Digital Transgender Archive

Our Team

Project Director

  • K.J. Rawson: K.J. is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the College of the Holy Cross. 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.

Lead Developer

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

Holy Cross Development Team

  • Robert Allen (Applications Development Director, College of the Holy Cross)
  • Richard Nickle (Senior Technical Services Engineer, College of the Holy Cross)

Student Team

  • Adam Coshal (Volunteer)
  • Mark Crotta (Volunteer)
  • Alice Galvinhill (Team Leader)
  • Clare Honan (Volunteer)
  • Citlalli Lopez (Volunteer)
  • Chris Marchese (Volunteer)
  • Yuli Ocampo (Volunteer)
  • Kathleen Philo (Volunteer)
  • Daniel Tallman (Team Leader)
  • Natalie Truscott (Volunteer)


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


  • Maho Abe (Volunteer)
  • Mariel Aleman (Team Leader)
  • Safa Aljeboure (Volunteer)
  • Caroline Ambrose (Volunteer)
  • Emily Brown Baker (Volunteer)
  • Hanna Ballantine (Volunteer)
  • Carlito Beal (Team Leader)
  • Katie Bowles (Team Leader)
  • Emily Breakell (Volunteer)
  • Anne Clarke (Research Assistant)
  • Galen Comerford (Volunteer)
  • Patricia Corey (Volunteer)
  • Caitlin Daniels (Volunteer)
  • Michael DeSantis (Research Assistant)
  • Ryan Fay (Volunteer)
  • Sean Frebes (Intern)
  • Rachel Greenberg (Research Assistant)
  • 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)
  • Jazmin Lopez (Research Assistant)
  • Hannah Maguire (Volunteer)
  • Nathan Manna (Volunteer)
  • Courtney McColgan (Volunteer)
  • Victoria Mousley (Lab Supervisor)
  • Derek Murphy (Web Developer)
  • Koryna O'Besso (Volunteer)
  • Connor O'Brien (Research Assistant)
  • An Pham (Volunteer)
  • Keith Plummer‚Äč (Outreach Coordinator)
  • Mithra Salmassi (Team Leader)
  • Nora Springer (Volunteer)
  • Maddy Springfield (Volunteer)
  • Jason Steranko (Research Assistant)
  • Nikki Tantum (Digital Archivist)
  • Isabel Tehan (Team Leader)
  • Cecilia Wolfe (Research Assistant)

Thank you for your support!