DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Suzanne Akbari Suzanne Conklin Akbari is Professor of Medieval Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Her books are on optics and allegory (Seeing Through the Veil) and European views of Islam and the Orient (Idols in the East), plus edited volumes on travel literature, Mediterranean Studies, and somatic histories. Her most recent publication is Practices of Commentary: Medieval Traditions and Transmissions (The Medieval Globe 8.2 [2022]). Akbari is co-PI on "The Book and the Silk Roads," and "Hidden Stories: New Approaches to the Local and Global History of the Book." She co-hosts a literature podcast called The Spouter-Inn.
Anna Ananieva Anna Ananieva, PhD, is a Senior Research Fellow at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, Germany. She authored two monographs, several edited volumes and journal issues, and published more than 70 articles and book chapters covering a wide range of research areas including transnational history, european literature of the 18th and 19th century, media history, and digital humanities.
Paul Longley Arthur Paul Longley Arthur is Vice-Chancellor’s Professorial Research Fellow and Chair in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. He speaks and publishes widely on major challenges and changes facing twenty-first-century society, from the global impacts of technology on communication, culture, and identity to migration and human rights.
Alexandra Atiya Alexandra Atiya is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. Her research and teaching focuses on late-medieval English and Iberian drama as well as contemporary literature and digital humanities. Atiya has also been a research assistant for "The Book and the Silk Roads" and "Hidden Stories: New Approaches to the Local and Global History of the Book" since 2021.
Sandra Balck Sandra Balck is a Research Fellow at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg, Germany. She studied Information Science and is currently working in the DFG funded project "Forschungsinfrastruktur für digitale Editionen historischer Reiseberichte" (DEHisRe).
Maria Becker Maria Becker is a research associate at the Institute for German Studies at the University of Heidelberg and in the Department for Digital Linguistics at the Leibniz Institute for the German Language in Mannheim. She received her PhD in computational linguistics and is interested in the application of machine learning methods to deal with complex research questions in the humanities. Her research interests further include corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, media linguistics, annotation studies, scientific communication and knowledge transfer, argumentation analysis, conversation analysis and sociolinguistics.
Michael Bender Michael Bender is a post-doctoral researcher in digital linguistics at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. His research focuses on corpus linguistics, digital pragmatics and discourse analysis. He researches science discourse - both in academic contexts and between experts and laypersons (e.g. on science blogs) as well as in political debates and the media public sphere. His more specific research interests are commentation practices (oral and written). His methodological focus is on annotation studies, in particular the combination of interpretative annotation with other corpus linguistic methods and machine learning.
Alejandro Benito Santos Alejandro Benito Santos is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Salamanca (USAL). Specializing in natural language processing, information visualization, human-computer interaction, and digital humanities, he is particularly keen on exploring semantic similarity in texts. His comprehensive approach encompasses everything from the creation of annotated corpora to the design, generation, and evaluation of language models. With a portfolio of over 30 published papers, Alejandro is an active contributor to international research projects and passionate about bridging the gap between technological advancements and humanistic research.
Hermann Beyer-Thoma Hermann Beyer-Thoma holds a PhD in East European History. He has worked from 1992 to 2018 at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg and its predecessor institutes in Munich and Regensburg, and from 2008 to 2018 as Head of the Redaction of the journal „Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas“. Since 2018, he has been a Research Associate of the Institute. Currently, he is participating in the project „Research Infrastructure for the Digital Edition of Historical Travelogs. Development of a Modular Platform for the Digital Edition, Complex Content Exploration, Analysis, and Visualization of Historical Travelogs“ funded by the German Research Foundation, DFG.
Eugenio Biagini Eugenio Biagiani has taught at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Princeton and Cambridge, where he is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. His work contextualizes political history in its wider cultural and social contexts.
Nathaniel Corley Nathaniel Corley studied Art and the History of Art at Amherst College, where he specialized in applying computational methods to the study of Renaissance artworks.
Steve Delamarter Steve Delamarter is Emeritus Research Professor in Residence at George Fox University, and serving as co-director of the Textual History of the Ethiopic Old Testament (THEOT) Project. Founded in 2012, this project employs a method and workflow that fully integrates statistical and philological analyses to tell the story of the transmission history of the Ethiopic Old Testament. In 2005, Delamarter founded the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP) and has located and digitised just over 12,000 manuscripts since then. He has worked since then to create metadata and make the images and metadata available in Beta maṣāḥǝft, a digital manuscript studies environment operated by the University of Hamburg’s Hiob Ludolf Centre for Eritrean and Ethiopian Manuscript Studies.
