis, a research institute in the historic center of Rome that specializes in the topography and urban development of the City of Rome. Studium Urbis has an extensive collection of reference resources on Rome, composed of historic maps, prints and books which Ceen has amassed over decades long research. He was Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery in Washington D.C. and he is the author of two monographs on the urban history of Rome, The Quartiere de ‘Banchi: Urban planning in Rome in the first half of the Cinquecento and his most recent volume, Pathways of Rome published by Penn State University Press.
Erik Steiner helped found the Spatial History Lab in 2007 and served as the first Lab Director until 2010. He now serves as the Creative Director of the Spatial History Project. Before coming to Stanford, Erik worked for several years at the InfoGraphics Lab in the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon. Erik has over a decade of experience in leading the design and development of dynamic mapping applications, including the award-winning Atlas of Oregon CD-ROM and Interactive Nolli Map Website. A designer at heart, Erik is passionate about building deep creative partnerships that cut across disciplines and expertise.
Giovanni Svevo is a professional archaeologist with 15 years of work experience in archaeological excavation and research, primarily in the territory of Rome. Since 2010 he has been the national director of the Associazione Nazionale Archeologi (ANA), Italy’s main professional archaeologists association. In recent years he has specialized in the use of GPS/TPS technologies and GIS software, applying this knowledge to archaeological fieldwork, focusing on the use of GPS/GNSS handhelds in surveys and the integration of different sources of data in GIS environment.
Jim Tice, Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon, is a Research Fellow at Studium Urbis. He has co-authored two books on architecture one of which uses computer generated visualization techniques to reveal architectural principles. He has earned awards for work that is national and international in scope. His most recent projects include research and publication of two interactive websites with Erik Steiner, the “Interactive Nolli Map Website” and “Imago Urbis: Giuseppe Vasi”s Grand Tour of Rome” that was the result of a major research grant from the Getty Foundation. He was awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Digital Fellowship for his continuing study of Rome. Jim is a Co-principal Investigator
Gina Campanelli is a Junior at Dartmouth College. She is a Pre-Med, an Art History Major, and an Anthropology Minor. She studied Art History abroad in Rome in the Spring of 2016 and fell in love with the city and its rich and storied history. In her spare time, Gina works as an EMT and is an on-air host for a local radio station. She hopes to continue to cultivate her passion for Art and Architecture and re immerse herself in the wonders of Rome through this project.
Federico Caruso is an archeologist and a Ph.D. student at the Pontifical Institute for Christian Archeology. He is conducting research on the built topography of Sicilian cities during Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. He lives in Rome where he is collaborating with the Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali and with numerous other professional associations. He is an expert of technological applications to cultural artefacts such as the digitization of archival sources, photogrammetry and the survey of ancient monuments.
Lauren Hoffman is a senior at the University of Oregon where she is double majoring in Art History, Interior Architecture and in her spare time swims for the University. She is working on the Lanciani project with Jim Tice where she is helping un-layer the enormous amount of history within the city of Rome. She spent a summer studying in Rome and throughout Italy where she had the chance to challenge her language skills and live out the dream of many art historians. She hopes over the course of her college career to get the chance to explore new skills that go along with the project.
Jianwen Huang received a Ph.D. degree in architecture from South China University of Technology. He is Instructor in the Department of Architecture at Guangdong University of Technology where he specializes in the study of Urban Redevelopment and Historical Urban Morphology, with particular interest in the density study of micro-scale public spaces. He is currently a visiting scholar at the University of Oregon’s School of Architecture and Allied Arts (A&AA) in Eugene, studying in the MappingRome team led by Professor James Tice.
Aidan Kenealy is a junior at Dartmouth College majoring in Economics and Physics. Aidan is half-Italian and holds his lifetime knowledge of Italian culture and lifestyle very close to his heart. Dartmouth has allowed him to advance his Italian studies on an intellectual level, participating in a recent study abroad in Rome and becoming the president of the Dartmouth Italian Club during his sophomore year. By participating in this project, Aidan will help share the historical and architectural beauty of Western Civilization’s most important city with researchers and curious minds alike.
Isabella Marchal is a junior at Dartmouth College. She is an Art History Major concurrently pursuing a pre-med track. Her freshman year she interned in the Conservation Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she employed both her scientific and art historical insights to assist in restoring an ancient Roman mosaic. This past spring she studied art and architecture in Rome through Dartmouth’s Art History Department. In the course of her work on MappingRome, she plans to live there vicariously.