Rachel Daniell

A doctoral student at The Graduate Center interested in the intersection of evidence, documentation, technology, and representation with human rights, historical memory, and state violence.

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Academic Interests

Evidence, Metadata, The Production of History, Memory Studies, Human Rights, Transitional Justice, Accountability, State Violence, Visual and Material Culture, Language and Power, Conceptions of Time, Public History, U.S., Transnational Perspectives

Other Interests

engaged social media & technology, archival projects of progressive activism, collaboration, art and creative projects for social change, data as a change-maker


The Graduate Center, CUNY


MPhil, The Graduate Center, CUNY, Anthropology
MA, The Graduate Center, CUNY, Liberal Studies-International Studies
BA, New York University, Comparative Literature


— Works with the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF, Equipo Argentino de Antropologia Forense,  http://www.eaaf.org )
— Works at The New Media Lab, CUNY ( http://www.newmedialab.cuny.edu/people/rachel-daniell )


Publications include :   

Special journal issue: Memory Studies “Memory | Materiality | Sensuality,” Co-Edited with Lindsey Freeman and Benjamin Nienass, January 2016, http://mss.sagepub.com/content/9/1.toc ;  

Silence, Screen, and Spectacle: Rethinking Social Memory in the Age of Information,
Co-Edited with Lindsey Freeman and Benjamin Nienass, Berghahn Books, March 2014, Volume 14, Remapping Cultural History Series, http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=FreemanSilence ;
“Violent Terms: Examining the Language of ‘Law’ and ‘Torture’ in the Bush Administration”Anthropology News, September 26 2012, http://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2012/09/26/violent-terms/  ;   

“Engaging Archival Power: Creative Time’s ‘Social Practices Archive’ and the Living as Form Project”e-misferica 9.1-9.2, “On the Subject of Archives” edited by Marianne Hirsch and Diana Taylor, Summer 2012 July 31 2012, http://hemisphericinstitute.org/hemi/en/e-misferica-91/daniell

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