DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Telmo Amaral Telmo Amaral is a research associate at Newcastle University's Open Lab and his current work focuses on biological image analysis, bridging academia and industry. He completed a PhD on medical image analysis at the University of Dundee and investigated deep learning techniques at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in Porto. Before that, he worked as a research assistant in a variety of areas, including digital systems testing, telecare, distance learning, and lifestyle monitoring. His background is Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a master's degree from the University of Porto.
Neil Bernstein Neil W. Bernstein is Professor in the Department of Classics and World Religions at Ohio University, where he has taught Latin language and literature since 2004. He is the author of Silius Italicus, Punica 2: Text, translation, and commentary (Oxford University Press, 2017); Ethics, Identity, and Community in Later Roman Declamation (Oxford University Press, 2013); and In the Image of the Ancestors: Narratives of Kinship in Flavian Epic (University of Toronto Press, 2008).
David M. Berry David M. Berry is Reader in the School of Media, Film and Music at the University of Sussex and co-Director of the Sussex Humanities Lab. His recent work includes Critical Theory and the Digital, the edited collection Understanding Digital Humanities and the co-edited collection Postdigital Aesthetics: Art, Computation and Design.
Michael L. Black Michael L. Black is an Assistant Professor of English at UMass Lowell. His research addresses the cultural history of personal computing, big data, and new media. He recently served as the Associate Director for the Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of Illinois.
Cameron Blevins Cameron Blevins is a digital historian studying the nineteenth-century United States and the American West. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Rutgers University's history department and the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis.
Erik Borra Erik Borra (♂) is researcher at and technical director of the Digital Methods Initiative. He is also a lecturer in the New Media and Digital Culture M.A. program at the University of Amsterdam. His PhD research focuses on the Web as a source of data for social and cultural research, specifically focusing on search engine queries, Wikipedia edit histories and social media data.
Marian Dörk Marian Dörk is a research professor for information visualization at the Institute for Urban Futures of the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences. In the context of his doctoral studies at University of Calgary and his postdoctorate at Newcastle University he designed and studied novel visualization techniques in particular with regard to their potential for exploratory information practices. Since Fall 2014 he leads a 3-year research project on visualizing cultural collections and since January 2015 he has been co-directing the Urban Complexity Lab, a newly founded research space at the intersection between information visualization and urban transformation.
Isabel Galina Russell Isabel Galina is currently a researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas at the National University of Mexico (UNAM). With a background in English Literature and Electronic Publishing, her PhD research at University College London (UCL) was on the impact of electronic resources on scholarly communication and publishing. This led to a particular interest in new modes of scholarship and digital projects within the Humanities.

At the UNAM she has been involved in numerous initiatives related to institutional repositories, digitization projects, electronic publishing and the use and visibility of digital resources. She is a founding member and current president of the Red de Humanidades Digitales (RedHD) which aims to promote and strengthen Digital Humanities with special emphasis on research and teaching in Spanish as well as the Latin American region in general. She is Associate Editor of Literary and Linguistic Computing (LLC) and Honorary Research Fellow at the UCL Department of Information Studies. Isabel is also co-editor of the centerNet overlay journal, DHCommons.

Kyle Gervais Kyle Gervais is Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of Statius, Thebaid 2: Text, translation, and commentary (Oxford University Press, 2017) and co-editor of Brill’s Companion to Statius (Brill, 2015).
Anne Helmond Anne Helmond is assistant professor in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests include software studies, platform studies, infrastructure studies, digital methods, and web history. In her dissertation she examined the platformization of the web which entails the extension of social media platforms into the rest of the web and their drive to make external web data platform ready.
David Kirk David Kirk is Reader in Cultural Computing based in Open Lab at Newcastle University in the School of Computing Science. His research covers a broad range of topics in Human-Computer Interaction, with an emphasis on designing to support practices of human memory and developing intersections between philosophical anthropology and design intervention.
Wei Lin Wei Lin is Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Ohio University. His research interests include regression analysis, nonparametric methods, semiparametric methods, and dimension reduction. He is also interested in the application of statistical methods in areas such as DNA barcoding and effect size.
Lincoln Mullen Lincoln Mullen is an assistant professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University, where he works on American religious history and digital history.
Isabel Pinto Eu sou um pesquisador de pós-doutorado, com um PhD em Estudos de Teatro da Universidade de Lisboa. Durante a última década, eu tenho sido um membro da equipe de vários projetos relacionados ao Teatro Português História pesquisa, no Centro de Estudos de Teatro. Na presente data, um dos meus principais tópicos de pesquisa é a forma como as artes cênicas endossar ou rejeitar determinadas construções sociais e educacionais, vislumbrando caminhos para novas categorias e práticas interculturais.
Jean-Christophe Plantin Jean-Christophe Plantin is Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, department of Media and Communications. His research investigates the implications of big data and visualization technologies for civic participation and social science research. He is the author of Participatory Mapping: New Data, New Cartography (Wiley, 2014).
Thomas Ploetz Thomas Ploetz is a Computer Scientist who works in the area of pattern recognition and machine learning, specifically within the ubiquitous computing area. He has developed and deployed innovative sensor data analysis and recognition methods in many practical application domains. Relevant for this work is his expertise in sequential data analysis, specifically automated handwriting recognition.
Guy Schofield Guy Schofield is an artist and lecturer based at University of York. His career has included work for film companies, game studios, festivals and art galleries for which he has made and exhibited videos, sculpture, installations, performances and software. His current research focuses on participatory production technologies, including mobile technology for live events and low-budget digital film making.
Tom Schofield Tom Schofield is an artist, designer, researcher and academic based at Culture Lab, Newcastle University, UK. His practice-based research spreads across creative digital media, archives and collections interface design / visualisation and physical computing and he designs, codes, builds and writes about this work. His artwork has been exhibited internationally and he publishes in media art, design and HCI contexts. He also teaches in and out of academia focussing particularly on the role of new technologies in culture as it impacts in architecture, art, literature and design.
Jill Walker Rettberg Jill Walker Rettberg is the author of Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves (Palgrave 2014) and Blogging (Polity 2008, 2014), and the co-editor of a scholarly anthology on World of Warcraft (MIT Press 2008). She has been a research blogger at jilltxt.net since 2000.
Mitchell Whitelaw Mitchell Whitelaw is Associate Professor in the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research http://www.canberra.edu.au/research/faculty-research-centres/cccr, Faculty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra. A practitioner and theorist, his research interests include generative systems, data aesthetics and digital cultural collections. His work on generous collection interfaces has been supported by institutions including the National Archives of Australia, the National Gallery of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.