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#InspiringYaleStudents - Lauren Tilton

March 12, 2015

Lauren Tilton is a PhD Candidate in American Studies interested in 20th-Century Cultural History, Visual Culture, Public Humanities, Digital Humanities. Lauren is working on documentary expression in the 20th century. She is currently Co-Director, with Professor Laura Wexler, of Photogrammar, a project which is mapping the 170,000 photographs of the Great Depression and World War II from the FSA-OWI Collection at the Library of Congress. It is a digital and public humanities project funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities Phase II Digital Start-Up Grant. She was the 2012-1013 Chair of the Yale Graduate Student Assembly and is currently the Advocacy Chair for the Yale Graduate and Professional Student Senate. In this video, Lauren tells us what she loves about being at Yale.