DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Alan Bilansky Alan Bilansky holds a PhD in rhetoric and democracy from Penn State and an MSLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he consults with faculty about technology and occasionally teaches informatics. He is currently at work on a book examining the information practices of Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency.
Arianna Ciula Arianna has broad experience in digital humanities research and teaching, research management, and digital research infrastructures. She holds a PhD in Manuscript and Book Studies (digital palaeography, University of Siena), an MA in Applied Computing in the Humanities (King’s College London) and a BA Hons in Communication sciences (computational linguistics, University of Siena). Her personal research interests focus on the modelling of scholarly digital resources related to primary sources. She lectured and published on humanities computing, in particular on digital manuscript studies and editing; she has organised conferences and workshops in digital humanities, and is an active member of its international community. She was co-PI in the project Modelling between Digital and Humanities: Thinking in Practice funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. See list of publications.
Timothy C. Duguid Timothy Duguid is a lecturer in Digital Humanities and Information Studies. His current research interests lie in the intersection between digital humanities and historical musicology. In particular, he is focused on metadata generation and curation for digital scholarship in music, working on a virtual research environment called Music Scholarship Online (MuSO) that will draw together published scholarship, digitized archival materials, and born-digital scholarship into a single online portal.
Maristella Feustle Maristella Feustle is the Music Special Collections Librarian at the University of North Texas. She oversees the processing and curation of over 100 special collections in the UNT Music Library, and is the current chair of the Preservation Committee of the Music Library Association. She is active as a jazz guitarist in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and her research interests include jazz history and digital humanities.
Francesca Giannetti Francesca Giannetti is the Digital Humanities Librarian at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, and subject liaison to the departments of Classics, French, and Italian, and the program in Comparative Literature. Her research interests include digital libraries, audio preservation, opera and libretto studies. She has published articles in Music Reference Services Quarterly, Notes, and College & Undergraduate Libraries. She serves on the steering committee of the Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative, and participates on the Emerging Technologies and Services Committee of the Music Library Association.
Elizabeth Grumbach Liz Grumbach is the Project Manager for Nexus, a Digital Research Co-Op at Arizona State University. She is also the Director of Digital Content and Special Programs for HASTAC@ASU. Her current research involves investigating ethical practices and critical methods for producing and sharing data, especially linked open data, and exploring emerging technologies that allow the public to engage with cultural data in new ways.
Brandon W. Hawk Brandon W. Hawk is an assistant professor of English at Rhode Island College. His areas of expertise are Old English, the transmission of the Bible and apocrypha, digital humanities, media studies, and the history of the book. He has written two books: Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England (Toronto, 2018) and The Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew and the Nativity of Mary (Eugene, OR, forthcoming). He is also a member of the Editorial Board for the Sources of Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture project, for which he is Co-Director of the Digital Research Center.
Antonia Karaisl Antonia is currently a PhD student at the Warburg Institute, University of London. Her research examines methodology and argument of 18th century philosopher Christian Wolff’s last book, the Oeconomica methodo scientifica pertractata, and its relationship to his premodern welfare state theory. Apart from her PhD she is researching the application of OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to historic printed text and medieval manuscripts. Together with Nick White she co-founded Rescribe Ltd, a not-for-profit company spun out from Durham University’s Classics department developing bespoke OCR software.
Pam Mellen Pamela Mellen is a Research Software Project Manager at King's College London, where she manages a large portfolio of KDL projects, coordinating between the KDL development team and our range of external partners. Alongside managing projects, she is deeply involved in managing the Lab's strategic goals and finances and works on continuous improvement goals. She has worked at King's since 2012, where she turned an existing background in general project management and administration into into a more in-depth understanding of research management before moving across to the newly formed Digital Lab in 2016. She has an MA in Victorian Media and Culture from Royal Holloway, University of London and a BA in Theatre and English and Creative Writing from the George Washington University, as well as a Practitioner qualification from the Association for Project Management. She is interested in process improvement and change management.
