Director, IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute | Associate Professor of History
Dr. Jason M. Kelly is the Director of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute and an Associate Professor of British History in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at Newcastle University and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Dr. Kelly’s current research projects focus on the history of the environment, human rights, and art. He leads a major international collaborative project, Rivers of the Anthropocene, which brings together scientists, humanists, and policy makers to study global river systems and policy since 1750. His current book projects are The Unfinished Enlightenment: The Making of Civil Rights in the Atlantic World and Nicholas Revett and Georgian Neoclassicism.
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Dr. Fiona P. McDonald is the 2016-2019 Postdoctoral Researcher at the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute.
Fiona completed her PhD (2014) in the Department of Anthropology at University College London (UCL) in visual anthropology & material culture. Her dissertation, Charting Material Memories: a visual and material ethnography of the transformations of woollen blankets in contemporary art, craft, and Indigenous regalia in Canada, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and the United States.
Fiona is the co-founder of Ethnographic Terminalia Collective (ETC) (ets.2009) (http://ethnographicterminalia.org/), an international curatorial collective that curates exhibitions at the intersections of arts and anthropology. ETC have curated and organized exhibitions and workshops where they aim to move academic research beyond the academy through public engagement.
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Fiona P. McDonald, PhD
Jason M. Kelly, PhD
A first-year graduate student in IUPUI’s English program, Kate’s studies are focused on linguistics and editing. She is interested in investigating the relationship between politics and dialect. She received her bachelor’s degree from DePauw University in 2014.
As a graduate assistant at the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute, Kate supports the organization of IAHI events, assists in day-to-day operations, and helps to maintain the IAHI’s web presence. Her background in editing and events planning is helpful in these pursuits.
When she’s not reading or writing, Kate enjoys dabbling in photography, playing piano, and defending the Oxford comma.
Kate L. Harris, BA
As a recent graduate of IUPUI’s English MA program, James’ studies focused on Creative Writing and Scholarly Editing, which he uses to pursue opportunities as a freelance writer and editor. He has an abiding love for fiction, and his greatest fascination has become the undulating intersection between authorship and audience in the new media age.
In his role as a research assistant at the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute, James executes many logistical functions surrounding IAHI endeavors. His activities include coordinating travel plans for visiting scholars, reserving and scheduling physical spaces & services, arranging meetings and calendars for internal staff and external partners, as well as organizing IAHI data ranging from workshop notes to sources of grant research. As a two year veteran of the IAHI, James has accumulated a variety of hats for a number of situations, and he wears them all fondly.
James J. Yoder, MA