Announcing the 2021–23 RBS-Mellon Cultural Heritage Fellows

Rare Book School is pleased to announce the 2021–23 RBS-Mellon Cultural Heritage Fellows in the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage. Many congratulations to all the fellows.

The 2021–23 RBS-Mellon Cultural Heritage Fellows are:

  • Meaghan Alston, Project Archivist, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Yao Chen, Librarian for East Asian Studies and Global Studies, University of California Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Zayda Delgado, Special Collections Librarian & Archivist, Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library, Sonoma County Library
  • Jina DuVernay, Collection Development Archivist for African American Collections, Special Collections, Emory University
  • Sandy Enríquez, Special Collections Public Services, Outreach & Community Engagement Librarian; Special Collections & University Archives; University of California, Riverside
  • Lorena Gauthereau, Digital Program Manager, Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage, University of Houston
  • Suzanne Im, Acting Senior Librarian, Digitization & Special Collections, Los Angeles Public Library
  • Ayshea Khan, Asian Pacific American Community Archivist, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
  • Selena Ortega-Chiolero, Museum Specialist, Environmental Stewardship Department, Chickaloon Village Traditional Council
  • Jhensen Ortiz, Librarian, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library, The City College of New York
  • Albert A. Palacios, Digital Scholarship Coordinator, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Rosa M. Peña, Library Assistant I, Los Angeles County Library; President, La Historia Historical Society
  • Keala M. Richard, Conservation Technician, Preservation Department Book Conservation Lab, Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
  • Rhiannon Sorrell, Instruction & Digital Services Librarian, Kinyaa’áanii Charlie Benally Library, Diné College
  • Jasmine Sykes-Kunk, Reference Associate, Special Collections, New York University