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NEH Project Credits

2004-2008

Project Staff

Jayne Gordon, Project Director (2006-2008)
Linda Smith Rhoads, Project Director (2004-2006)
Kathleen Barker, Project Coordinator
Nancy Heywood, Digital Projects Coordinator
Bill Beck, Web Developer

Special thanks

to staff members (past and present) for their assistance with this project: Chris Coveney, Peter Drummey, Mary Fabiszewski, Luke Ferreira, William Fowler, Brenda Lawson, Susan Martin, Beth McLean, Peter Steinberg, Jennifer Smith, and Laura Wulf

Teacher Advisory Board

Robert Baker, Needham High School, Needham, MA
Timothy Castner, Nashoba Regional High School, Bolton, MA
Teresa Collins, Boston College High School, Boston, MA
Siobhan Dennis, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Victor Henningsen, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Richard Kollen, Burlington High School, Burlington, MA
Stacia Smith, Paxton Center School, Paxton, MA
Duncan Wood, Newton North High School, Newton, MA

Project Consultants

Bernard Bailyn, Harvard University
Richard Brown, University of Connecticut
Aimee Chevrette Bear, Houghton Mifflin
Thomas Cushman, Wellesley College
Maria DiGioia, DiGioia Design
David Hancock, University of Michigan
Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2005 Summer Seminar Participants

Matthew Boesen, Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, VA
Dorian Bowman, Winsor School, Boston, MA
David Buckhoff , Danvers High School, Danvers, MA
Timothy Castner, Nashoba Regional High School, Bolton MA
Lisa Green, Swampscott High School, Swampscott, MA
Carol Grosky, Academy of Strategic Learning, Amesbury, MA
Peter Gunn, Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, MA
Victor Henningsen, Philips Academy, Andover, MA
Kevin P. Keaveney, Hale Middle School, Stow, MA
Richard Kollen, Lexington High School, Lexington, MA
Mary Longer, Mansfield High School, Mansfield, MA
Wendy Lutz, Dover-Sherborn Middle School, Dover, MA
Lori A. Matten, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
Eric Menninger, Hale Middle School, Stow, MA
Raina J. Palso, Davison High School, Davison, MI
Christina D. Raskin, Charles River School, Dover, MA
Gayle Richardson, Lynn Classical high School, Lynn, MA
Deborah Doss Russell, McMichael High School, Mayodan, NC
Gregory Smith, Lenox High School, Lenox, MA

Project Interns

Susan Aguiar, Emmanuel College
Kyle Ainsworth, College of William & Mary
Annalisa Amicangelo, Boston University
Matthew Brown, Simmons College
Amy Butterworth, Simmons College
Adam Cooke, University of Texas-Austin
Maria DiGioia, Tufts University
Jacqueline Fernandez, Tufts University
Thomas Gradel, George Washington University
Autumn Haag, University of Toronto
Denise Hendlmyer, Northeastern University
Erica Herrmann, Rutgers University
Michael Hofrichter, Brandeis University
Tasha Huo, Boston University
Allison Kaas, Simmons College
Cecelia Kelly, Northeastern University
Meghan Lydon, Simmons College
Meghan Lynch, Northeastern University
Maggie Mathews, Lassell College
Erin-Claire Michaels, Wheaton College
Colin Moriarty, Northeastern University
Julian Rhoads, University of Chicago
Paige Scofield, University of Florida
Elizabeth Sharp, Lassell College
Frederick Thompson, Northeastern University
Brendan Wilson, Northeastern University
Margaret Winikates, Tufts University

Student Consultants

Camille Adams, Nashoba Regional High School
Eve Asher, Newton North High School
Daniel Blanton, Nashoba Regional High School
Elizabeth Bonczek, Nashoba Regional High School
Rebecca Brouillette, Nashoba Regional High School
Jeremy Colon, Nashoba Regional High School
Elise DePlanche, Nashoba Regional High School
Jonah Dorfman, Newton North High School
Christie Ellinger, Dana Hall School
Maggie Feldin, Newton North High School
Lynnette Gonzalez, Nashoba Regional High School
Ramesh Govindan, Nashoba Regional High School
Chris Gazarian, Newton North High School
Andrew Gradeski, Nashoba Regional High School
Michael Flaherty, Nashoba Regional High School
Adina Hemley-Bronstein, Newton North High School
Alice Howe, Newton North High School
Jenny Jean, Newton North High School
Sean Killackey, Nashoba Regional High School
Maura Liebendorfer, Newton North High School
Natasha Link, Newton North High School
Danny Lempres, Roxbury Latin School
Adam Levin, Newton North High School
Emma Mayville, Newton North High School
Marc Macleod, Nashoba Regional High School
Mary McGrath, Newton North High School
Kyle Mendes, Nashoba Regional High School
Hart Neray, Newton North High School
Allison O’Neil, Nashoba Regional High School
Ivanka Patel, Nashoba Regional High School
Jasmine Pullen-Schmidt, Newton North High School
Erin Sadler, Nashoba Regional High School
Mark Salhany, Nashoba Regional High School
Rebecca Shoer, Nashoba Regional High School
Alexandra Spear, Nashoba Regional High School
Jeffrey Stokes, Nashoba Regional High School
Rachel Stubblefield, Newton North High School