Digital Transgender Archive

Our Team

Project Director

  • K.J. Rawson: K.J. is an associate professor of English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Northeastern University. His research and teaching interests include composition, rhetoric, digital media, and LGBT studies. His scholarship focuses on the rhetorical dimensions of queer and transgender archiving in both traditional and digital collections. With Eileen E. Schell, he co-edited Rhetorica in Motion: Feminist Rhetorical Methods and Methodologies (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010) and with Aaron Devor he co-edited a special issue of TSQ on Archives and Archiving (Duke University Press, 2015). His scholarship has also appeared in Archivaria, Enculturation, Present Tense, QED, TSQ, and several edited collections.

Graduate Research Assistants

  • Cailin Flannery Roles
  • Eamon Schlotterback


  • Petrina Danardatu
  • Grace O'Mara
  • Cameron Grace Wolff

Lead Developer

  • Steven Carl Anderson (Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft, and Owner, PHD Gaming LLC)

Server Administration

  • Richard Nickle (Senior Technical Services Engineer, College of the Holy Cross)



In addition to the efforts of our current and former team members, our contributors, and our advisory board, we are also grateful to the following individuals who have offered tremendous support for this project:

  • Tom Blake 
  • Elspeth Brown
  • Margaret Freije
  • Ellen Keohane
  • Danny Pucci


  • Brennen Acome (Volunteer)
  • Emily Brown Baker (Volunteer)
  • Katherine Barahona (Volunteer)
  • Adam Coshal (Volunteer)
  • Diana Gallardo (Volunteer)
  • Kallie Laspesa (Volunteer)
  • Diana Lee (Volunteer)
  • Trishala Manandhar (Volunteer)
  • Yuli Ocampo (Volunteer)
  • Meg Ryan (Volunteer)
  • Tristan Silerio (Volunteer)
  • Daniel Tallman (Team Leader)
  • Maho Abe (Volunteer)
  • Mariel Aleman (Team Leader)
  • Safa Aljeboure (Volunteer)
  • Robert Allen (Applications Development Director, College of the Holy Cross)
  • Caroline Ambrose (Volunteer)
  • Kim Avelar (Volunteer)
  • Hanna Ballantine (Volunteer)
  • Carlito Beal (Team Leader)
  • Katie Bowles (Team Leader)
  • Riley Breakell (Volunteer)
  • Anne Clarke (Research Assistant)
  • Galen Comerford (Volunteer)
  • Patricia Corey (Volunteer)
  • Mark Crotta (Volunteer)
  • Caitlin Daniels (Volunteer)
  • Michael DeSantis (Research Assistant)
  • Ryan Fay (Volunteer)
  • Sean Frebes (Intern)
  • Alice Galvinhill (Team Leader)
  • Rachel Greenberg (Research Assistant)
  • Liza Goodman (Volunteer)
  • Emily Grinnell (Volunteer)
  • Sarah Gullong (Intern)
  • Carson Harold (Volunteer)
  • Jeimy Hernandez (Research Assistant)
  • Clare Honan (Volunteer)
  • Chinnel Hudson (Volunteer)
  • Lexi Hummel-Paez (Volunteer)
  • Hiro Imada (Volunteer)
  • Abigail Kehoe (Research Assistant)
  • Alexandra Larkin (Volunteer)
  • Katherine Lenahan (Volunteer)
  • Citlalli Lopez (Volunteer)
  • Jazmin Lopez (Research Assistant)
  • Hannah Maguire (Volunteer)
  • Nathan Manna (Volunteer)
  • Chris Marchese (Volunteer)
  • Courtney McColgan (Volunteer)
  • Victoria Mousley (Lab Supervisor)
  • Derek Murphy (Web Developer)
  • Koryna O'Besso (Volunteer)
  • Connor O'Brien (Research Assistant)
  • Sabrina Ortiz (Volunteer)
  • An Pham (Volunteer)
  • Kathleen Philo (Volunteer)
  • Keith Plummer‚Äč (Outreach Coordinator)
  • Sisary Poemape Heredia (Volunteer)
  • Mithra Salmassi (Team Leader)
  • Nora Springer (Volunteer)
  • Maddy Springfield (Volunteer)
  • Jason Steranko (Research Assistant)
  • Nikki Tantum (Digital Archivist)
  • Natalie Truscott (Volunteer)
  • Isabel Tehan (Team Leader)
  • Cecilia Wolfe (Research Assistant)

Thank you for your support!