Duckworth Scholars Studio Digital Showcase

Duckworth Scholars Studio Digital Showcase

Join us in the Charles Library 1st floor Event Space for a presentation of results from projects by the 2023–2024 Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio faculty fellows and graduate externs. Every year, the Scholars Studio awards funding to faculty and graduate students who want to pursue research or creative projects using computational methods.  

This year’s faculty fellows are Andrew Iliadis, assistant professor, Klein Media and Communication; Tim Patterson, associate professor, College of Education; and Will Vincent, assistant professor, College of Liberal Arts, Psychology.  

This year’s graduate externs are Mikayla Brown, Klein Media and Communication; Hyangeun (Jenny) Ji, College of Education; Jacob Wolff, College of Liberal Arts, History. 


  • 10:30–10:45am: Welcome by Temple Libraries Dean, Joe Lucia, and Alex Wermer-Colan, LCDSS Academic Director
  • 10:45–11:00am: Jacob Wolff, "Highway 66 Revisited: Mapping Camps and Checkpoints in New Mexico, 1926-1941"
  • 11:00–11:15am: Will Vincent, "Leveraging Data to Explore Associations Between Perceived Stress, Inflammation, and Obesity"
  • 11:15–11:30am: Mikayla Brown, "Navigating the Western Movement of Artifacts: Mapping the Looted Benin Bronzes"
  • 11:30–11:45am: Andrew Iliadis, "Wikidata's Worldview: A Semantic Network Analysis of the Free Knowledge Graph"
  • 11:45 am–12:00pm: Tim Patterson, "Historical Empathy and Virtual Reality: Prospects and Possibilities for K-12 Classrooms"
  • 12:00–12:15pm: Hyangeun (Jenny) Ji, “Virtual Blockson: Shaping Research Methodology for Educational Studies”
  • 12:15-12:30pm: Audience Q&A

Our programs are geared toward a general audience and are open to all, including Temple students, faculty, staff, alumni, neighbors, and friends. Registration is encouraged.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
10:30am - 12:30pm
Charles Library Event Space
Main Campus

Registration is required. There are 38 seats available.