Category: Staffing announcements

Category: Staffing announcements

Recent news from Wiki Education

Welcome, Wes!

I’m pleased to announced that Wes Reid has joined the Wiki Education team as a Software Developer. In his new role, he’ll be working with me to maintain the Wiki Education Dashboard — our open source web app built with React and Ruby on Rails that empowers thousands of instructors, librarians, and others across the globe to … Continued

Welcome, Elysia Webb!

I’m thrilled to announce that we’ve hired Elysia Webb as Wiki Education’s newest Wikipedia Expert. Elysia joins existing Wikipedia Experts Ian Ramjohn and Shalor Toncray as they support newcomers to Wikipedia in making high-quality contributions as part of Wiki Education’s programmatic offerings. As a Wikipedia Expert, Elysia monitors and tracks contributions by program participants, answers … Continued

Welcome, Cassidy!

I’m happy to announce that Cassidy Villeneuve has joined our team as Communications Associate. In this role, Cassidy is responsible for general communications tasks across departments, as well as maintaining the Wiki Education blog and social media channels. Cassidy graduated from Scripps College this past May with a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Humanities. Professionally, she … Continued

Welcome, Özge!

I’m excited to announce that Özge Gündoğdu has joined Wiki Education as Executive Assistant and Office Manager. In her new role, Özge will be responsible for providing general administrative support to staff, as well as to the board. We’re very happy to have her. Özge has spent the last couple of years working for Kimpton … Continued

Welcome, TJ Bliss!

I’m excited to announce that TJ Bliss has agreed to join Wiki Education as Director of Development and Strategy. Many of us have gotten to know TJ from his former role as our program officer at The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and I couldn’t be happier that he’s decided to join our team. In … Continued

Welcome, Shalor Toncray!

Our Wikipedia Content Experts are experienced Wikipedians who play a vital role in the Classroom Program, providing support to students as they contribute to Wikipedia for the first time. I’m pleased to announce that Shalor Toncray has joined Wiki Education on a short-term contract to provide extra support to students as Content Expert in the … Continued

Welcome, Mahala Stewart!

Over the past few months, we’ve been conducting research to evaluate student learning outcomes of Wikipedia-based assignments. I’m pleased to announce Mahala Stewart has joined Wiki Education as a Research Assistant to analyze and interpret survey and focus group data. She will work closely with Research Fellow Zach McDowell, who has been leading the project. … Continued