MESH is, like its title suggests, a fabric of connections among researchers, faculty, and support staff within and across the digital scholarly publishing community. As such, MESH has a core group of collaborators as well as with other colleagues and researchers from MSU and beyond enabling us to call upon a variety of areas of expertise as needed for projects and initiatives.

The core MESH team includes the following individuals:

Leadership Team

    • Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director
    • Kelly Sattler, Associate Director
    • Scott Schopieray, Associate Director

Contributing Faculty & Staff

    • Brian Adams, Lead Developer, College of Arts and Letters
    • Scout Calvert, Data Librarian, MSU Libraries
    • Robin Dean, Digital Projects Librarian, MSU Libraries
    • Sruthin Gaddam, Information Technologist II, ITS
    • Amaresh Joshi, Information Technologist II, ITS
    • Susan Kendall, Copyright Librarian, MSU Libraries
    • Lucas Mak, Metadata Strategies & Technologies, MSU Libraries
    • Kristen Mapes, Assistant Director of Digital Humanities, College of Arts & Letters


    • Christopher Long, Dean, College of Arts and Letters
    • Joseph Salem, University Librarian