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
Jillian Darcy is currently a freshman at Dartmouth College. She is a prospective classics major with an interest in Latin literature. She enjoys any and all things Roman and uses this project to enhance her understanding of the history of Rome.
Jessica Feltrin is a senior at Dartmouth College majoring in Geography and minoring in Art History whose interests lie in architecture, history, and urbanism. Her personal studies on Rome, mapping, and the Italian language encouraged her to join the Forma Urbis Romae project in the Fall of 2022. Jessica has since worked to remaster and digitize Lanciani’s 1901 map with the hopes of gaining an even deeper insight into Rome’s rich urban fabric and the process of architectural mapping and research.
Victoria Gost is a second year Master of Architecture Student at the University of Oregon. Her Bachelor of Arts from UC Davis was in Design, and her Minor was in Architectural History. She has a passion for the Urban Design or Europe’s great cities, and has previously studied Paris, Oslo, and London. She is excited to apply her knowledge and continue these studies with the Mapping Rome Project.
Melanie Guyer is a graduate student at the University of Oregon, working towards a Masters in Architecture. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth in Linguistics with a minor in Studio Art. While at Dartmouth she studied abroad in Rome through the Italian language immersion program and fell in love with the city. Through this research she hopes to brush up on her Italian and continue learning about the architecture and history of Rome.
Luis Hinojosa is a junior at Dartmouth College majoring in History and Italian studies. Following a study abroad program in Rome, he embarked on this project. He hopes to gain greater insight into the Eternal City’s history and use his knowledge of the Italian language to advance the Forma Urbis Romae project.
Sophie Lachenauer is a member of the class of 2024 at Dartmouth College. An Art History major and a French minor, Sophie studied in Rome on Dartmouth’s Art History Foreign Study Program in 2022. The curriculum inspired her interest in the architecture and urbanism of Rome and spurred her to join the Mapping Rome team. Sophie has also participated in Dartmouth’s programs in Toulouse and Paris, where she further studied the architectural history of European cities
Ginger Link is a member of the class of 2024 at Dartmouth College where she is majoring in Government and minoring in Art History. She is interested in the intersection of both fields and believes that urban settings provide an opportunity to analyze government policy, social hierarchies, and exhibitions of power. Previously, she interned at the Liljestrand Foundation in Hawaii (where she was born and raised) and is a current intern at Pacific Forum. When not pursuing her studies, you can find Ginger hiking or taking long walks in historic neighborhoods.
Brian Zhang is a junior at Dartmouth College and double majoring in Computer Science and Art History. He is interested in all types of art but especially the classics and Japanese sacred imagery. Brian helps out with mapping the Madonnelles of Rome, which reflects his interests between art and religion. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys reading Percy Jackson, researching Japanese culture, and learning finance. You might also find him lazing around and playing video games.