Molly Nebiolo Molly Nebiolo is a doctoral candidate in the world history program at Northeastern University with a B.A. in history and biology from Butler University. She is interested in the relationship between epistemologies of health and the construction of urban space in the early modern period, with a focus on the Anglo- and French- Atlantic world during the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. She also completed the graduate certificate in digital humanities offered at Northeastern and has been involved in numerous digital humanities projects for the Women Writers Project and the NULab for Texts, Maps and Networks. She is a 2018-2020 HASTAC Scholar and a 2019-2020 Digital Humanities Fellow at the American Philosophical Society.
Gregory J. Palermo Gregory Palermo is a PhD candidate in English at Northeastern University specializing in digital rhetoric and digital humanities. His research uses computational methods to transform digital humanities' citation landscape, studying citation as a rhetorical practice by which fields' boundaries are continually redrawn. He is currently a Managing Editor of Digital Humanities Quarterly. He has previously served on the Administrative Team of Northeastern's Civic Sustainability, Diversity, and Inclusion Advisory Council in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, as a Research Associate in Northeastern University Library's Digital Scholarship Group, and as a Graduate Fellow of the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks.
Costas Papadopoulos Costas Papadopoulos is an Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities and Culture Studies at Maastricht University. His work has its roots in ethnography, archaeology, digital humanities, and museum and heritage studies, exploring modelling and representation at the intersections of the physical and the digital. It advances understandings of the experience and perception of heritage; engages in the development of open educational resources for the digital humanities; explores ways to build epistemological frameworks for multimodal research; and, integrates Arts into STE(A)M learning via socially-engaged research. Most of his research has focused on digital applications in archaeology and cultural heritage with a particular emphasis on 3D visualisation. He is PI of PURE3D which develops an Infrastructure for the Publication and Preservation of 3D Scholarship.
Susan Schreibman Susan Schreibman is Professor of Digital Arts and Culture at Maastricht University. She works at the intersections of computationally-based teaching and research in the interplay of the digital archive, cultural innovation, and participatory engagement design, processes and projects. A focus of her research is in the design, critical, and interpretative analysis of systems that remediate publication modalities and manuscript culture from the analogue world, while developing new born-digital paradigms. She has published and lectured widely in digital humanities and Irish poetic modernism. Her digital projects include Letters 1916-1923, #dariahTeach, IGNITE, and PURE3D.
Anna-Maria Sichani Dr. Anna-Maria Sichani (Anna-Maria Chikhani | Άννα-Μαρία Σιχάνη) is a media and cultural historian and a Digital Humanist. Anna-Maria is currently a Post-Doc Research Associate in Digital Humanities at Digital Humanities Research Hub, School of Advanced Study, University of London, working on the AHRC-Towards a National Collection- funded project "The Congruence Engine: Digital Tools for New Collections-Based Industrial Histories". She holds a UKRI Policy and Engagement Fellowship in Digital Research and Innovation Infrastructure and is a Software Sustainability Institute Fellow. Her research interests include computational archival science, media and cultural history, digital scholarly editing, advanced processing and publishing of archival assets, information architecture, cultural and social aspects of transitional media(l) changes, scholarly communication, research infrastructures and digital pedagogy. Her work has appeared in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Journal of Modern Greek Media and Culture, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, and The Book’s Journal.
James Smithies James Smithies is Professor of Digital Humanities at King’s College London, and was previously founding director of King’s Digital Lab. He has an interest in technical and philosophical topics related to Digital Humanities, the History of Ideas, and Research Software Engineering.
Victoria Van Hyning Victoria Van Hyning is currently Senior Innovation Specialist at the Library of Congress. She was previously a Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow at Zooniverse.org at the University of Oxford.
Carina Westling Carina Westling is a Senior Lecturer in Cross-Platform Media at Bournemouth University whose research focuses on digital media and cultures. Westling specialises in the tensions and opportunities formed between the technical, social and discursive aspects of multimedia environments and design for immersive, AR/VR and blended applications. She has experience in ethnographic and remote audience research in digital and physical media with live and online populations, and has developed a theoretical framework for interrogating the modelling of human participation and integration in distributed interactive systems across digital and physical materialities.
Nick White Nick White is co-founder of Rescribe Ltd, a not for profit company specialising in OCR of early modern printing and manuscript hands, where he is the technical lead. He is also the IT Project Manager for the ERC project A Consolidated Library of Anglo Saxon Poetry at the University of Oxford.