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Current Core Members


  • Dr. Lev Manovich
    Founder and Director, Cultural Analytics Lab; Professor, PhD Program in Computer Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Alise Tifentale
    PhD candidate, Art History, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Agustin Indaco
    PhD candidate, Economics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Dr. Damon Crockett
    Researcher, Cultural Analytics Lab; PhD in Philosophy and Cognitive Science, UCSD


Current Associate Members and Collaborators


  • Jay Chow, Lead Software Engineer, Tradiv Inc., San Diego, California.
  • Dr. Mehrdad Yazdani, Research Scientist, Calit2, La Jolla, California.
  • Dr. Cicero Inacio da Silva, Professor, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Damiano Cerrone, co-founder, SPIN Unit research lab (spinunit.eu)
  • Dr. Eduardo Navas, Assistant Professor of Art, School of the Arts, Penn State University
  • Dr. Everardo Reyes, Associate Professor, Université Paris 8, France.


Visiting Researchers, Post-Doctoral Researchers, and Lab members (2007-2014)


  • Dr. Jeremy Douglass, Postdoctoral Researcher, Software Studies Initiative, Calit2, 2007–2012
  • Jean-Francois Lucas, PhD candidate in Sociology, European University of Brittany, Rennes; (visiting researcher, Winter and Spring 2011)
  • Dr. Tristan Thielmann, Assistant Professor in Media Studies at the Research Center "Media Upheavals", University of Siegen, Germany (visiting researcher, Spring 2009)
  • Dr. Eduardo Navas, Postdoctoral Researcher, Calit2 and Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen, 2010–2012

Collaborators, 2008-2015


  • Dr. Nadav Hochman, PhD in Art History, The University of Pittsburgh (lead researcher for Phototrails and MoMA photo collection analysis projects)
  • Adelheid Heftberger, Film History Museum, Vienna, Austria
  • Moritz Stefaner, visualization designer, Germany
  • Kay O'Halloran, National University of Singapore
  • Isabel Galhano Rodrigues, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Jim Hollan, Cognitive Science, UCSD
  • Falko Kuester, Structural Engineering, UCSD
  • Hijoo Son, History, UCLA


Graduate Researchers, UCSD, 2007-2012

  • William Huber, Visual Arts
  • Tara Zepel, Visual Arts
  • So Yamaoka, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Sunsern Cheamanunku, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Chanda L. Carey, Visual Arts
  • Daniel Rehn, Visual Arts
  • Laura Hoeger, Visual Arts
  • Stephen Mandiberg, Communication
  • Rachel Cody, Sociology


Undergraduate Researchers and interns, UCSD, 2008–2010

  • Devon Merill, Lab Intern, 2009
  • Jia Gu, Calit2 Summer Researcher, 2008
  • Agatha Man, Calit2 Summer Researcher, 2008
  • Nichol Bernardo, Lab intern, 2008
  • Bob Li, graphic designer, 2008
  • Kedar Reddy, Calit2 Summer Researcher, 2009
  • Christa Lee, independent study, 2008
  • Victoria Azurin, Lab intern, UCSD, 2009–2010
  • Xiaoda Wang, Lab intern, UCSD, 2009
  • Nadia Xiangfei Zeng, Calit2 researcher, 2010