Rongqian Ma is an assistant professor in the ILS department. Her research integrates digital humanities, digital curation, information visualization, and science and technology studies. More specifically, her work examines visual representations and visual technologies in the contexts of humanities research and digital archives. Rongqian received her Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2022. She also holds an MLIS, an M.A. in East Asian Studies, and a B.A. in Chinese Literature.
Allan Martell is an assistant professor in the ILS department. In his work, Martell explores how societies negotiate social memories of violence, the role of information curation in shaping such memories, and possible frameworks to promote more critical, nuanced memories. Martell received his Ph. D. in Information from the School of Information at the University of Michigan, an M.S. in Digital Media from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a B.A. in Social Communications from the Central American University (El Salvador). Before joining the faculty at IU, Martell was a postdoctoral researcher at Louisiana State University.