Wikimedia Fellowships/Fellows

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Completed Fellowships
Fellow(s) Project(s) Sponsor(s) Length Announcement

2010/2011 Fellows

Victoria Doronina and Maryana Pinchuk History of the Russian Wikipedia Zack Exley 8 weeks 2010-09-30
Steven Walling Quantitative and qualitative research into Wikimedia communities, centered on the Contribution Taxonomy Project, as well as organizing and outreach such as for Wikipedia's 10th anniversary Zack Exley One year 2010-09-15
Lennart Guldbrandsson Bookshelf Project and Account Creation Improvement Project Frank Schulenburg 6 months 2011-01-07
Maryana Pinchuk "Wiki-histories" summer fellowship, a joint program with volunteers and grad students, who will produce a series of narrative histories of Wikimedia projects Zack Exley One year 2011-03-01
Achal Prabhala Field research in India and South Africa into the state of published and unpublished source material for use in verifying Wikimedia content Barry Newstead and Zack Exley 5 months 2011-01-12
R. Stuart Geiger, Aaron Halfaker, Fabian Kaelin, Melanie Kill, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Yusuke Matsubara, Jonathan Morgan and Shawn Walker Wikimedia Summer of Research 2011, studying longterm participation trends in Wikipedia Zack Exley 3 months 2011-06-01
Fabian Kaelin Study of Portuguese Wikipedia Editor Trends Siko Bouterse 2 months 2011-06-01
Liam Wyatt Global GLAM outreach, building enthusiasm, awareness, and working models for cultural institutions to partner with Wikipedians in producing open content for the public. Piloting and scaling the Wikipedian in Residence program and GLAMCamp gatherings to forward the GLAM movement. Zack Exley and Siko Bouterse One year 2011-01-19
Yusuke Matsubara RevDiffSearch and WikiHadoop Analytics projects Diederik van Liere 7 months 2011-06-01
James Alexander Business analysis for the 2011 Fundraiser, Wiki Guides pilot project to help new editors, Reader Relations assistance Philippe Beaudette One year 2011-03-22
R. Stuart Geiger Qualitative and quantitative analysis of User Template Experiments and other community research statistics related to editor retention. Siko Bouterse 6 months 2011-06-01
Jon Harald Søby Wikimedia Translations improvement project Siko Bouterse One year 2011-09-27

2012/2013 Fellows

Jonathan Morgan Wikipedia Teahouse, Wikimedia Summer of Research 2011 Siko Bouterse One year Announcing the Community Department Summer of Research
Peter Coombe Help pages redesign project Siko Bouterse 6 months Announcing Community Fellow Peter Coombe
Steven Zhang Dispute Resolution Improvements Siko Bouterse 8 months Announcing Community Fellows Tanvir Rahman and Steven Zhang
Tanvir Rahman Small Wiki Editor Engagement Project Siko Bouterse 8 months Announcing Community Fellows Tanvir Rahman and Steven Zhang
Sarah Stierch Gender gap projects, including WikiWomen's Collaborative, and the Wikipedia Teahouse Siko Bouterse 1 year Announcing Community Fellow Sarah Stierch