DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Hannah Alpert-Abrams Hannah Alpert-Abrams is a PhD candidate in comparative literature at the University of Texas at Austin. She manages the "Reading the First Books" project at LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections.
Aaron Beveridge Aaron Beveridge is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of Florida. Aaron's teaching and research focus on the use of data science tools and methods to research digital rhetoric and networked writing. Grounded primarily in the study of social network trends, his teaching and research interests also include media ecology, the rhetoric of science, technical communication, and maker culture.
Lou Boves Lou Boves is retired professor of Language and Speech Technology, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. His research interests are cognitive models of information processing, computational modelling and human-system interaction.
Adam James Bradley Adam Bradley is a PhD candidate in both the department of English Language and Literature and Systems Design Engineering. He is interested in the intersections between technology and traditional literary studies with a focus on early 20th century poetics. His current work focuses on digital tool design for literary criticism and investigations into how philology can still function within a technological context.
Rob Brennan Rob Brennan is a senior research fellow in the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology, SFI Research Centres Programme (Grant 13/RC/2106) co-funded by the European Regional Development at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland. His research interests include knowledge models for digital history, semantic interoperability, data quality, and the application of linked data technology. He has contributed to and edited several international data, web and communications standards. He has a PhD (2005) in Electronic Engineering from Dublin City University and currently works in the Knowledge and Data Engineering Group at Trinity College Dublin. Prior to TCD he worked in the Ericsson network management research center and several internet startups.
Tina Budzise-Weaver Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University Libraries
Sheelagh Carpendale Sheelagh Carpendale is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Information Visualization and NSERC/AITF/SMART Technologies Industrial Research Chair in Interactive Technologies. Her research on information visualization, large interactive displays, and new media draws on her background in Computer Science, Art and Design.
Adam Crymble Adam Crymble is a lecturer of digital history at the University of Hertfordshire and an editor of the Programming Historian. He was the project manager of British History Online in 2014 during the project redesign, when this survey was conducted.
Thomas Currie T.E. Currie did a PhD in Evolutionary Anthopology at University College London (UCL), and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Tokyo before returning to UCL. His research applies modern evolutionary theory to investigate long-term patterns & processes involved in the origin and maintenance of human socio-political organization. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Cultural Evolution in the Biosciences department of the University of Exeter, Penryn Campus where he has established the Human Biological & Cultural Evoltuion Group. He is an editorial board member of Seshat, with responsibilities for agriculture, resources, and population variables.
Dan Faltesek Assistant Professor of Social Media, School of Arts and Communication, Oregon State University
Kevin Feeney Kevin Feeney is a senior research fellow at the school of computer science and statistics at Trinity College Dublin. He is coordinator of the European Horizon 2020 ALIGNED project (http://aligned-project.eu/) and information technology editor of Seshat.
Pieter François Pieter François is a Senior Lecturer in Digital History and the Director of the Cliodynamics Lab at the University of Hertfordshire. He is a Fellow of St. Benet’s Hall and a member of the Cultural Evolution Lab, University of Oxford. In 2011 he co-founded, with Peter Turchin and Harvey Whitehouse, the Seshat: Global History Databank project.
Mark Hancock Mark Hancock is an Associate Professor of Management Sciences in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo and Associate Director of the Games Institute. His research is in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and includes the design and development of interfaces and interaction techniques for digital surfaces. His research also focuses on the science of games and interaction?using concepts from game design, such as engagement, immersion, and enjoyment, to inform the design of more motivating and compelling novel interfaces.
Travis Kirton Currently director of the interaction design lab Logic&Form, Travis is a creative engineer, designer and researcher. He holds an MA of Interface Culture and a BSc of Interactive Arts, with a specialization in Interaction Design.
J.G. Manning J.G. Manning was educated at The Ohio State University and the University of Chicago, where he studied Egyptology and Ancient History, taking an AM and a PHD in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. His research has two primary research foci, the economic and legal History of the Hellenistic world, and Egyptian history in the long run. At Yale he is the William K. and Marilyn M. Simpson Professor of History and of Classics, with appointments also in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and at Yale Law School. He is co-Director of the Yale Initiative for the Study of Antiquity and the Premodern World.
