Chris Raymond

Chris has diverse experience creating effective, award-winning visual communications as a graphic designer, web designer, science museum exhibit researcher/writer, science journalist, and publications director for an association of hands-on science museums. After receiving a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, Chris earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Cornell University with emphasis in mass media and sociology of science; her dissertation examined coverage of occupational health in the mainstream and alternative press.

In the first half of her professional career, Chris was a researcher/writer at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry; an editor at JAMA Medical News; an editor covering social science at the Chronicle of Higher Education; a freelance writer published in such magazines as Psychology Today and Health; and publications director at the Association of Science-Technology Centers. Her writing was recognized with numerous awards from organizations including the Chicago Medical Writers Association and the American Psychological Association; Chris also received two fellowships, from the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory and the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism.

After developing an interest in the visual side of communication, Chris studied design at VCU, and worked as a designer and art director at two design studios, and as a freelance contract designer, during which time she worked on print and web projects for clients including the National Science Foundation, NIH, and AARP. Her work as a print and web designer has been recognized by the DC-area Art Directors Club and the Society of Technical Communicators, among others.

Chris believes in the power of information hierarchy, content planning, and content strategy to inform designs that communicate in a compelling way; “design from the content out” has become her mantra in the age of responsive design.

Outside of work, Chris takes printmaking and crafts workshops, collects new and vintage wind-up toys, push puppets, and metal tins, and plays a mean game of basketball. Under the umbrella of www.girlmeetsart.com, she creates and writes about crafty projects and the creative process.

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Ken Albers

Web Developer

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Steve Barnes

Project Director, Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives

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Jordan Bratt

DH Fellow

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Sheila Brennan

Associate Director of Public Projects

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Megan R. Brett

Digital History Associate

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Faolan Cheslack-Postava

Zotero Developer

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Kevin Clark

Affiliated faculty

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John Flatness

Web Developer

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Miriam Forman-Brunell

Affiliated faculty

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Christopher Hamner

Editor-in-Chief, Papers of the War Department

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Ben Hurwitz

DH Fellow

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Mills Kelly

Associate Director

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Simon Kornblith

Zotero Developer

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Jannelle Legg

DH Fellow

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Sharon Leon

Director of Public Projects

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Ron Martin

Digital History Associate

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Jeny Martinez

Office Manager

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James McCartney

Senior Software Developer

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Jeff McClurken

Affiliated faculty

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Anne McDivitt

DH Fellow

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Amanda Morton

DH Fellow

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Patrick Murray-John

Research Assistant Professor

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Kim Nguyen

Web Designer

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Mike O'Malley

Associate Director

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Anthony Pellegrino

Affiliated faculty

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Erin Peters Burton

Affiliated faculty

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Paula Petrik

Associate Director

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Chris Preperato

Multimedia Developer

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Chris Raymond

Senior Web Designer/
Creative Lead

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Amanda Regan

DH Fellow

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Lisa Rhody

Associate Director of Research

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Jennifer Rosenfeld

Associate Director of Educational Projects

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Roy Rosenzweig

Founder and Director (1950-2007)

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Jim Safley

Software Developer + Metadata Specialist

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Roberto Sanchez

Systems Administrator

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Kelly Schrum

Director of Educational Projects

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Lynne Schrum

Affiliated faculty

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Dan Stillman

Zotero Developer

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Sean Takats

Director of Research

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Stephanie Westcott

Research Assistant Professor