Nick Camerlenghi received art and architectural history degrees from Yale University, MIT, and Princeton University. He is Associate 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. His first book treats the architectural transformations that took place at St. Paul’s Outside the Walls in Rome 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 holds a BA and a Professional Doctorate in Classical Archaeology from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, and an MS in Geography and a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science from Oregon State University. He worked as a professional archaeologist between 2001 and 2015, specializing in the application of GIS and photogrammetry to archaeological fieldwork. Since 2015 he worked as a Digital Humanities specialist on projects with the University of Oregon, Stanford University, Dartmouth College and Oregon State University.
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
Emilie Bowerman is a sophomore at Dartmouth College planning on majoring in Medieval and Renaissance Studies and minoring in Art History and Hispanic Studies. In particular, she enjoys studying how urban planning and physical spaces interact with the cultural identity and religious life of communities and for that reason is excited to help pioneer new ways of interacting with and studying the Eternal City.
Krain Chen is a junior at Stanford University. She is majoring in Computer Science and Architectural Design, and studied art and art history abroad in Italy in early 2020. This summer, as an intern at the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, she is working on geo-spatial analysis and map layer creation for this project.
Georgina Davis is a sophomore at Dartmouth College planning to major in economics and computer science. Having studied Italian, Latin, and Ancient Greek, her interest in classics started in grade school and has only strengthened with time. At Dartmouth, Georgina has continued to pursue these topics and is excited to apply her studies by working with Roman maps.
Lauren Dorsey is junior at Dartmouth college majoring in Classical Studies and Art History. After years of studying Ancient Rome and Art history separately, Lauren is thrilled to begin working at their intersection on projects like the Nolli Map. In her free time, Lauren works as a staff writer for Daily Art Magazine and loves spending time outdoors.
Courtney McKee is a senior at Dartmouth College, majoring in Art History and minoring in Earth Science. Having spent the spring of 2019 in Rome on the Art History foreign study program, she developed a strong interest in Renaissance Italian architecture, as well as the social, cultural, and political factors that played into each structure’s creation. She hopes to further her studies in Art History by attending graduate school.
Nicholas Michael is a junior at Brown University concentrating in the History of Art and Architecture. In his spare time, Nicholas covers arts and culture for the Brown Daily Herald and the College Hill Independent. His research work on the MappingRome team intersects his penchants for art theory, cybernetics, and architectural urbanism. He is excited to further explore the potential of technology as an educational artistic tool through the Nolli online model.
Sophia Otero is a senior at Brown University majoring in Art History, with a concentration in Early Modern Italian Art. Having pursued her interest in Italian culture and language while studying in Bologna, Sophie is excited to pursue opportunities in which she can further study Italian art, such as through the study of the Nolli Map.
Sofia Ratkevich is a sophomore at Dartmouth College studying the intersections between Art History, Economics, and International Relations. Having an added interest in digital art, she is eager to continue to explore the overlap between technology and the arts and hopes to create accessible and equitable digital learning tools while doing so.
Lucile Turnipseed Lucy Turnipseed is a junior at Dartmouth College, majoring in Art History and minoring in English. Having traveled and studied classics growing up, Lucy has always been interested in Italian art and architecture and has continued these studies at Dartmouth. She is excited to dive deeper into this interest through the development of the interactive Nolli Map tool.
Samuel Zuniga is a sophomore at Dartmouth College double-majoring in Art History and Government. Through working on the Nolli Map, he has explored the rich history of architecture and land in Rome. This has piqued his interest into the history of Italian art and architecture, one which he hopes to study in-depth on the Art History Department’s foreign study program to Rome.