DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Colin Allen Colin Allen (PhD) is Distinguished Professor of History & Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh Changjiang Chair Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University. He was previously Provost Professor of History & Philosophy of Science & Medicine and of Cognitive Science at Indiana University, where the research described in this article was initially carried out. His research spans animal cognition, philosophy of cognitive science, text mining of historical texts, and philosophical and ethical issues arising in AI. He is also co–author of a logic textbook, and associate editor as well as principal programmer for the work flow system used to manage the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Samantha Blickhan Samantha Blickhan is the IMLS Postdoctoral Fellow at the Adler Planetarium, and Humanities Lead for Zooniverse.
Steven Braun Steven Braun is the Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist in the Northeastern University Libraries. He specializes in information visualization and its interdisciplinary applications in digital humanities. He holds an academic background in molecular biophysics and Asian studies (Yale University and St. Olaf College) and a professional background in data visualization. His visualization work explores many different themes, including narrative, representation, language, and perception.
Peter Broadwell Peter Broadwell is a Digital Scholarship Research Developer in the Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research at Stanford University, where he contributes to research projects in the digital humanities and computational social sciences. He studied computer science at UC Berkeley and received his PhD in Musicology from UCLA in 2010.
Jack W. Chen Jack W. Chen is Associate Professor of Chinese Literature at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Poetics of Sovereignty: On Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty (Harvard University Asia Center, 2010) and co-editor of Idle Talk: Gossip and Anecdote in Traditional Chinese Literature (University of California Press, 2013. He is co-director of the Humanities Informatics Lab at UVA.
Samuel J. Huskey Huskey is an associate professor and the chair of the Department of Classics and Letters at OU. He is also the director of the Digital Latin Library
Peter Meindertsma Peter Meindertsma currently teaches courses on web design and usability at the departments of Communication and Information Studies, and Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. His research focuses on the macro analysis of popular music: http://www.petermeindertsma.com/lyrics/
Andrew Ravenscroft Andrew Ravenscroft (C.Psychol, AFBPsS, PhD, FRSA) is a Psychologist and Learning Technologist who is a Professor of Education in the Cass School of Education and Communities at the University of East London (UEL), where he is Director of the International Centre for Public Pedagogy (ICPuP). He has a leading international profile in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and socially responsive interdisciplinary research, with over 160 publications and being a principal or co-investigator on a broad portfolio of projects funded by various national and international agencies that have attracted over £6.4 Million. His expertise includes learning dialogue, critical thinking, design-based research, AI, big data, non-formal learning, complex educational interventions and interdisciplinary research
David Shepard David Shepard is the Research Projects Developer at UCLA’s Scholarly Innovation Lab. He received his PhD in English from UCLA in 2012. He is a coauthor of HyperCities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities.
Nathan Sullivan Nathan Sullivan is an M.A. graduate student at Texas A&M University-Central Texas, where he is currently working on his thesis which explores how the characteristics and complexities of video game theory and design can inform rhetoric and composition pedagogy. His research interests also include looking at how video games foster literacy as well as how video games conceptualize and capture trauma.
Jessica Wagner Webster Jessica Wagner Webster is Digital Initiatives Librarian and Assistant Professor at Baruch College, City University of New York. She holds an MLS in archives and an MA in American History from the University of Maryland. Her research focuses on material culture, trends in archival practice, documentation of underdocumented populations, collection of student life materials, and digital humanities work in an archival and library context. Her work has been published in The American Archivist and Archival Issues, and she has presented widely at archives, library, and digital humanities conferences. Her practical responsibilities include designing long-term archival preservation and access systems, developing workflows for processing born-digital materials, and selecting and digitizing print materials for access.
Jeffrey C. Witt Witt is an associate professor in the Philosophy Department at Loyola University Maryland.