DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Bridget Almas Bridget Almas is currently the lead software developer and architect for The Alpheios Project, developing open source tools for the study and enjoyment of classical languages. In her prior role at Tufts University, Bridget was the technical lead on the Perseids Project and before that the Perseus Digital Library. She has also acted in several leadership roles in the Research Data Alliance and as a liaison between the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) and RDA.

Tully Barnett Tully Barnett is Lecturer in Creative Arts at Flinders University in South Australia. She is a member of the research group Laboratory Adelaide: The Value of Culture, co-author of What Matters? Talking Value in Australian Culture (2018). She serves on the boards of the Australasian Association of Digital Humanities and the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres. In 2019, Tully will commence work on an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award project titled "Digitisation and the Immersive Reading Experience" which seeks to understand digitisation as a cultural practice.
Tobias Blanke Reader in Social and Cultural Informatics, Head of Department
Matthew Davis Matthew Davis is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship at McMaster University.
Jennifer Edmond Jennifer Edmond is Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, Co-director of the Trinity Center for Digital Humanities, Director of the MPhil in Digital Humanities and Culture and a funded Investigator of the SFI ADAPT Centre. Jennifer also serves as President of the Board of Directors of the pan-European research infrastructure for the arts and humanities, DARIAH-EU. Her research explores interdisciplinarity, humanistic and hybrid research processes, and the emergence of critical digital humanities as a contributor to both research and technology development.
Deena Engel Deena Engel is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University as well as the Director of the Program in Digital Humanities and Social Science. She teaches undergraduate computer science courses on web and database technologies, as well as courses for undergraduate and graduate students in the Digital Humanities and the Arts. She also supervises undergraduate and graduate student research projects in the Digital Humanities and the Arts and collaborates on research on the conservation of software-based art. She received her Master’s degree in Comparative Literature from SUNY-Binghamton and her Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Courant Institute of Mathematics at New York University.
Paul Fyfe Paul Fyfe is an associate professor in the English Department at North Carolina State University and a 2018-2019 ACLS Burkhardt Fellow at the National Humanities Center.
Richard Gartner Dr Richard Gartner is the Digital Librarian at the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study at the University of London. He is both a practising librarian and an academic specializing in digital librarianship. Previously he has worked as a lecturer in the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London and as the New Media Librarian at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. His primary area of research is metadata theory and practice and he is the author of a recent book on this subject Metadata: Shaping Knowledge from Antiquity to the Semantic Web (Springer, 2016). He also has research interests in the creation and curation of digital collections.
Marina Hassapopoulou Marina Hassapopoulou is Assistant Professor in the Department of Cinema Studies and Co-Associate Director of the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program, at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts. She has published articles and book chapters on topics including interactive cinema, digital spectatorship, border cinemas, experimental and Hollywood production, fan studies, representations of Hellenism in U.S. media, hybrid pedagogy, expanded television, and digital humanities. She teaches film, theory/philosophy, digital media, European cinema, digital humanities, cultural studies and theory-practice courses. Working on a range of media besides print, her projects include cultural videos for the University of Oregon's folklore archives, multimedia scholarship, as well as online open-access collaborative initiatives including the student-focused Interactive Media Archive < https://interactivemediaarchive.wordpress.com > and the online directory focused on cross-pollinations between Cinema, Media Studies and Digital Humanities < https://transformationsconference.net >. She is currently working on her book, Interactive Cinema: An Alternative History of Moving Images, which focuses on participatory multimedia experiments in the history of cinema and develops new frameworks for spectatorship in the digital age. She is also working on a number of digital humanities and mixed media projects on topics including local activism, youth cinemas, and experimental pedagogy.
Lauren Hinkson Lauren Hinkson Lauren Hinkson is the Associate Curator of Collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. She curates and organizes exhibitions at the Guggenheim. Past projects include: Surface, Support, Process: The 1960s Monochrome in the Guggenheim Collection (2011); Il Guggenheim: l’Avanguardia americana, 1945–1980 (2011); Lasting Images (2013); Windows on the City: The School of Paris 1900-1945 (2016), and the exhibition and publication, Josef Albers in Mexico (2017). She manages the Guggenheim’s acquisition program and is an organizing curator for the museum’s Young Collectors Council, which acquires the work of emerging artists for the permanent collection. Her research centers on postwar, contemporary and time-based art with a focus on developing strategies for collecting and documenting performance art.
Martha Hollander Professor of Art History in the Department of Fine Arts, Design, Art History, Hofstra University
Steven Jones DeBartolo Chair in Liberal Arts and and Professor of Digital Humanities, Department of English, University of South Florida
Sarah E. Kersh Sarah E. Kersh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  Her research and teaching focus on Victorian literature and culture, queer studies, and digital humanities.
