Congrats to the Inaugural HPG Summer Interns!

2019 HUMANITIES FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD INAUGURAL CLASS OF SUMMER 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. 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 & 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 & Italian
Preservation & Designed Product-Belgian Yard Game
Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Development

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

Alex Denison, Cinematic Arts
Community Participation Researcher
The Englert Theatre

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

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

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

Written by Obermann Center

The University of Iowa’s Obermann Center for Advanced Studies in Iowa City, Iowa.