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
Pippa Bailey is in her fourth year of her Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Oregon. In the summer of 2016 she studied architecture in Rome with Jim Tice. Her favorite parts of working on the maps of Rome are being reminded of memories from her time in Rome associated with different parts of the map and learning more about the complexity and history of the urban planning of the city. She hopes to connect her architecture and urban planning background with the knowledge contained in the maps of Rome.
Spencer Boragine is in his final year of studying for his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Oregon. He studied abroad in Rome over the summer of 2016 where he developed an affinity for Italian architecture and culture. His architectural experience in Rome has led to his understanding of the maps of Rome that he applies to his work. He hopes to gain more understanding of the architectural history of Rome and of city planning through his work on the maps of Rome.
Emma Demers is a sophomore at Dartmouth College studying English and Graphic Design. Last summer, she participated in the inaugural F.I.R.E. Program, which allowed her to begin studying the Italian language while living in Rome. On campus, Emma enjoys writing for The Dartmouth and working as a designer for the DALI Lab. She hopes to combine her passion for Italian culture and digital design through her work on Mapping Rome.