Meet the ETCL Team

The Meet the ETCL Team series introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab as well as some of those who have worked with us in the past.

Meet the ETCL Team: Paula Johanson

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Paula has been affiliated with the lab and DHSI since completing her master's degree in Canadian Literature in 2013....

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Meet the ETCL Team: Amanda Madden

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Amanda is the Honorary Resident Wikipedian for 2023-24. She is an Assistant professor of History in the Department of...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Olga Ziminova

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Olga joined the lab initially in January 2020 as an Open Knowledge Practicum Fellow. Currently she is working as a...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Faraz Forghan-Parast

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Faraz joined the lab in September 2023 as a Digital Scholarship Fellow. He is currently working on his project "On a...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Raey Costain

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Raey joined the lab in September 2023 as a Digital Scholarship Fellow. They are currently developing trauma-informed...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Janine Wulz

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Janine joined the lab in January 2023 via an Open Knowledge Practicum. Originally from Austria, she, along with her...

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Meet the ETCL Team: E. B. Klassen

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. E. B. Klassen rejoined the lab in January 2023 as a Community Fellow working on the Climate Action Plan (CAP). As...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Archie To

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Archie joined the lab as a research assistant in May 2023. His main responsibility is fixing bugs and developing new...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Shera Potka

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Shera is a visiting master’s student from the University of Cologne (Germany) majoring in Media Informatics. She...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Adar Charlton

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Adar joined the lab as the Acting Coordinator of Operations in March 2023. She provides operational support to the...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Kyle Dase

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Kyle joined the lab in September 2022 as a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow shortly after completing his PhD at USask. HHe...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Bea Grigsby-Larson

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past Bea joined the team in April 2022 as the lab's Coordinator of Operations. She keeps the lab running smoothly and...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Hilda Chan

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past Hilda is a Mitacs Globalink intern from Hong Kong. She started working in the lab in May 2022 and will stay for three...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Maggie Mylove Sardino

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past Maggie is a MITACS Globalink intern from Syracuse, New York. She started in the lab in May 2022 and will stay for...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Sajib Ghosh

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Sajib joined the team in January 2022 as a Graduate Research Assistant and Communications Coordinator. He contributes...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Hanh Pham

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Hanh joined the lab in January 2022 as a Graduate Research Assistant. She is involved with a handful of team...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Victoria Philibert

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Victoria joined the team in October 2021 as the lab’s Coordinator of Operations. She keeps the lab running, provides...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Alan Colín Arce

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Alan is a Mexican Research Assistant at ETCL and an MA student in Sociology at UVic. His role at ETCL involves user...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Jesse Thomas Kern

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Jesse (“JT”) Thomas (née Kern) is a graduate research assistant at the ETCL. They are a queer nonbinary early career...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Talya Jesperson

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Talya has been working as a graduate research assistant at the Lab since Fall 2020. She contributes to the lab’s...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Ansh Thayil

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Ansh started at the lab in the Fall of 2020 as an undergraduate research assistant. He is a fourth-year computer...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Bernardo Bueno

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Bernardo joins the lab for three months as a Visiting Scholar from the Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Simin (CiCi) Li

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Simin (CiCi) Li joined the lab as a Digital Scholarship Fellow (DSF) in the fall of 2019, but she learned about the...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Graham Jensen

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Graham joined the lab in September 2019 as a Digital Scholarship Fellow. He is based in the English Department at...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Matt Huculak

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Matt was first introduced to the lab in 2010, as a postdoctoral researcher at Dalhousie University for Editing...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Alex Christie

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Alex Christie joined the lab in 2012 while completing his PhD in the English Department at UVic. As a research...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Laura Estill

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Laura Estill joined the lab as a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow from 2011–2013, working on DEx: A Database of Dramatic...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Jon Martin

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Jon is the lab’s resident “server wizard” or, more officially, our Developer/Systems Administrator. He builds and...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Constance Crompton

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab. In this second part of the series, we're catching up with people who used to work with us. If you’re reading this, go join a lab! This is the advice of Dr....

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Meet the ETCL Team: Tyler Fontenot

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past Tyler joined the lab recently as a Graduate Research Assistant, and his main project is creating an annotated...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Alyssa Arbuckle

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. As the lab’s Associate Director, Alyssa works with Ray to facilitate the lab’s research endeavors. This involves...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Caroline Winter

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Caroline started in the lab as an Open Knowledge Practicum (OKP) fellow in the fall of 2017, working on a digital...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Ian Sampson

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Ian is based in the English department at Brown University and is joining the lab as a Digital Scholarship Fellow. He...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Randa El Khatib

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Randa is a MITACS Accelerate and INKE Partnership Postdoctoral Fellow in Open Social Scholarship. She is also the...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Derek Siemens

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Derek is the lab’s self-described “jack of all trades.” He helps run and organize DHSI and its various events, takes...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Lindsey Seatter

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Lindsey has worked as a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in the lab since the fall of 2014, just after starting a...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Luis Meneses

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Luis has been working in the lab for the past two years as a postdoctoral researcher. He has an MSc and PhD in...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Alix Shield

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Alix joined the lab in January 2019 as a Digital Scholarship Fellow. She is a PhD Candidate in the English department...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Tim Sobie

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Tim has worked in the lab since 2015, long enough to remember when a flood nearly hit the lab when it was still...

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Meet the ETCL Team: Trish Baer

This post is part of the Meet the ETCL Team series, which introduces the wonderful people who work in the lab and who have worked with us in the past. Trish and her research project—MyNDIR, My Norse Digital Image Repository—have been a part of the lab since 2006, when...

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