People

STAGE Lab
STAGE/PME Fellows
Researchers
Alumni
Collaborators

STAGE Lab

Nancy Kawalek
Founder/Director, STAGE @ PME, Professor; Distinguished Fellow in the Arts, Sciences and Technology, PME, University of Chicago, Director, The Art of Questionable Provenance

Kelcie Beene
Production Manager, STAGE @ PME
 

 

Sunanda Prabhu-Gaunkar
Postdoctoral Scholar, STAGE @ PME



Mary Pat McCullough
Executive Assistant, PME, University of Chicago
Program Manager for Space, Buildings and Infrastructure
 


STAGE/PME Fellows

Edison Hong
 




Collin Van Son
 




Ellen Wiese
 




Researchers

Moyosore Abiona
4th year undergraduate student, English Language and Literature (with minor in Spanish & Cinema and Media Studies); Metcalf Grantee, 2018; UCIJAM Grantee, 2019; Liew Family Fund Grantee, Spring 2019  

Ellen Askey
3rd year undergraduate student, Cinema and Media Studies; Metcalf Grantee, 2017-2019; College Research Fellow, 2017-2018
 

Jas Brooks
Graduate student, HCI Lab, Computer Science
 



Christopher Chavez
4th year undergraduate student, Anthropology & Neuroscience; UCIJAM Grantee, 2018; Odyssey Scholarship Recipient, Winter/Spring 2019
 

Patrick Doyle
4th year undergraduate student, Philosophy
Metcalf/UCIJAM Grantee, 2018
 


Peter Duda
Technical Director, Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility
 



Nate Earnest
PhD, Physics
 



Mehmood Elahi
1st year undergraduate student, Cinema and Media Studies (with minor in Digital Studies of Language, Culture, and History)
 

Teis Jayaswal
2nd year undergraduate student, Fundamentals: Issues and Texts
UCIJAM Grantee, Winter/Spring 2019
 

Hannah Lafrati
4th year undergraduate student, English Language and Literature & Cinema and Media Studies
 


Ugushi Ogonor
4th year undergraduate student, Cinema and Media Studies & Visual Arts
Metcalf Grantee, 2018
 

Yueran Qi
2nd year undergraduate student, Creative Writing
 



Kaan Tarhan
1st year undergraduate student, Biochemistry (with minor in Visual Arts)
 


Alumni

Defne Antika
3rd year undergraduate student, Anthropology & Political Science
 


Elizabeth Michiko Ashley
Graduate student, Nealey Group, PME

 


Samuel Audette
Metcalf/UCIJAM Grantee, 2017
 



Atticus Ballesteros
B.A 2017, Anthropology
 



Andrea Bechert
Production Manager, STAGE @ IME
 



Dr. Melina Blees
Postdoctoral Scholar
 



Hannah Chen
2nd year undergraduate student, Comparative Human Development
 


Pranav Gokhale
Graduate student, Computer Science
 



Jacob Grayson
4th year undergraduate student, Physics/MENG
 



Arin Greenwood
Graduate student, Galli Group, PME
 



Jacob Johnson
4th year undergraduate student, Physics/HIPS
 



Yu Kambe
Graduate student, Nealey Group, PME
 



Anja Krause
Postdoctoral Scholar, Astronomy/Astrophysics
 



Sherri Li
2nd year undergraduate student, Mathematics
 



Maria Lubliner
IME, University of Chicago
 



Michael Lueckheide
Graduate student, Tirrell Group, Chemistry/IME
 



Gabrielle Luu
B.A., Art History
 



Joshua Moller
Graduate student, de Pablo Group, IME
 



Rebecca Naimon
B.A., English (with minor in Statistics)
 



Fabian Offert
Graduate student, Media Arts and Technology at UCSB,
 



Viktor Rozsa
Graduate student, Galli Group, IME
 



Varada Shevade
Graduate student, Geography
 



Manish Singh
Graduate student, Guha Group, PME
 



Triz Soares
2nd year undergraduate student
 



Rachel Weathered
Graduate student, Swartz Group, PME
 



Emily Williams
2nd year undergraduate student, Social Sciences
College Research Fellow, 2017-2018
 


Joanna Wroblewska
PhD in Biomedical Sciences (2016)
 

 

Collaborators

Christopher Ash
Professional Video, Lighting and Projection Designer
Los Angeles Ovation Award and Joseph Jefferson Nominee
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Dwier Brown
Dwier Brown has acted in The GuardianRed DragonTo Live and Die in L.A.GettysburgThe Cutting EdgeMom and Dad Save the World, and ...more
 

Kevin Depinet
Professional Set Designer
Adjunct Professor of Set Design at DePaul University
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Dr. Michael Gazzaniga
A native of California, Michael Gazzaniga completed his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College. He earned a Ph.D. in psychobiology at the ...more
 

Angela Goethals
Angela Goethals most recently played Honey in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Rubicon Theatre, Ventura. Other theatre credits include ...more
 

Dr. Scott Grafton
Scott Grafton received BA's in Mathematics and Psychobiology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his MD degree from the University of ...more
 

Geoffrey Grinstein
Geoff Grinstein, a physicist, born and raised in Montreal, has a B.Sc. from McGill University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard. The author or ...more
 

Theresa Ham
Professional Costume Designer
Joseph Jefferson Award Winner
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Dr. Kenneth Kosik
Dr. Kosik received his M.D. degree in 1976 from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and completed a neurology residency from Tufts New England ...more
 

Christopher Kriz
Professional Sound Designer and Composer
Three-time Joseph Jefferson Award Winner and Ten-time Nominee
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James Lashly
James Lashly is a former board member and past Co-Artistic Director of Theater 150 of Ojai, California. He’s a member of the band twice voted Ojai’s ...more
 

Rachel Levy
Professional Lighting Designer, Theatre and Television
Prime Time Emmy Award Winner and Nominee 2010-2013, Lighting Design, So You Think You Can Dance
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Deb Norton
Deb Norton is a playwright, actress, teacher, and the Artistic Director of Theater 150. After attending the Master's program at A.C.T. in San ...more
 

Dr. Maurizio Seracini
Dr. Maurizio Seracini is a pioneer in the use of multispectral imaging and other diagnostic as well as analytical technologies as applied to works of ...more