Eyob Derillo Eyob Derillo is currently working at the British Library as Reference Specialist in the department of Asia and Africa Studies, where he has served as curator for Ethiopic and Ethiopian collections. In 2018 he curated the British Library’s exhibition African Scribes: Manuscript Culture of Ethiopia which was the first exhibition to be held at the Library devoted entirely to Ethiopian manuscripts. He also co-curated the British Library’s highly acclaimed exhibition Harry Potter: History of Magic. Eyob is also completing his doctorate at SOAS (Department of Religions and Philosophies). His research focuses on the nature and historical development of the concept of Ethiopian ‘magic’ and its use within a specifically Christian context.
Michelle Doran Michelle Doran is the project manager for the National Open Research Forum (NORF) at the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI). Prior to her appointment to NORF, Michelle was a project officer and research fellow at the Trinity College Dublin, Centre for Digital Humanities, where she served as Irish Principal Investigator of the UK-Ireland Digital Humanities Network, a project funded by the AHRC/IRC to undertake research and consultation towards a permanent Digital Humanities association for the UK and Ireland. Michelle holds a PhD in Early and Medieval Irish Studies and an MA in Digital Humanities.
Jennifer C. Edmond Jennifer C. Edmond is Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, Co-director of the Trinity Centre for Digital Humanities, Director of the MPhil in Digital Humanities and Culture and a funded Investigator of the SFI ADAPT Centre. Jennifer formerly served as President of the Board of Directors of the pan-European research infrastructure for the arts and humanities, DARIAH-EU, and has a significant track record of leading and contributing to significant funded research projects advancing digital humanities infrastructure, critical digital humanities, and public outreach.
Marlene Ernst Marlene Ernst studied history and applied computer science at the University of Salzburg and completed her dissertation ("Recipes for the Digital Age. Digital Processing of Sources of Cultural History Shown by the Example of Cookbook Literature of the Early Modern Period") with distinction in 2019. She was a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Passau before joining the Salzburg Municipal Archive.
Victoria Beatrix Fendel Victoria Beatrix Fendel did her Bachelor of Arts (Classical Civilisations) and Master of Arts (Greek, Ancient Near East Studies) at the University of Basel, Switzerland (2009–2015). She moved to the University of Oxford, UK, for her DPhil in Classical Languages and Literature (2015–2018), which is published in the Oxford Classical Monographs Series (Coptic Interference in the Syntax of Greek Letters from Egypt, OUP 2022). She completed her MPhil in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge (2018–2019) with a focus on French linguistics. She is currently a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Oxford (2020–2023).
Marie Flüh Marie Flüh, M.Ed., is a research assistant at the Institute for German Studies at the University of Hamburg. Currently, she is involved in the DFG-Project CompAnno (Comparative Annotation to Explore and Explain Text Similarities). Her interests in research and teaching revolve around Computational Literary Studies, emotions in literary texts, Didactic and literature of the 18th, 19th and 20th century.
Julie Fox-Horton JULIE FOX-HORTON, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Cross-Disciplinary Studies at East Tennessee State University. Her research interests include inquisition studies in late medieval and early modern Venice at the intersection of witchcraft trials and archives of authority. She teaches interdisciplinary studies at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as coordinates and teaches in the Archival Studies Graduate Certificate program.
Ingo Frank Ingo Frank is a Research Associate at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast Europeans Studies in Regensburg, Germany. He has an academic background in philosophy, information science, and computer science which led him into the field of digital humanities. His research interests are applied ontology, knowledge organization, and diagrammatic reasoning with digital history and historical information science as main focus areas.
Sebastian Gassner Sebastian Gassner is a pre-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Passau. He studied computer science in Hagenberg, Austria, and received a Master of Science in Art and Technology from Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden. His areas of expertise, both in academics, arts and beyond, include hardware and software for imaging, digitisation of historic text, web archiving, problem gambling, system architecture and large-scale data integration.
Patrick Geoghegan Patrick Geoghegan is a Professor in History at Trinity College Dublin and is an expert in constitutional nationalism and republicanism in modern Irish history. The presenter of the award-winning programme, Talking History, on Irish radio, he was a special adviser to the Taoiseach between 2017 and 2020.
