The American Examples Fellows are second-year students in the MA program of the UA Department of Religious Studies who have successfully completed the Foundation in Public Humanities and Religious Studies course and demonstrated an aptitude and ability to do digital public humanities work. The fellows are responsible for 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.
Jack Bernardi's research explores apocalyptic discourses on climate change and other contemporary crises of modernity, with an emphasis on the role played by digital media in facilitating these discourses. Following his graduation from the program in Spring of 2021, Jack hopes to continue his education in a doctoral program for Media Studies.
Jeremee Nute's research focuses on how categorizations of the religious and secular are constructed and deployed Mandarin-language survey work. Jeremee also hopes to continue his graduate education after graduating from the program in 2021.