DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Leen Breure Leen Breure studied history at the University of Utrecht. Since mid-80s he has worked in the intersection of information technology / the humanities and cultural heritage studies. His current research is about enhanced publications and rich internet publications, organized in close collaboration with DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services), an institute of KNAW (Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences) and NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research)
Shawn Day Shawn Day is a Lecturer at University College Cork, Queen's University Belfast and Trinity College Dublin, in Digital and Medical Humanities and Social Computing. His background includes startups in customer relationship management and information architecture, and research in social and economic digital history. His personal research explores social and economic circumstances of the nineteenth century retail liquor trade using digital, spatial and social network analysis to discover the relationships between credit, respectability, and order in the Victorian community. Recent articles have examined the social dimensions of the Victorian public mental hospital using GIS and statistical modeling tools. http://shawnday.com
David Dowling David Dowling is an assistant professor in the department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa.
Maureen Engel Maureen Engel is Assistant Professor of Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta, Acting Director of the Canadian Institute for Research Computing in Arts (CIRCA), and was co-chair, with Caitlin Fisher, of HASTAC 2013. She is co-investigator on the Edmonton Pipelines | Narrating Digital Urbanisms project, where her “pipelines” aim to technologically intervene in our notion of what urban space is, and how we constitute and are constituted by it. She also collaborates on the GRAND NCE (Networks of Centres of Excellence) and the ArtCan digital commons for Canadian Art and Art History. http://edmontonpipelines.org
Maarten Hoogerwerf Maarten Hoogerwerf studied computer science at Delft University of Technology. Since 2006 he works for DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services) where he focuses on persistent identification and integration of research information (researchers, publications, datasets, etc.). Currently he is responsible for the technical infrastructure within DANS and its integration with other national and international infrastructures.
Sonia Howell Sonia Howell is a postdoctoral researcher in the Office of Digital Learning in the University of Notre Dame and a former doctoral fellow with An Foras Feasa and the School of English, Media, and Theatre Studies in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She is a member of the technical advisory board of Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies and is co-editor of the Breac Archive and the Breac Bibliography.
Joel Kalvesmaki Joel Kalvesmaki (PhD, early Christian studies, Catholic University of America, 2006) is Editor in Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks. His historical research centers on Greek theological and philosophical texts from late antiquity. Editor of the digital-only scholarly reference work Guide to Evagrius Ponticus, Joel also serves broadly as an advisor on the digital humanities.
John Keating John Keating is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at National University of Ireland Maynooth. His research interests include Technology, Language and Learning and Literary and Linguistic Computing.
Margaret Kelleher Margaret Kelleher is Professor of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin and Chair of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures.
Annie Murray Andrea (Annie) Murray is Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts and Head, Special Collections at the University of Calgary. Formerly, she was Digital and Special Collections Librarian at Concordia University in Montreal. Her research and professional interests include special and digital collections, literary archives, the design of web-based sound archives for performed poetry, and scholarly communication in general. She holds a Master of Arts in English Language and Literature and a Master of Library and Information Studies, both from the University of British Columbia.
Geoffrey Rockwell Dr. Geoffrey Martin Rockwell is a Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta, Canada. He has published and presented papers in the area of philosophical dialogue, textual visualization and analysis, humanities computing, instructional technology, computer games and multimedia including a book, Defining Dialogue: From Socrates to the Internet. He is currently the Director of the Kule Institute for Advanced Studies and a network investigator in the GRAND Network of Centres of Excellence that is studying gaming, animation and new media. He is collaborating with Stéfan Sinclair on Voyant Tools (http://voyant-tools.org), a suite of text analysis tools and leads the TAPoR (http://tapor.ca) project documenting text tools for humanists. http://www.geoffreyrockwell.com
Erik Shell Erik Shell is an Undergraduate at the University of Maryland College Park where he studies Classics and Ancient Mediterranean History. His research interests include Ancient Greek Religion (specifically gender-segregated ritual such as the Thesmophoria), Ancient agricultural systems, and the implementation of Digital Humanities into the Ancient Historian’s classroom. He has presented on women’s speech in women-exclusive contexts and the pedagogical applications of gaming models of the ancient world. He helped to launch Digital Terps, the conglomeration of digital humanists on the University of Maryland College Park campus and is currently completing a digital modeling project to be used for archaeological research.
Aja Teehan Aja Teehan is An Foras Feasa's Senior Technology Officer. Her research interests include: Digital Humanities, Document encoding for Research, Software Engineering Methodologies for Humanities Research and Cultural Heritage Repositories.
René van Horik René van Horik works as program manager and researcher at DANS, the Dutch national data archive in the social sciences and humanities. He received his Phd from Delft University of Technology (information science). His research interests are in digital preservation and digital humanities.
Jared Wiercinski Jared Wiercinski is Digital Services and Outreach Librarian at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec. His research interests include digital audio, digital libraries, and web-based sound and video archives. He holds a Master of Library and Information Studies from McGill University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia.
Joyce Yu