Markus Gerstmeier Markus Gerstmeier is a pre-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Passau. He studied history and philosophy in Tübingen and Munich and holds a Magister Artium from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. His research focuses on historical data science, digitisation of cultural heritage, history of science, intellectual history, ecclesiastical history, and German and European political history of the early modern, modern and contemporary eras.
Dominik Gerstorfer Dominik Gerstorfer is a research associate at the fortext lab, where he mainly deals with questions of methodology, philosophy of science and theory development. He coordinates the forTEXT portal and works in the KatKit project on category theory and operationalisation of humanities concepts in the Digital Humanities. His academic background is philosophy with a focus on the philosophy of science.
Michael Gervers Michael Gervers is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Toronto, where he focuses on digital diplomatics and the international integration of databases. Working in collaboration with Dr. Gelila Tilahun, he has been a pioneer in the application of statistics to the analysis of medieval charters, including topic modeling and network analysis. He is currently investigating the diplomatic differences between Anglo-Saxon and Norman charters, while simultaneously testing methods to confirm the dating of the former. He is also working with colleagues in France on Handwritten Text Recognition technology (HTR), training the open source software eScriptorium to read medieval Latin scripts. In 2017, he established the regular teaching of Old Ethiopic (Ge’ez) at the University of Toronto.
Alexandra Gillespie ​​Alexandra Gillespie is Vice-President of the University of Toronto and Principal of the University of Toronto Mississauga, where she has worked as Professor of English and Medieval Studies for the past twenty years. Her research ranges widely: from the poetics of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales to the history of text technologies, from scientific approaches to book history to literary theory and philosophy. On these topics she has published more than fifty articles and six co-edited volumes, including most recently The Unfinished Book (Oxford, 2021) with Deidre Lynch. Her first monograph, Print Culture and the Medieval Author (Oxford, 2006) remains one of the most cited in the field; her current project extends this work in new directions in a study of Chaucer’s Books.
Evelyn Gius Evelyn Gius is professor of Digital Philology and Modern German Literary Studies at the Technical University of Darmstadt. Her research interest lies in manual annotation, narratological analysis, and particularly in the segmentation of texts, methodological questions of automation and the automatability of literary text analysis, as well as the operationalization of approaches from the humanities. With her lab, she runs the collaborative annotation software CATMA and the fortext.net portal
Samuel Grieggs Samuel Grieggs is currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on using computer vision and machine learning to create tools that benefit humanities researchers, as well as studying and improving how machine learning models handle novelty. Samuel earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2017. In the fall of 2023, he will return to IUP as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science.
Corinne Guimont Corinne Guimont is the Interim Director of Publishing Services and Digital Scholarship Coordinator at the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. She focuses on new forms of research and publishing in the arts and humanities. With a background in Information Science, Digital Humanities, and commercial e-textbook publishing, Corinne works with faculty and students to create digital publications utilizing a variety of tools and platforms.
Michael Göggelmann Michael Göggelmann, after completing a BA in German Studies and History and an MA in Digital Humanities, is enrolled as a doctoral student in the field of Digital Humanities at the University of Cologne, Germany. He is currently also working part-time as a research assistant in the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1391 "Different Aesthetics" at the University of Tübingen. His research interests focus on the fields of Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Computational Literary Studies. His PhD project is dedicated to the automatic detection of references between epistolary and literary corpora using machine learning methods, with Dickens's letters and novels as the basis for his analyses.
Hugh Hanley Hugh Hanley earned his PhD at the University of Cambridge. While completing his thesis on public intellectuals in Ireland, he worked as a Research Associate on the project "Impacting Parnell’s Speeches" (2021-22). His research has appeared in Irish Studies in International Affairs, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, and Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.
Lydia Hearn Lydia Hearn has over forty years of research experience in Australia, Colombia, Egypt, the Netherlands, the UK, and the United States. Much of her focus has been on open collaborative development aimed at translating policy into practice through equity and inclusion
Maria Hinzmann Maria Hinzmann is a researcher at the Trier Center for Digital Humanities (University of Trier, Germany), coordinating the project "Mining and Modeling Text (MiMoText)" from 2019–2023. Her research interests include Computational Literary Studies, Data Modeling, Linked Open Data, Inter- and Transdisciplinarity. In her PhD project, she analyzed topoi in travelogues about India published around 1900.
