People

STAGE Lab
STAGE/IME Fellows
Researchers
Alumni
Collaborators

STAGE Lab

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

Kelcie Beene
Production Manager, STAGE @ IME
 



Sunanda Prabhu-Gaunkar
Postdoctoral Scholar, STAGE @ IME
 



Mary Pat McCullough
Executive Assistant, IME, University of Chicago
 



Maria Lubliner
IME, University of Chicago
 



STAGE/IME Fellows

Edison Hong

 

 

Robert Hornbostel
 




Collin Van Son
 




Ellen Wiese
 




Researchers

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

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

Edouard Bordeau Brooks
Software Development Associate, Argonne National Laboratory
 


Christopher Chavez
4th year undergraduate student, Anthropology & Neuroscience
Metcalf Grantee, 2018
 

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


Peter Duda
Technical Director, Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility
 



Nate Earnest
Graduate student, Schuster Group, Physics
 



Teis Jayaswal
2nd year undergraduate student, Fundamentals: Issues and Texts
 


Ugushi Ogonor
4th year undergraduate student, Cinema and Media Studies & Visual Arts (with minor in Astrophysics)
Metcalf Grantee, 2018
 

Alumni

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


Elizabeth Michiko Ashley
Graduate student, Nealey Group, IME

 


Samuel Audette
Metcalf/UCIJAM Grantee, 2017
 



Atticus Ballesteros
B.A 2017, Anthropology
 



Andrea Bechert
Production Manager for STAGE @ IME, University of Chicago
 


Dr. Melina Blees
Postdoctoral Scholar
 



Hannah Chen
2nd year undergraduate student, Comparative Human Development
 


Mark Di Tusa
Graduate student, Physics
 



Pranav Gokhale
Graduate student, Computer Science
 



Jacob Grayson
4th year undergraduate student, Physics/MENG
 



Arin Greenwood
Graduate student, Galli Group, IME
 



Neta Grossfeld
Graduate student, Public Policy

 


Jacob Johnson
4th year undergraduate student, Physics/HIPS
 



Yu Kambe
Graduate student, Nealey Group, IME
 



Anja Krause
Postdoctoral Scholar, Astronomy/Astrophysics
 



Sherri Li
2nd year undergraduate student, Mathematics
 



Michael Lueckheide
Graduate student, Tirrell Group, Chemistry/IME
 



Gabrielle Luu
4th year undergraduate student, Art History
 



Joshua Moller
Graduate student, de Pablo Group, IME
 



Rebecca Naimon
4th year undergraduate student, English (with minor in Statistics)
 


Fabian Offert
Graduate student, Media Arts and Technology at UCSB,
working with STAGE this year
 


Viktor Rozsa
Graduate student, Galli Group, IME
 



Varada Shevade
Graduate student, Geography
 



Manish Singh
Graduate student, Guha Group, IME
 



Triz Soares
2nd year undergraduate student
 



Rachel Weathered
Graduate student, Swartz Group, IME
 



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