Timothy Messer-Kruse Timothy Messer-Kruse received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1995 he joined the History department at the University of Toledo where he served as chair from 2003 to 2005 and was recognized with the university’s Outstanding Teaching Award in 2003. In 2006 he was appointed chair of the Ethnic Studies department at Bowling Green State University. In 2013 BGSU awarded him the Olscamp Research Award for outstanding scholarly achievements.
Sean Morey Sean Morey is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Sean's work focuses on the intersections of rhetoric, digital technologies, and environmental studies with applications for the humanistic development of emerging technologies. Sean's publications include Rhetorical Delivery and Digital Technologies: Networks, Affect, Electracy (Routledge 2015), Ecosee: Image, Rhetoric, Nature (SUNY 2009, co-edited with Sid Dobrin), and Augmented Reality: Perspectives Across Art, Industry, and the Humanities (Parlor Press 2016, co-edited with John Tinnell).
Henriette Roued-Cunliffe Assistant Professor at The Royal School of Library and Information Science
Erik Kenneth Shell Erik Shell is a graduate student of Classics at UCLA. His research interests include Ancient Greek medicine, 3D modeling in archaeology, and DH pedagogical applications.
Peter Turchin Peter Turchin is a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut; Research Associate in the School of Anthropology, University of Oxford; and Vice-President of the Evolution Institute. He conducts research on the cultural evolution and historical dynamics of past and present societies. He is the author of seven books, including War and Peace and War (2005), Secular Cycles (2009), and most recently Ultrasociety (2016) and Ages of Discord (2016). Website: http://peterturchin.com/
Antal van den Bosch Antal van den Bosch is full professor of Language and Speech Technology at the Centre for Language Studies, Faculty of Arts, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. His research interests are natural language processing, text analytics, text mining, machine learning, data mining, memory-based learning, machine translation, the relation between written and spoken language, writing support tools, the Dutch language, digital humanities, and digital heritage.
Nicholas M Van Horn Nicholas M. Van Horn is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Capital University, where he teaches and researches in the interdisciplinary field of computational cognitive neuroscience. His work in this area represents the convergence of advances in a number of related fields, including neuroscience, psychology & psychophysics, computer vision, artificial intelligence, mathematical modeling, as well data science more broadly construed. In parallel with this work, he researches online and networked data, including its effect on our privacy and rights, actively writing and maintaining open source software related to data mining, writing and productivity, statistical analysis, and other software tools for automated analysis of text and images. (http://www.nicholasvanhorn.com)
Miguel Escobar Varela Miguel Escobar Varela is Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies at the National University of Singapore and director of the Contemporary Wayang Archive (cwa-web.org). He has worked as a software programmer, translator and theater researcher in Mexico, The Netherlands, Singapore and Indonesia. His research interests are the digital humanities and Indonesian theatre. His articles have appeared in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Performance Research, Contemporary Theatre Review, The Drama Review, New Theatre Quarterly, Theatre Research International and Asian Theatre Journal. More information at miguelescobar.com.
Suzan Verberne Suzan Verberne is a researcher at the Centre of Language Studies and the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. She obtained her doctoral degree in 2010. Her research area is Human-Computer Information Interaction. Her main research interests are information seeking behaviour, information access for the humanities and text mining for information access.
Harvey Whitehouse Harvey Whitehouse is Chair of Social Anthropology and Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford. One of the founders of the cognitive science of religion, his theory of ‘modes of religiosity’ has been the subject of extensive critical evaluation and testing by anthropologists, historians, archaeologists, cognitive scientists, and evolutionary theorists. His books include ‘Inside the Cult’ (OUP, 1995), Arguments and Icons (OUP, 2000), and Modes of Religiosity (AltaMira, 2004). Website: http://www.harveywhitehouse.com