Who We Are

Events in the CEP are currently coordinated by Barnard Post-Baccalaureate Fellows, recent Barnard and Columbia graduates working in the Milstein Center and the Barnard English department and Miriam Neptune, Barnard Director for Teaching, Learning, and Digital Scholarship.


Miriam Neptune
Director of Teaching, Learning, and Digital Scholarship

Miriam Neptune is the Director of Teaching Learning and Digital Scholarship. At Barnard, and also at Smith College, where she served as Digital Scholarship Librarian from 2015-2018, Miriam has spearheaded projects including creating space in the library for social justice conversations, through pop-up installations such as Undesign the Redline the Black Unicorn Project, and Caribbean-focused collaborations with the Barnard Center for Research on Women, as well as Barnard faculty members Kaiama Glover and Maja Horn's Hispaniola Critical Inquiry Lab.

Miriam was raised in California, and attended Pomona College where she majored in Media Studies and Black Studies. She has a Masters Degree in Cinema Studies from NYU, with a focus on documentary film. She went on to teach media studies courses in New York City High Schools and became the Director of the High School Documentary Workshop at the Educational Video Center from 2004 - 2008. She also worked for several years as the communications coordinator for Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees, creating videos focused on race, migration, and xenophobia in the Americas. Her MLS is from St. John's University.

She was previously the Digital Scholarship Librarian at Smith College, where she consulted on multifaceted DH projects such as the Domestic Workers History Timeline. As an instructional technologist, and then manager of IMATS at Barnard from 2011-2015, Miriam was a key collaborator an lead on the Versailles video, German Telenovelas, Translating Hispaniola, and the Barnard Arsenic Awareness Project - providing support for curriculum design as well as media production instruction. Miriam is available for project management consultations at mneptune@barnard.edu.

Post-Baccalaureate Fellows
2018-2019 team

In addition to working with other departments on campus, Barnard's post-baccs help create programming for the CEP. This year's fellows are:

  • Anna Carlson, Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Empirical Reasoning Center & Computation Science Center
  • Nia Judelson, Drew Fellow for English and Creative Writing
  • Sylvia Korman, Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Digital Humanities Center
  • Ruby Mastrodimos, Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Media Center & Movement Lab
  • Zoe Ross, Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Design Center