In its developing stages, Makers by Mail continues to draw interest from schools and community organizations.
Christina Boyles is Assistant Professor of Culturally Engaged Digital Humanities at Michigan State University. Her research explores the relationship between surveillance, social justice, and the environment. She is the director of the Puerto Rico Disaster Archive, a project that works with community organizations in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean to collect and preserve stories about Hurricane María. She also is the co-founder of SurvDH, a community that explores the intersections between surveillance and the humanities. A selection of her published work appears in Digital Humanities Quarterly; Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in the Digital Humanities; SAIL: Studies in American Indian Literatures; the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy; and American Quarterly.
Andrew Boyles Petersen is a digital scholarship librarian at the MSU Libraries. His research centers on data ethics, surveillance, and maker culture. He is the co-founder of both the SurvDH community and the Makers by Mail project. His published work appears in Surveillance and Society and DH+Lib, and his forthcoming work will appear in Digital Humanities Quarterly, Reviews in Digital Humanities, and Debates in the Digital Humanities 2022.