Special Thanks

We would like to give a special thanks to the following people:

Sam Simpkins, University Photographer
All featured photos were taken by Sam Simpkins and exhibit images are courtesy of Belmont University.

Lougan Bishop, Web and Digital Media Manager
All featured videos were filmed by Lougan Bishop and exhibit video clips are courtesy of Belmont University.
In addition, Bishop also assisted with website design, formatting, and sitemap.

Sue Mazaros, Director of Library Services
This digital exhibit is part of the Belmont University Special Collections, which includes physical artifacts, textiles, images, and other digital materials. To learn more about the larger archival collection visit:

Jennifer Duck, Instructor of Journalism, Dept. of Cinema, TV, & Media
Professor Duck consulted on the exhibit contents and organization and also taught the MDS/MOT documentary project class.

Interdisciplinary Studies and Global Education (ISGE) division
ISGE faculty and staff contributed to the exhibit’s promotion through posters and social media (@belmontisge). For more information on majors and programs housed within ISGE visit:

Mary Ellen Pethel, Assistant Professor of Honors and Global Leadership Studies
To learn more about the Honors Program or Global Leadership Studies, contact Dr. Pethel:


Honors students who participated in this interdisciplinary social science seminar:
Kendal Cliburn
Sinead Doogan
Ryleigh Goodman
Aaron Kleinschmidt
Claire Mitchell
Giuliana Moreno
Alana Morgan
Trisha Patel
Pria Sharma

Media Studies and Motion Pictures students who produced and directed the documentary:
Abigail Bowen
Alex Moock
Zach Powers
Marissa Avnaim
Jordan Shatto
Emily Smith
Margaret Coryell
John Peters
Austin Petty