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Dumbarton Oaks Welcomes Its 2016 Summer Interns

Posted On October 23, 2017 | 10:03 am | by lainw | Permalink
Fifteen Harvard Undergraduates Arrive for an Array of Projects

Dumbarton Oaks is delighted to welcome its 2016 class of summer interns from Harvard University. They will embed within the institute's administration and programs of study, work with the museum and gardens, edit publications, and conduct short-term research.

  • Andrea Brown, a rising sophomore from Takoma Park, Maryland, will work on the garden biodiversity project in collaboration with the staffs of the gardens and Garden and Landscape Studies program.
  • Brett Davis, a rising senior from Kingston, Massachusetts, will be completing institutional video projects as the outreach media intern.
  • Noah Delwiche, a rising senior from Catonsville, Maryland, will assist with Latin translations for the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library series.
  • Theodore Delwiche, also a rising senior from Catonsville, Maryland, will assist with Latin translations for the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library series.
  • Tyler Dobbs, a recent graduate from Wichita, Kansas, will assist in cataloging the Byzantine seals collection.
  • Melda Gurakar, a rising senior from Lutherville, Maryland, will work on the “Mapping Cultural Philanthropy in Washington, D.C.” Project.
  • Iriowen Ojo, a rising sophomore from Dix Hills, New York, will be in the director’s office, working on public programming and outreach initiatives.
  • Melissa Rodman, a rising junior from Riverdale, New York, will work on the “Mapping Cultural Philanthropy in Washington, D.C.” project.
  • Jude Russo, a recent graduate from Davidsonville, Maryland, will assist with Latin translations for the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library series.
  • Madeleine Stern, a rising junior from Northampton, Massachusetts, will work with the museum staff on the deinstallation and reinstallation project.
  • Sam Vasquez, a rising junior from Everett, Massachusetts, will assist in compiling the catalog of Pre-Columbian objects from Central America and Colombia.
  • Joy Wang, a recent graduate from Southampton, Pennsylvania, will work on the “Mapping Cultural Philanthropy in Washington, D.C.” project.
  • Abby Westover, a rising senior from Austin, Texas, will work on the ephemera project.
  • Leah Yared, a rising sophomore from Rockville, Maryland, will work on the “Mapping Cultural Philanthropy in Washington, D.C.” project.
  • Ashley Zhou, a rising senior from Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will assist the publications department in producing the Dumbarton Oaks Annual Report.