Shai Goldfarb Cohen is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, Digital Media, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests include how informal learning communities use digital tools to learn Jewish texts. In her dissertation she will focus on how literature, reading, and learning of Jewish texts can be taught collaboratively using digital tools. For example, in what ways do people learn to become participants in an online Jewish studies community?
Cody Chun is a PhD candidate in English at Stanford University. He studies contemporary U.S. literature (with a focus on multiethnic fiction), literature and philosophy, and race and ethnicity. His current research explores how experimental form in contemporary U.S. literature structures and facilitates ethical thinking.