The American Examples Fellow is a second-year student in the MA program of the UA Department of Religious Studies who has successfully completed the Foundation in Public Humanities and Religious Studies course and demonstrated an aptitude and ability to do digital public humanities work. The fellow’s responsibilities include maintaining the AE website, assisting with planning and logistics for the three workshop meeting, and providing ongoing help and consultation for participants on digital public humanities projects.
Ciara Eichhorst graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2021 with a degree in Psychology and Philosophy & Religion. Her research focuses on how the legal system and law enforcement agencies decide whether to categorize groups as religions or not. She has held numerous internships with various law enforcement agencies and, upon graduating, hopes to work in a federal law enforcement agency.