DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Claire Battershill Claire Battershill is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information and the Department of English at the University of Toronto and a Fellow at Victoria College. She is the author of a collection of short stories, Circus (McClelland & Stewart, 2014); two academic monographs, Modernist Lives: Biography and Autobiography at Virginia and Leonard Woolf's Hogarth Press (Bloomsbury, 2018) and Women and Letterpress Printing 1920-2020: Gendered Impressions (Cambridge University Press, 2022); two collaboratively written academic books (Scholarly Adventures in Digital Humanities, Palgrave, 2017, and Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom, Bloomsbury, 2017 (revised second edition, 2022)); and is a co-director of the Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP).
Moshe Blidstein Moshe Blidstein is a historian of the Mediterranean in the Roman Empire and late antiquity, teaching at the Department of General History at the University of Haifa, and a research member of the Haifa Center for Mediterranean History. He specializes in religion in the Roman Empire, especially concerning ritual and ritual discourses. He has studied especially discourses of purity and defilement in early Christianity and its historical contexts and the changing character of oaths in the ancient Mediterranean cultures of the Roman Empire. In the digital humanities arena, he is interested especially in the utilization of indices for the creation of metadata.
Zach Coble Zach Coble is the Head of Digital Scholarship Services at New York University Libraries. His current research uses bibliometrics to examine issues in the stewardship and preservation of digital humanities research outputs.
Emily Comeau Emily Comeau (she/they) is a PhD student in Community Engagement, Social Change, and Equity at UBC Okanagan. She holds an MA in Linguistics from the University of Victoria, where her research explored the role of print literacy in Indigenous language revitalization initiatives. Her current research focuses on the development of digital tools for language learning that are grounded in relationships with place. From 2017 to 2019, Emily worked as a Research Assistant on Le Mariage Sous L’Ancien Régime and Project Endings, at the UVic Humanities Computing and Media Centre.
Constance Crompton Constance Crompton (she/her) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa and Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities. She directs the University of Ottawa’s Labo de données en sciences humaines/The Humanities Data Lab, and is a member of the Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada, Linked Infrastructure for Networked Cultural Scholarship, and Implementing New Knowledge Environments Partnership research teams. She is the co-editor of two volumes, Doing Digital Humanities and Doing More Digital Humanities (Routledge 2016, 2020). She lives and works on unceded Algonquin land.
James Cummings James Cummings is the Senior Lecturer in Late-Medieval English Literature and Digital Humanities for the School of English Literature, Language, and Linguistics at Newcastle University. He studies the use of digital technology for editing and also the surviving records of late-medieval drama. In Digital Humanities he is most known for being an elected member (2005-2019) of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium’s Technical Council and was once its chair. He has since been elected to the TEI Board of Directors. One of his research interests is the Records of Early English Drama project and especially its shift to digital technologies. James is interested in text encoding, meta-schemas, and emergent technology for the editing, publication, and interrogation of digital editions. A long time ago he was the founder of Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School and the DH Awards awareness-raising event.
Sara Diamond Sara Diamond (she/her/they) is an OCAD University Research Chair and Professor and leads its Visual Analytics Lab. She served as president of OCAD U (2005 – 2015) leading OCAD U to full university status, building its capabilities in art, design and technology and collaborating with Indigenous colleagues to prioritize Indigenous knowledge and culture and efforts in decolonization. In 1996 she founded and led the Banff New Media Institute at The Banff Centre. She co-authored Euphoria & Dystopia: the Banff New Media Dialogues, 2012 with Sara Cook and was Editor-in-Chief of http://www.horizonzero.ca, an online dialogue, exhibition, and critical environment dedicated to Canadian new media (2001-2004). Diamond’s funded and published research spans design, visualization, media art and social history, public policy in arts and communication and computer science.
Sanne Frequin
Christine M. Gottlieb Christine M. Gottlieb is an Assistant Professor of English at California State University, East Bay. Support for this project was provided by a 2018-19 Faculty Support Grant from the California State University, East Bay Division of Academic Affairs.
Paul Heinicker Paul Heinicker is a design researcher investigating discursive design concepts with a focus on the culture and politics of diagrams and data visualisations. His practice covers image-led research as well as written analyses. He is a PhD student at the University of Potsdam at the Institute for Media and Art and has an interdisciplinary background in multimedia technologies (B.Eng.) and interface design (M.A.).
Martin Holmes Martin Holmes is a programmer in the University of Victoria Humanities Computing and Media Centre. He is the lead programmer on several large digital edition projects including the Map of Early Modern London (MoEML) and Le Mariage sous l'Ancien Régime, and is part of the Project Endings team. He served on the TEI Technical Council from 2010 to 2015 and was managing editor of the Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative from 2013 to 2015.
