Awarded to a graduate student doing digital scholarship with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.
Hayley Madl is a doctoral student in the History and Art History Department and is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Hayley graduated with a bachelor's degree in History and Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in 2021. She is currently a Graduate Research Assistant at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media where she works as a podcast producer in R2 Studios. Hayley's current research involves developing a methodology to examine historical memory of space through digital reconstruction, as well as the potential uses of such methodology in the field of public history.
Stephanie Martinez is a second-year graduate student pursuing her master's degree in history, with an emphasis in digital public humanities. Her research has primarily focused on lynchings and cases of racial violence in the twentieth century. Originally from Texas, she received her bachelor's degree in history from Baylor University. After graduation, Stephanie hopes to continue work in the museum field on digital history projects that engage and encourage members of the public to conduct their own historical research.