Ian Milligan

Ian Milligan

Associate professor and primary investigator of the web archives for historical research group
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Jimmy Lin

David R. Cheriton Chair, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Jimmy Lin is Professor and the David R. Cheriton Chair in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. Previously, he was at the University of Maryland. He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT in 2004.

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Ryan Deschamps

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ryan Deschamps completed his dissertation at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (University of Regina) studying the role of social media on policy agendas. His post-doctoral research at the University of Waterloo History Department will focus on the influence of digital information on the interpretation of Canadian historical events.

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Samantha Fritz

Project Manager

Samantha Fritz is the project manager for the Archives Unleashed Team. She is an information management professional with a passion for open access, information literacy education, and helping people connect with and make sense of data.

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Sarah McTavish

PhD Candidate and Research Assistant

Sarah is a third year PhD candidate at the University of Waterloo.   She has research interests in global shifts in queer identity, and early internet communities.  Sarah has her M.A. in Public History from Western University.  She also completed her B.Ed. at Western and has taught high school and middle school history and geography.

Nick Ruest

Nick Ruest

Affiliate faculty member, York University

Nick Ruest is the Digital Assets Librarian at York University, and co-Principal Investigator of the SSHRC grant "A Longitudinal Analysis of the Canadian World Wide Web as a Historical Resource, 1996-2014.

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William J. Turkel

Affiliate faculty member, Western University

William J. Turkel has more than thirty years of experience as a programmer. He learned how to program on the first generation of personal computers and wrote accounting systems for a sawmill and pressure treating plant when he was a teenager.

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