UI PhD students selected as inaugural Humanities for the Public Good interns

UI PhD students selected as inaugural Humanities for the Public Good interns

The following humanities and humanities-adjacent University of Iowa PhD students have been competitively selected to spend this summer working with local arts and culture organizations on specific projects as inaugural Humanities for the Public Good interns. They will earn $5,000 each and learn on the job and also participate in workshops as a cohort, building networks to extend their skills and scholarship beyond the walls of campus and academe.

Leia Belt, Sociology
Exhibit Researcher-Modern Protest and Social Justice
African American Museum of Iowa

Andrew Boge, Communication Studies
Program Researcher—High School Underground Railroad Program
African American Museum of Iowa

Hannah Bonner, Cinematic Arts
Community Participation Researcher
The Englert Theatre

Marie Culpepper, French and Italian
Preservation and Designed Product—Belgian Yard Game
Iowa Valley Resource Conservation and Development

Michael Davis, Journalism and Mass Communication
Audience Development: Student Engagement
Hancher

Alex Denison, Cinematic Arts
Community Participation Researcher
The Englert Theatre

Mark Rheaume, Music
Writing and Communication to Contextualize Visiting Artists and Events
Hancher Auditorium

Kathleen Shaughnessy, English
Promotional Campaign—Rural Historic Sites
Iowa Valley Resource Conservation and Development

Paul Schmitt, English
Flood Resilience Community Engagement
Iowa Valley Resource Conservation and Development

Learn more about Humanities for the Public good here: https://uihumanitiesforthepublicgood.com/

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