Jan Horstmann Jan Horstmann studied German, History, and German Literature. He holds a PhD in German Literature Studies and is now head of the Service Center for Digital Humanities (SCDH) at the University of Münster, Germany.
Claus Huitfeldt Claus Huitfeldt is Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Bergen, Norway. He was founding Director (1990-2000) of the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen, for which he developed the text encoding system MECS as well as the editorial methods for the publication of Wittgenstein's Nachlass - The Bergen Electronic Edition (Oxford University Press, 2000).
Matthew T.Ireland Matthew Ireland is a computer scientist, working primarily on the design and analysis of electronics in high-speed systems. He is director and CTO of the start-up company AAI Robotics Ltd, and has affiliations at Sidney Sussex College and Churchill College, Cambridge. Matthew has extended interests in the wider application of computational thinking, including in the automated analysis of music and language.
Janina Jacke Janina Jacke is a research assistant and lecturer at the German Literature department of the University of Kiel. Her research interests include literary theory and methodology, narratolgy, annotation and operationalization. A current project focuses on parental perspectives in German literature and (digital) discourse analysis.
Jarod Jacobs Jarod Jacobs received his PhD from the University of Manchester in 2015. Jacobs’ academic work centres around statistics and language, with a specific focus on biblical texts. His book, entitled Statistics, Linguistics, and the Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls, was published in OUP’s Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement Series in 2018. He is currently working as a Manager of Data Engineering at Providence Health & Services’ Analytics Center of Excellence, where he applies his experience with machine learning models and language processing to tell the story of (un)structured data.
Aneirin Jones Nye Jones is the technical specialist on the John Stevens Henslow Correspondence Project and the Charles Stewart Parnell Speeches Project. He has extensive experience in the use of TEI for the digital transcription of historic texts and the application of computational techniques in relation to these texts, exploring the application of quantitative research methods alongside traditional qualitative analysis.
Huw Jones Huw Jones is Head of the Digital Library at Cambridge University Library, and Director of CDH Labs at Cambridge Digital Humanities. His work spans many aspects of collections-driven digital humanities, from creating and making collections available to their use in a research and teaching context. He has a particular focus on text encoding, and co-convenes the TEI strand at the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. He also teaches the collections and methodology core course on the Digital Humanities MPhil at Cambridge University.
Carina Kiemes Carina Kiemes is a PhD student in digital linguistics at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. The focus of her dissertation is on methodology and reflection in a project on controversial discourses. She researches on questions regarding collaborative annotation and on the development of models for the (semi-)automated annotation of data.
Alex Kinnaman Alex Kinnaman is the Digital Preservation Coordinator at Virginia Tech University Libraries. She designs and manages the digital preservation system, its policies, and documentation, and works closely with developers to incorporate digital library tools for preservation activities. Alex focuses on solving preservation challenges with 3D and VR objects, DH and digital scholarship, and audio/visual materials. She also works one-on-one with project managers and faculty researchers on integrating good preservation practices throughout project lifespans.
Thomas Kirchmair Thomas Kirchmair is a PhD candidate in the Advertising and Media Psychology Research group within the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna with backgrounds in Communication Science, Digital Humanities and Germany Philology. Prior, he worked at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage of the Austrian Academy of Sciences on the projects "Visiting Vienna" (Pl: Nina Rastinger) and "Vienna Time Machine" (Pl: Claudia Resch). His research interests include the manual and automated analysis of textual data, ranging from corpus linguistics to machine learning approaches. He employs quantitative methodologies to different social science and humanities topics, currently focusing on digital hate and green advertising.
Arthur Koehl Arthur Koehl is a Hydrologic Sciences Master's student at UC Davis, specializing in applying computational methods to domain research. He worked for several years as a data scientist at the UC Davis Datalab. In his work at the DataLab he developed tools for information retrieval in mixed text and image digital archives. His research spans digital humanities, environmental sciences, and computational social sciences.
Michał Kozak Michał Kozak received his PhD in computational logic in 2011 at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the A. Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Between 2010 and 2021 he worked for Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center, initially as a designer and Java and Python programmer in the Digital Libraries Team, and later as leader of the Knowledge Platforms Team. Together with the team he created and developed specialized systems and tools for e-humanities. He is author and co-author of over a dozen of research and conference papers on logic and IT systems. Currently he is a Senior Backend Engineer at Backbase.
