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Graduate Specialist Program (New Brunswick Libraries)

Consulting Hours and Workshops offered by the Graduate Specialists are listed on separate tabs.  Other tabs on this guide describe specific topics, methods, and software training materials provided by the Graduate Specialists.

The New Brunswick Libraries Graduate Specialist Program provides opportunities for Rutgers-NB graduate students to use and develop their skills in a variety of methodologies while working with the Libraries to deliver consulting, workshops, and training.  Graduate Specialists are hired to provide support to researchers in topics and methods of growing importance in the scholarly world.  Graduate students hired as Graduate Specialists to help the Libraries expand the range of services offered by bringing advanced skillsets in the latest research methods and tools. Additionally, the Graduate Specialist Program helps the graduate students by giving them a place to prove and hone their skills by bringing services to researchers, gaining significant marketable experience along the way.

For Academic Year 2021-2022, our graduate specialists are:

  • Aizada Arystanbek, Qualitative Methods and Diversity in Data Graduate Specialist
  • Wafa Isfahani, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist
  • Burcu Kolcak, Diversity in Data Graduate Specialist
  • Katherine Lee, Diversity in Data Graduate Specialist
  • Robert Palmere, Data Science Graduate Specialist
  • Robert Young, Data Science Graduate Specialist

For Academic Year 2020-2021, the following specialists served during the year:

  • Caterina Agostini, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist (Spring 2021)
  • Sanket Badhe, Quantitative Data Analytics Graduate Specialist (Fall 2020)
  • Shari Cunningham, Qualitative Methods Graduate Specialist (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)
  • Nicole Dear, Quantitative Data Science Graduate Specialist (Fall 2020)
  • Wafa Isfahani, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist (Spring 2021)
  • Robert Palmere, Data Science Graduate Specialist (Spring 2021)
  • Robert Young, Data Science Graduate Specialist (Spring 2021)
  • Sly (Ziqiu) Zhong, Quantitative Data Analytics Graduate Specialist (Fall 2020)

For Academic Year 2019-2020, six Graduate Specialists served:

  • Caterina Agostini, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist
  • Sanket Badhe, Quantitative Data Analytics Graduate Specialist
  • Shari Cunningham, Qualitative Methods Graduate Specialist
  • Rahul Dagli, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Graduate Specialist
  • Alex Leslie, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist
  • Sly (Ziqiu) Zhong, Quantitative Data Analytics Graduate Specialist

For Academic Year 2018-2019, there were four Graduate Specialists:

  • Alex Leslie, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist
  • Aditya Vyas, Open Science and Reproducible Research Graduate Specialist
  • Cathy Wang, Qualitative Methods Graduate Specialist
  • Hang Miao, Quantitiatve Data Analytics Graduate Specialist

This program began in Spring 2018 as a pilot project.  We hired three inaugural Graduate Specialists:

  • Narae Lee, Data Services Graduate Specialist
  • Alex Leslie, Digital Humanities Graduate Specialist
  • Miranda So, Data Services Graduate Specialist

Tabs on this page describe their work.

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