Emad Khazraee Emad Khazraee is a sociotechnical information scientist and assistant professor in the iSchool at Kent State University. He received his PhD in Information Studies from the College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University (2014). His research is formed around the interplay between social and technical phenomena. Currently, he is studying the relationship between digital technologies, new media, and social change.
Michael Marcinkowski Michael Marcinkowski is a postdoctoral researcher at Bath Spa University, UK. His recent publications include articles on ideologies of computerization and the empirical status of big data in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
Matthew Thomas Miller Matthew Thomas Miller is Assistant Professor of Persian Literature and Digital Humanities at the University of Maryland, College Park. He also serves as the Associate Director of the Roshan Initiative in Persian Digital Humanities (PersDig@UMD) and co-PI for the multi-institutional Open Islamicate Texts Initiative (OpenITI) and the Persian Manuscript Initiative (PMI). His research focuses on medieval Sufi literature, the history of sexuality and the body, and digital humanities. He currently is working on a book project, entitled "Embodying the Beloved: Embodiment and Mystical Modes of Meaning Creation in Medieval Persian Sufi Literature," and a number of articles on computational or distant reading approaches to Persian literature and carnivalesque Sufi poetry.
Alex Mueller Alex Mueller is Associate Professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts at the Universty of Massachusetts Boston. His research areas include literature pedagogy, digital rhetoric, medieval literature, Arthurian romance, and book history.
Joanna Phillips Joanna Phillips is the Senior Conservator of Time-based Media at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, where she founded the media art conservation lab in 2008. At the Guggenheim, Phillips has developed and implemented new strategies for the preservation, reinstallation, and documentation of time-based media works. Phillips publishes and lectures on this topic internationally. She founded and heads the Guggenheim’s ongoing initiative "Conserving Computer-based Art" (CCBA) and is a founding co-organizer and multiple host of the EMG conference series TechFocus. Phillips also co-organized the international symposium "Collecting and Conserving Performance Art" in Germany. Prior to her Guggenheim appointment, Phillips specialized in the conservation of contemporary art at the Swiss Institute for Art Research in Zürich and explored the challenges of media art conservation as a research conservator in the Swiss project "AktiveArchive". Phillips holds a master degree in paintings conservation from the Hochschule der Bildenden Künste in Dresden, Germany.
Joel Schneier Joel Schneier is a doctoral candidate in the Communication Rhetoric & Digital Media program at NC State University.
Chelsea Skalak Chelsea Skalak is an assistant professor of medieval English literature at Dickinson College. Her research focuses on medieval conceptions of gender and sexuality, digital humanities, and the intersection of marriage law and literature.
Timothy Stinson Timothy Stinson is Associate Professor of English and a University Faculty Scholar at North Carolina State University.
Marion Thain (see http://www.marionthain.org) Marion Thain is a professor of arts and literature in New York University’s school of the interdisciplinary global liberal arts (Liberal Studies), and she is Director of Digital Humanities for NYU. She began her career as a Junior Research Fellow at Cambridge, and then worked in English departments at Russell Group universities, before coming to NYU. She publishes primarily on aestheticism and Decadence; poetry and poetics; technology and the production of cultural knowledge. Book publications include: The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity (2016); The Lyric Poem: Formations and Transformations (2013); Michael Field: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Fin de Siècle (2007). She is currently engaged with various other collaborative projects on literature, the arts and technology.
Joshua Westgard Joshua Westgard is a Systems Librarian for Digital Programs and Initiatives at the University of Maryland Libraries, in which capacity he is primarily responsible for managing digital repository systems and the preservation of digital assets. In addition to an MLS in Digital Curation from the University of Maryland, he holds a Ph.D. in Medieval European History from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and has published numerous articles on the manuscript transmission and reception of the works of the Venerable Bede.
Grant Wythoff Grant Wythoff is a Visiting Fellow with the Center for Humanities and Information at Pennsylvania State University interested in the history and theory of media technologies, twentieth century American literature, the history of method in the humanities, and science fiction. His book The Perversity of Things: Hugo Gernsback on Media, Tinkering, and Scientifiction was published in the University of Minnesota Press’s Electronic Mediations series, and is a pilot project for the Manifold Scholarship interactive book platform. His next book is a cultural history of the gadget from nineteenth-century nautical techniques to the twenty-first century smartphone. Grant’s essays have been published in Grey Room, Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, Real Life, The Programming Historian, and elsewhere. His work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Society of Fellows in the Humanities (Columbia), the Center for American Literary Studies (Penn State), and the Princeton Program in American Studies.