Christine Kwon Christine Kwon is currently pursuing PhD in Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on learning sciences, specifically building educational technologies for underserved communities. At the time of this research, she was an undergraduate student at the University of Notre Dame where she earned her bachelor’s degree of science in mathematics with a concentration in computing.
Jessica Lockhart Jessica Lockhart is Head of Research for the Old Books New Science lab at the University of Toronto, under the direction of Alexandra Gillespie. Her research facilitates collaborations concerning the humanistic and scientific study of premodern book technologies. Lockhart has authored or co-authored articles in Chaucer Review (2015), Digital Humanities Quarterly (2020), Digital Philology (2022), and the volume Cultural Translations in Medieval Romance (2022), and is co-editing with Michelle Brown a special issue of Ancient Narrative (2023), alongside other publications emerging from the lab’s research. Lockhart earned a PhD in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto in 2017.
Christian Lück Christian Lück studied German studies, philosophy, physics and computer science. He has a PhD in German studies. Currently, he is working as a research software engineer at the Service Center for Digital Humanities (SCDH), University of Münster, Germany.
Itay Marienberg-Milikowsky Itay Marienberg-Milikowsky is a senior lecturer in the department of Hebrew Literature at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, and the founder of BGU Literary Lab, which he heads. His areas of expertise are Hebrew literature (with an emphasis on Talmudic literature), literary theory (with an emphasis on narratology), and computational literary studies. Most of his research projects and publications combine these three areas. His recent book (and the second one so far), Words to Count: First Steps in Computational Literary Studies (the Open University of Israel Press, 2022) was the first book-length in the field in Hebrew.
Cezary Mazurek Cezary Mazurek, Ph.D., is Director of the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) affiliated to the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences. Over 30 years of professional activity at PSNC, he has been involved in the development of national and European e-Infrastructure for science as well as in research and development focused on advancement of ICT technologies and their applications in the digital transformation of science, industry and society. His R&D work has focused on integrating various specialised software components into consistent systems for scientific experiments as well as into network services for end users, and supporting methods for transdisciplinary.
Marcus Müller Marcus Müller is Professor of German Studies – Digital Linguistics at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. His research interests include digital discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, grammatical variation, and language and art. Methodologically, he is particularly interested in diachronic corpus linguistics and in combining annotation techniques and machine learning. Current research focuses on empirical terminology research, risk and uncertainty in public and academic discourse, and the recent history of German political discourses.
Ophir Münz-Manor Ophir Münz-Manor is an associate professor of Rabbinic Culture in the Department of History, Philosophy and Judaic Studies at the Open University of Israel. He is a specialist in Jewish liturgy and liturgical poetry from Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. His studies focus on the intersections with contemporary Christian texts as well as questions of ritual, performance and gender in late antique Near Eastern cultures. In recent years Prof. Münz-Manor has embarked on several projects that combine traditional literary analysis with quantitative and computerized methods from the realm of Computational Literary Studies and the Digital Humanities. His recent books publications include: Psalms In/On Jerusalem, De Gruyter 2019 (with Ilana Pardes) and El’azar Birabi Qilir’s Piyyutim for Hannukah: A Critical Edition Based on Manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah, Ben Zvi Institute 2022 (Hebrew).
Chandni Nagda Chandni Nagda is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include probabilistic modeling and machine learning for climate science applications.
Immanuel Normann Immmanuel Normann is coordinator for software development at the Service Center for Digital Humanities (SCDH) at the University of Münster. He has a PhD in computer science. His research interest is formal methods and applied ontologies for digital humanities and cultural heritage.
Samuel Pizelo Samuel Pizelo is a scholar, programmer, and game designer completing a PhD at the University of California, Davis. He has held research appointments at the UC Davis DataLab and the UC Davis Science and Technology Studies program. In addition, he has co-convened multi-campus research clusters in the digital humanities, new media and technology, and ecological game design. His dissertation, “Modeling Revolution: A Global History of Games as Model Systems,” tells a new history of games that foregrounds their role as model systems. For more information, see: www.samuelpizelo.com.
Markus Pluschkovits Markus Pluschkovits received a teaching degree from the University of Vienna, where he works as a researcher in the Special Research Programme 'German in Austria'. He also works as a consultant and project manager at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. His research interests include language variation, epistemology in linguistics, research methods and infrastructures in the digital humanities, and the intersection between language, culture and the digital.
