Francesca Albrezzi is a research assistant for the Digital Mellini project and for the Publications department at the Getty Research Institute on Los Angeles, California. She graduated from Smith College, majoring in Art History and self-designing a minor in American Studies. After gaining institutional experience with the National Museum of American History, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Smith College Museum of Art, where she curated an exhibition on American photography entitled America: A Work in Progress, Francesca will be applying for graduate studies in the fall. With interests in film, art, and technology, she hopes to continue her education in the interdisciplinary field of digital humanities.
Rachel Longaker is also a research assistant for the Digital Mellini project at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She also works for the Getty’s Scholars’ Program, assisting visiting scholars with the Research Institute’s on site and on line resources. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature (French and English) from Brown University and recently earned a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests are in digital art history and collection information management for museums.