Fellows & Interns

Introducing our spring 2022 COHORT OF graduate fellows

Ellis Ging

Queens College Center for Jewish Studies Archives Fellow

Ellis Ging
Ellis Ging

Ellis Ging is a current MLS candidate in the CUNY Queens GSLIS program and is pursuing a Certificate in Archives and Preservation of Cultural Materials. He is also a Scholarly Communications Fellow with the CUNY Office of Library Services for the 2021-2022 academic year. He previously received an MFA in Literary Translation from CUNY Queens in 2020. As a Fellow, Ging will process the papers of Vincent Giordano, a photographer who documented the Romaniote Greek-Jewish Community in New York City and Ioannina, Greece, and upload and catalog a set of scanned prints and negatives. This Fellowship is generously funded by the Queens College Center for Jewish Studies.

Brendan Enright

Freda S. and J. Chester Johnson Civil Rights & Social Justice Archives Fellow

Brendan Enright
Brendan Enright

Brendan is in his third semester in the Queens College GSLIS program, pursuing a certificate in Archives and Preservation of Cultural Materials. His educational background is in Political Science and Anthropology, but until recently, he worked as a
metal fabricator and welder making furniture and sculptural objects for a small fabrication company. He is very excited to be entering the archival world and to have the opportunity to participate in projects dedicated to social justice issues and
community empowerment. Besides his interest in community projects, he loves to play music, attend live shows, garden, generally be outdoors, and participate in local mutual
aid efforts whenever possible. As a Fellow, Enright will carry out a range of activities (processing, digitization, and editing oral history transcripts) to improve access to the archive’s civil rights collections. This Fellowship is generously funded by the Freda S. and J. Chester Johnson Endowment. 

Melissa Lino

Shirley Klein Rare Book and Print History Fellow

Melissa Lino
Melissa Lino

Melissa Lino completed her BA in Anthropology and will finish her MLIS at Queens College, CUNY. She works at the front desk of the Rubin Museum of Art, which is dedicated to Himalayan art. She has volunteered at the Interference Archive and interns at the Center for Fiction. She currently answers reference questions as part of the Prison Library Support Network. As a Fellow, Lino will improve preservation and access of the Queens College Rare Book and Print History Collection, through housing delicate items in custom boxes and pamphlet enclosures, and conducting outreach to the college community. This Fellowship is generously funded by Shirley Klein. 

 

 

 


For a list of prior Fellows and Interns and the project they worked on, click here.