Nina C. Rastinger Nina C. Rastinger is a PhD student at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage of the Austrian Academy of Sciences with a background in German Philology and Psychology. Her doctoral project, supported through the Austrian Academy of Science’s DOC programme, explores periodically published lists in historical newspapers. She is currently leading the City of Vienna funded project "Visiting Vienna - digital approaches to the (semi-)automatic analysis of the arrival lists found in the Wien[n]erisches Diarium" and has participated in various research and infrastructure projects, e.g. "Das Wien[n]erische Diarium: A digital data treasury for the humanities" or "Digital Transformation of Austrian Humanities (DiTAH)". Her areas of interest include corpus linguistics, early modern periodicals, and digital research workflows.
Malte Rehbein Malte Rehbein is professor of digital humanities at the University of Passau. His research focuses on historical data science.
Claudia Resch Claudia Resch is head of the research unit Literary and Textual Studies at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna. Her DH research focuses on German literature and the application of literary and linguistic computing in a corpus-based approach to textual issues. She publishes on early modern DH, historical corpora, digital editions and text stylistics. The Austrian Baroque Corpus, a historical thematic corpus, and the digital newspaper collection Wien[n]erisches Digitarium are results of her research proposals. In 2020, Claudia Resch completed her habilitation thesis on German historical corpora and received the venia docendi for the academic discipline of Digital Philology. From 2012 to 2017 she was a lecturer at the Department for German Philology of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich; since 2017, she has been teaching at the University of Vienna, currently at the Department of History, the Department of German Studies, and the Department of European and Comparative Literature and Language Studies.
John Ryan John Charles Ryan is adjunct associate professor at Southern Cross University, Australia; adjunct senior research fellow at the Nulungu Institute, Notre Dame University, Australia; and adjunct faculty member in Earth and Environmental Sciences at Susquehanna University in the US. His research focuses on Aboriginal Australian literature, Southeast Asian ecocriticism, the environmental humanities, ecopoetics, and transdisciplinary plant studies. His recent publications include Environment, Media and Popular Culture in Southeast Asia (Springer, co-edited) and Introduction to the Environmental Humanities (Routledge, coauthored). In 2023, he undertook visiting research fellowships at the University of Oulu, Finland, and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China.
Walter Scheirer Walter J. Scheirer received the M.S. degree in computer science from Lehigh University, in 2006, and the Ph.D. degree in engineering from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, in 2009. He is the Dennis O. Doughty Collegiate Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Harvard University from 2012 to 2015, and the Director of Research and Development with Securics, Inc., from 2007 to 2012. He serves as the Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Community on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence and serves on the board of the Computer Vision Foundation. His research interests include artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, and digital humanities.
Mareike Schumacher Mareike Schumacher, Prof. Dr., is assistant professor for Digital Humanities at the University of Regensburg. In 2022 she published her first book on the topic of place and space in novels. Her research interests include Computational Literary Studies, Digital Gender Studies, Narratology, Ecocriticsim and Public Humanities.
Aleyda Rocha Sepulveda Aleyda Rocha Sepulveda is an artist, researcher, music producer, and educator. Her work deals with the political, social, and cultural everyday practices of extractivism of data, bodies, and experiences intrinsically linked with colonialism and the colonial project. She uses archiving, documentation, the internet, technology, and notably participatory performance, to challenge the dogmas of western society and . question the contradictions and perceptions on labour, heritage, and language.
Shanmugapriya T Shanmugapriya T is a Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Scholar at the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough. She was an AHRC Postdoctoral Research Associate at Lancaster University, UK, from 2020 to 2021, and was a SPARC Visiting Researcher at the Department of History, Lancaster University, in 2019. Shanmu’s research and teaching interests encompass an interdisciplinary focus on digital humanities, digital environmental humanities, and digital literature. She earned her Ph.D. in Indian English Literature and Digital Humanities from the Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India.
Lynne Siemens Lynne Siemens is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Her research is varied and crosses disciplinary lines with a focus on knowledge transfer and mobilization at individual, organizational, and community levels. She is a co-facilitator of the Implementing New Knowledge Environments Partnership’s (Open Social Scholarship) Policy cluster.