J. Matthew Huculak J. Matthew Huculak is Head of Advanced Research Services at the University of Victoria Libraries. He is the former director of the Modernist Versions Project, OpenModernisms, and managing editor of the Modernism/modernity Print + Platform, winner of the Innovation in Publishing Award from the Association of American Publishers. His research focuses on libraries, archives, print history and modernist periodical production. For a list of his work, visit lib.uvic.ca/huculakcv.
Janelle Jenstad Janelle Jenstad is Professor of English at the University of Victoria. She directs The Map of Early Modern London (MoEML) and Linked Early Modern Drama Online (LEMDO), and co-coordinates the New Internet Shakespeare Editions (NISE), Digital Renaissance Editions (DRE), and the MoEML Mayoral Shows anthology (MoMS). With Jennifer Roberts-Smith and Mark Kaethler, she co-edited Shakespeare’s Language in Digital Media (Routledge). Her essays and book chapters have appeared in Shakespeare Bulletin, Elizabethan Theatre, Early Modern Literary Studies, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, DHQ, Digital Studies, and other venues. For a full list, see janellejenstad.com.
Jojo Karlin Jojo Karlin (she/her) is the Digital Scholarship Specialist at New York University. Previously an NYU Provostial Postdoc, she received her PhD in English from the Graduate Center, CUNY, winning the 2021 Dissertation Showcase prize for her illustrated dissertation, Yours Sincerely, Virginia Woolf: Virginia Woolf’s Poetics of Letter Writing. She serves on the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Editorial Collective and on the core team of the open-source publishing platform Manifold.
Janna Kienbaum Janna Kienbaum studied Italian philology and cultural studies at the University of Potsdam and Humboldt University in Berlin. Her research focuses on diagrammatics, data visualizations and digital collections of museums. In her PhD thesis she investigates the web presentation of museum art collections as a diagrammatic representation system. From 2017-2020, she was a research assistant in the mixed-methods project analyzing networked climate images (anci). Since 2021, she has been working as a research assistant in the project "FDNext" for research data management at the University of Potsdam.
Helen B. Kampmann Marodin Helen Marodin is a PhD student in Latin American History at the University of South Carolina. Helen’s major research interests include interdisciplinary approaches that deal with food history, women and gender studies, digital history, architecture, and art.
Matt Morgenstern
Jessica Otis Jessica Otis is an Assistant Professor of History and Director of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, where she is in charge of the center's sustainability and archiving efforts. Her research focuses on the cultural history of mathematics, plague, and cryptography in early modern England, and her first book, By the Numbers: Understanding the World in Early Modern England is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
Daphne Raban Daphne Raban is an associate professor in the School of Business Administration and Academic Head of the Library, University of Haifa. She founded the Department of Information & Knowledge Management and was a member of LINKS, the Israeli Center of Research Excellence on Learning in a Networked Society. Her areas of expertise include the information society and the information economy; specifically, she studies information markets and business models, knowledge sharing, information diffusion, social media and serious games. Her work has been published in refereed journals including JCMC, JASIST, EJIS, ICS, CHB, JIS, PLoS One, Internet Research, Simulation & Gaming and more.
Birgit Schneider Birgit Schneider is a media scholar and visual culture expert. She is professor of knowledge cultures and media environments at the University of Potsdam, Germany. Her research focuses on scientific images, the history and present-day status of data visualizations and especially climate visualizations at the intersection of science, aesthetic and politics. She publishes in the fields of climate discourse, cultural geography, media studies and environmental humanities.
Joey Takeda Joey Takeda is a Developer in the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL) at Simon Fraser University. He holds an MA in English Literature from the University of British Columbia and is currently the Technical Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive. Prior to joining the DHIL, he was the lead programmer for the Landscapes of Injustice digital archive and a programmer for The Map of Early Modern London and Linked Early Modern Drama Online.
Nick Thieberger Nick Thieberger has worked with Australian languages and with Nafsan, a language from Efate, Vanuatu. He helped establish the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (https://paradisec.org.au) in 2003, a digital archive of mainly audio language records, and is now its Director. He leads the Australian Research Council project Nyingarn, a platform of primary sources in Australian languages. He is working on methods for creating reusable records from fieldwork on previously unrecorded languages. Based at the University of Melbourne, he is a CI in the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language.
David Thomson David Thomson is the current Lead Analyst at LEAP (Learning Evaluation and Assessment Psychology) Analytics
Liselore Tissen
Quintus van Galen Quintus van Galen is a Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam, teaching at the Department of History. His research interest lies with using digitised (newspaper) sources to investigate historical communities and identities; he is currently investigating Dutch militarism and nationalism in response to Belgian independence.
Ruben Wiersma