The Core Team

  • Cristiana Grigore, Founder & Lead
  • Cal Brisbin, Core Collaborator
  • Laura Waldman, Core Collaborator
  • Sarah Zawacki, Core Collaborator

Production Partners

  • Alex Gil, Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Columbia University
  • Tudor Bercea, Freelance Advertising, Graphic & Web Design

Organizational Partners

Center for Justice at Columbia University
The Center hosts the Roma Peoples Project and support its development. The RPP aligns with the Center’s mission of empowering vulnerable people who suffer from criminalized identities, discrimination, stigma, and lack of inclusion within mainstream society.

Columbia University Libraries | Digital Scholarship
Digital Scholarship is helping implement several components of the digital apparatus for the project.

Columbia’s Group for Experimental Methods
The xpmethod group is helping ideate the digital strategy for the project, and providing an intellectual home.

Heyman Center for the Humanities
The Heyman Center co-sponsors the launch event for the Roma Peoples Project.

The Council for European Studies


  • Heymann-Wolf Foundation

Advisory Board

  • Alexander Cooley, Director, Harriman Institute of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies
  • Stefania Magidson, Founder and President, Blue Heron Foundation
  • Hedina Tahirović-Sijerčić, PhD, Roma Author, Expert in Regional and Minority Languages, Council of Europe

More Advisory Board updates will be announced soon.


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