Building Capacity Project Fellow
Eli McClain joined the MANY team in December 2020 as the Project Fellow for the Building Capacity, Creating Sustainability, Growing Accessibility Project. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Sociology from Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, CUNY and an MPhil in Heritage Studies from the University of Cambridge. In conjunction with his studies, Eli has gained valuable experience creating and facilitating programming for various audiences at Emma S. Clark Library, Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York Hall of Science, and Macaualy@Hunter. He enjoys pursuing cross-disciplinary research and practice and his work has been supported by fellowships at the New York Botanical Garden, Roosevelt House Institute for Public Policy, and Stanford University. Eli is looking forward to working with museums across New York State to develop innovative and engaging digital programs that change the way we think about and engage with the past and present.