Credits and Acknowledgments

Funding

The World Historical Gazetteer project has been made possible by a 3-year Preservation and Access grant from the US National Endowment for the Humanities (2017-2020, PW‑253719‑17).

It is also supported by in-kind contributions from the University of Pittsburgh World History Center

Current Project Team

Ruth Mostern, Principal Investigator and Director of World History Center

Karl Grossner, Technical Director and Platform Developer

Susan Grunewald, Postdoctoral Fellow

Patrick Manning, Project Consultant

Owen Knight, Student Research Assistant

James Sauls, Student Research Assistant

Former Team Members

Ryan Horne, Associate, former Postdoctoral Fellow

David Ruvolo, Project Manager

Alec Story, Student Research Assistant

Advisory Board

Clifford Anderson, Vanderbilt University

Robert Batchelor, Georgia Southern University

Merrick Lex Berman, Independent Scholar

Christopher Chase-Dunn, University of California, Riverside

Tom Elliot, Institute for Study of the Ancient World, NYU

Ethan Gruber, American Numismatic Society

Leif Isacksen, University of Exeter

Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University

Leo Luccasen, International Institute of Social History (IISG)

Adam Rabinowitz, University of Texas, Austin

Patricia Seed, University of California, Irvine

Ryan Shaw, Univerity of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Rainer Simon, Austrian Institute of Technology

Rombert Stapel, International Institute of Social History (IISG)

Richard Zijdeman, International Institute of Social History (IISG)

Technical Community

Rainer Simon, Austrian Institute of Technology

We especially acknowledge Rainer, for his technical advice and unflagging support throughout the development of WHG and the Linked Place format.

Graham Klyne, University of Oxford

Richard Light, Free UK Genealogy

Arno Bosse, KNAW Humanities Cluster

Johannes Scholz, University of Graz

Content Community

Werner Stangl, University of Graz (Latin America)

Gimena del Rio Riande, University of Buenos Aires (Latin America)

Merrick Lex Berman, Independent Scholar (China)

Patricia Seed, University of California, Irvine (Africa)

Maxim Romanov, University of Vienna (Islamic World)

Masoumeh Seydi, KITAB (Islamic World)

James Pickett, University of Pittsburgh (Central Asia)

Discussions are ongoing with many others...