C. M. Sperberg-McQueen C. M. Sperberg-McQueen is the founder of Black Mesa Technologies LLC, a consultancy specializing in the use of descriptive markup to help memory institutions preserve cultural heritage information. He co-edited the XML 1.0 specification, the Guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative, and the XML Schema Definition Language (XSDL) 1.1 specification.
Carl Stahmer Carl Stahmer is a digital humanist. As executive director of the UC Davis DataLab, he leverages his expertise as a computer programmer and system architect to tackle complex problems in the humanities and beyond. Stahmer received his PhD in English from UC Santa Barbara. He is a professor in English at UC Davis and was head of the former Data and Digital Scholarship unit in the Library. He is a member of the teaching faculty at the Rare Book School, University of Virginia. His research interests include applications of natural language processing, computer vision, and library science
Roberto Therón Roberto Theron is a Full Professor at the Computer Science Department at the University of Salamanca. He holds a PhD in Computer Science (2002), a BA in Audiovisual Communication (2007) and a BA in Humanities (2008). He leads the visual analytics research group (VisUSAL-GRIAL), focusing on projects in various domains related to big data problems, including bioinformatics, palaeoclimatology and digital humanities. He has developed several highly interactive visual analytics tools that tackle the problem of understanding complex and vast datasets by integrating the cognitive capabilities of domain experts with AI techniques suitable for the issue at hand.
Gelila Tilahun Gelila Tilahun is a research fellow at the DEEDS Centre and the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto. She works in the area of statistical and computational text analysis methods. Her focus is on understanding changes in document production over time and how charter language changes in response to large-scale historical events. Previously, she worked in the bioinformatics research area applying text mining and language model techniques to identify regulatory elements in the non-coding regions of the DNA that are involved in gene expression.
Eveline Wandl-Vogt Eveline Wandl-Vogt is research manager at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (coordinator of the Lexicography Laboratory) and member of the Steering Group and Management Committee of COST IS 1305 European Network of electronic Lexicography (ENeL). She serves as an expert in several national and international committees, mainly focussing on standardization, interoperability and Open Science. Her research work is interdisciplinary and positioned in a global virtual network, focussing in particular on supporting transformation processes from the humanities towards interdisciplinary and applied humanities in the framework of open science and citizen science.
Kimberly Woodring KIM WOODRING, MA, MLIS, is an Adjunct Professor of History at East Tennessee State University. Her research interests include romanization in Roman Britain, burial and funerary practices in Roman Britain, Digital History/Humanities, and Archival Studies. She teaches history courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as teaches for the Division of Cross-Disciplinary Studies and the Archival Studies Graduate Certificate program.
Jerzy Wójcik Dr. Jerzy Wójcik is an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Linguistics, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland. His current research interests include employing digital humanities tools in analysing early English texts.
Angelika Zirker Angelika Zirker is an associate professor of English Literature at Tuebingen University. After studying English, French and German at the Universities of Saarbruecken (Germany), Metz (France), and Cardiff (Wales), she completed her PhD in English Literature on The Pilgrim as a Child: Concepts of Play, Language and Salvation in Lewis Carroll’s Alice Booksin July 2009. She published her second book on William Shakespeare and John Donne: Stages of the Soul in Early Modern English Poetry (Habilitationsschrift; Manchester University Press, 2019) and a co-authored monography on Emily Dickinson in 2020 (https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/9783110646825/html).

Angelika Zirker is one of the editors of Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate (https://www.connotations.de/) and of Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch (https://www.duncker-humblot.de/reihe/literaturwissenschaftliches-jahrbuch-neue-folge-ljb-38/?page_id=0). Together with Prof. Dr. Matthias Bauer, she is also involved in a project on the explanatory annotation of literary texts in the context of the digital humanities: http://www.annotation.es.uni-tuebingen.de/. In the Tübingen CRC “Andere Ästhetik” (“Different Aesthetics”), she is a principal investigator in two projects: C05 “The Aesthetics of Co-Creativity in Early Modern English Literature” and B06 “Features of Figures of Aesthetic Reflection: Systematic Annotation and Quantitative Analysis.” Most recently, she has become involved in a project on “Figurations of Inspiration, Authorisation and Auratisation in English Literature” (https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/225984), chaired by Prof. Dr. Matthias Bauer, and is an associate member of FOR 2828 “De-/Sacralization of Texts.”