Contributors

Heather V. Hill, Visualization and Data Collection Lead, and Contributing Author

Heather Hill identified place names using the indices of selected works in the French of Italy corpus, and used the collected geospatial data to plot these places using visualizations on CartoDB. She also used the Omeka platform to develop the Exploring Place in the French of Italy website and wrote the "Getting Oriented" essay. Heather is currently pursuing an M.A. in Medieval Studies at Fordham University.

Tobias Hrynick, Data Analyst and Contributing Author

Tobias Hrynick contributed to the production and editing of geo-data and the analysis of that data, and contributed material for the micro-essays page. Tobias has an M. A. in Medieval Studies and is currently pursuing a PhD in History at Fordham University. 

Hana Kurihara and Rachael Zeltzer, Researchers

Hana Kurihara and Rachel Zeltzer compiled and edited geo-data, and assisted Visualization and Data Collection Lead Heather Hill in its digital publication. Hana is currently pursuing a B. A. at Fordham University, while Rachael is pursuing a B. A. at Bennington College.

Laura Morreale, Project Manager

Laura Morreale and Dr. David Wrisley conceived of an exhibit featuring place names in the French of Italy repertoire as an extension of research questions first raised in Dr. Wrisley's literary mapping project, Visualizing Medieval Places, and in conjunction with Fordham's French of Italy website. Dr. Morreale helped define project goals and served as supervising scholar for questions concerning the French of Italy corpus. She collaborated with the technical, research, and design teams active in the effort, and supervised the development of the full-length and micro-essays included on the site. Dr. Morreale is the Associate Director of Fordham’s Center for Medieval Studies and Editor of Fordham’s French of Italy Project.

Alexander Profaci, Researcher

Alexander Profaci compiled and edited geo-data, and assisted Visualization and Data Collection Lead Heather Hill in its digital publication. Alexander is currently pursuing a M.A. in Medieval Studies at Fordham University.

David Wrisley, Senior Scholar