Teaching Technologies Staff at Lewis Library
Our experts in educational technology and video production located in the Lewis Library work closely with our teaching and learning staff in Frist to offer our campus a new comprehensive platform for integrating pedagogical expertise and of state-of-the-art technologies.
To learn more about our services and facilities at Lewis, visit the Teaching Technologies section of our website.
Educational Technologies Center
Janet Temos, Director
Janet is currently the director of ETC, whose mission is to assist Princeton faculty in using computer technology in their teaching and research. Her special interests in educational technology include student response systems, course blogs, annotation applications, digital publications, and tools for academic writing. She began working with the Educational Technologies Center (ETC) in 1993 and became a full-time member of the staff in 2000. Janet was trained as an architectural historian, and received degrees in art history from Williams College (MA 1992), and Princeton University (PhD 2001). Her specialization is in the art and architecture of the English baroque. She has taught courses at Lehigh University, The College of New Jersey, and Princeton University. Janet is coauthor of articles on the history of architecture and art of the Indian subcontinent, and the author of several book reviews as well as articles on the use of technology in teaching.
MR (Margaret R.) Daniel, Outreach and Training Coordinator
MR consults with faculty, graduate students and undergraduates on the employ of technology in research and pedagogical practice. Previously, she was the Multimedia Specialist at J Street Library and Media Center where she initiated a number of workshops on audio/visual production, programming languages, and social media. MR received a doctorate in History of Consciousness from University of California at Santa Cruz where her research focused on the aesthetic and cultural politics of independent film exhibition networks. Before coming to Princeton MR was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at University of California, San Francisco and Carnegie Mellon Visiting Professor of African American and Film Studies at Emory University.
New Media Center
Paula Brett, Manager
Paula manages the New Media Center located in Lewis Library. She works with faculty, staff and students to assist them in learning new programs and converting analog media into digital formats. She holds a BA in Communications from Rutgers University and an AAS in television/radio production. Prior to Princeton, she worked for Intel Corporation as a digital video specialist. Paula lives in Mercerville, NJ with her husband, three cats and a dog.
Sorat Tungkasiri, Coordinator
Sorat's responsibilities at the New Media Center include: instructing classes (such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Final Cut Pro) and helping student, staff, and faculty on various multimedia projects. He has over 15 years of experience in web development, video editing, and 3D modeling. Sorat has been at Princeton University since 2004 and is a Wilson College Fellow. He is currently a graduate student at Teachers College, Columbia University, with a research concentration in motivation and engagement in online education.
David Hopkins, Director
David is always looking at the latest in cutting edge technology to see how it can benefit the academic community. He lives and breathes technology. He has been the Director of the Broadcast Center since 2008 after serving as the manager of the New Media Center. David has been with the University since 1993 and has has been working in video production for over 20 years. He graduated from North Central University and has been a member of the New Media Consortium, the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, and Infocomm.
Lance Herrington, Senior Video Producer/Editor
Lance works directly with clients to help them turn an idea into a finished video. Specializing in design and animation, he strives to bring a creative flair to each project. Lance has been creating videos at Princeton University for over ten years. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, his audio and video work has been exhibited at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Santozeum in Santorini, Greece, and our very own Princeton Art Museum. Most recently, his animation work was included in the feature documentary film Bending Steel.
Jim Grassi, Video Producer/Editor
Jim works with University faculty, staff and students to produce and edit video content. He records and streams live events, lectures, seminars, and performances and he provides technical support and guidance to the University community. Jim joined Princeton in 2005 as a member of the Media Services Department; after three years there he moved to the Broadcast Center where he specializes in directing, producing, scriptwriting, camera operation, editing and web streaming. Prior to his arrival at Princeton, Jim served as a Television Production Facilitator for a Department of Defense contractor. He graduated from Rutgers University and attended New York University where he obtained a certificate in Film/Video Production. He is now pursuing an online M.F.A. in Film and Television Production and resides with his wife in Princeton.
Lisa Jackson, Video Producer/Editor
Lisa directs, produces, and edits various live events, departmental videos, and online course offerings. In addition, she teaches a digital media bootcamp for Princeton students interested in a journalism career, conducts hands-on video production workshops, and teaches video courses as an adjunct instructor at Rider University. Prior to joining the Broadcast Center in 2008, Lisa produced award-winning documentaries for the educational market, developed video components for corporate training programs, and worked behind the camera in the sports and entertainment industry. Lisa is a graduate of Rider University.
Daniel Kearns, Broadcast Engineer
Dan incorporates innovative technology into today's new media while maintaining the highest possible production values for Princeton’s on-line courses and campus broadcast events. An award-winning educator in television production, he has been with the Broadcast Center studio since its opening. He came to Princeton with over 20 years experience directing and engineering live broadcasts to television and radio outlets in the national and international markets. In addition, he has completed videos for the educational, non-profit, commercial, and tourism industries. After completing his master's degree, Dan received a certification in video editing from Bowling Green University.
Barbara Hilton, Assistant to the Broadcast Center Director
Barbara oversees day-to-day inquiries, estimates, scheduling, confirmations, and billing of services provided by the Broadcast Center to the Princeton Community. She is the liaison to television and radio networks interested in scheduling the broadcast studio for national network interviews. Barbara has spent most of her career working for non-profit organizations. She was Director of Law Enforcement Sponsorship at Special Olympics New Jersey for 12 years. Her career has come full circle, bringing years of project management experience to the Broadcast Center.