Awarded to a graduate student doing digital scholarship with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.
Daniel Howlett is a third year PhD student originally from North Andover, Massachusetts. He is a graduate research assistant at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media where he has worked on Death By Numbers, DataScribe, and World History Commons. Dan also serves as the Co-President of the GMU History Graduate Student Organization. His dissertation research looks at disability and religion in early America from the 1660s to the 1820s. He hopes to finish writing it in a few years and seek an academic job. He previously graduated with a master's in history from GMU in 2019 and with a bachelor's in history and political science at The George Washington University where he coaches the GW Fencing Club.