DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Belinda Barnet Belinda Barnet is Lecturer in Media and Communications at Swinburne University, Melbourne. Prior to her appointment at Swinburne she worked at Ericsson Australia, where she managed the development of 3G mobile content services and developed an obsession with technical evolution. Belinda did her PhD on the history of hypertext at the University of New South Wales, and has research interests in digital media, digital art, convergent journalism and the mobile internet. She has published widely on new media theory and culture.
Richard Cunningham Dr. Richard Cunningham is an Associate Professor of English, Director of the Acadia Digital Culture Observatory, and Project Leader of the Humanities HyperMedia Centre at Acadia University, in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr. Cunningham is currently working on an electronic edition of the sixteenth-century book, The Arte of Navigation.
David Duke Dr. David Duke is an Associate Professor of History at Acadia University, where he teaches courses on his research specialties in the history of technology, the history of science, Environmental History, and the history of Russia. Dr. Duke is the editor of Canadian Environmental History: Essential Readings, published in 2006 by Canadian Scholars Press.
John Eustace Dr. John Eustace is an Associate Professor of English at Acadia University, where he teaches courses in Postcolonial Literature. His current project is a book-length study on how the Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation in Western Australia mounted an international protest campaign against an American author whose pseudo-memoir purported to communicate Aboriginal spiritualism.
Anna Galway Anna Galway earned her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English at Acadia University before going on to successfully complete a second degree, in Education, at the University of Alberta. Ms. Galway’s graduating thesis for her Honours degree was entitled A Comparison of Early Stages in the Development of Books: The Printing Press and the Internet.
Mark C. Marino Mark C. Marino is a Ph.D. from UC Riverside, studying chatbots, electronic literature, games, and other new media. His dissertation, I, Chatbot: The Gender and Race Performativity of Conversational Agents, focuses on chatbots and issues of performativity. He blogs about elit on Writer Response Theory (http://writerresponsetheoy.org/) and Critical Code Studies (http://criticalcodestudies.com/). He is also the editor of Bunk Magazine (http://www.bunkmag.com/), an online new media humor magazine. He has published articles in James Joyce Quarterly and electronic book review. His creative new media works have appeared in The Iowa Review Web, Hypperhiz, and The New River Journal. Mark is the Director of Communication for the Electronic Literature Organization. He currently teaches writing at the University of Southern California.
Gerhard Jan Nauta Gerhard Jan Nauta, born in Cape Town, SA (1957), studied Art History, Psychology and Computer Science (as a subsidiary subject) at Leiden University. He has worked as a lecturer in the theory of art history and worked in the Leiden University Printroom as a researcher. Since 1990 he has been teaching humanities computing, with a focus on the use of computers in the disclosure of visual resources.
Erin Patterson Erin Patterson is an academic librarian at Acadia University whose subject specialties include English, Music, Languages, and digital humanities. Ms. Patterson’s research focuses on user-generated metadata, or “tagging”, in social networking software.
Wendell Piez Wendell Piez was born in Frankfurt, Germany to American parents, and raised in Somerville (Massachussets), Kabul (Afghanistan), Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), Manila (the Philippines), Reston (Virginia), and Tokyo (Japan), before attending university in New Haven (Connecticut). A graduate of the American School in Japan and of Yale College (MC 1984), where he received a BA in Classics (Ancient Greek), he has been using and programming computers since 1977 (BASIC, 6502 Assembler). From 1985 to 1998 he attended and taught at Rutgers University, where he specialized in English literature, critical theory, poetics and rhetoric. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1991 (writing on the aesthetic theory and prose practice of the Victorian literary critic and belletrist Walter Pater), he worked in Rutgers University Special Collections and Archives (1991-1995) and on the faculty at CETH (the Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities, 1995-1998). Since 1998, he has been employed by Mulberry Technologies, Inc., a consultancy in private practice, where he is responsible for the development and application of electronic text technologies both for clients and in house. Author and presenter of journal articles, papers and courses presented at academic and industry conferences and teaching events, he is a regular contributor to HUMANIST, TEI-L, and XSL-LIST, a recognized expert in XML, XSLT and related technologies such as SVG, and co-originator of LMNL, the Layered Markup and Annotation Language. He resides in scenic Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Patricia Tomaszek Patricia Tomaszek researches digital literature at the Cultural Studies Research Centre "Media Upheavals" based in Siegen, Germany. Within a project group, Patricia is analyzing the ongoing changes of literary communication and aesthetics in programmable and networked media. She is also a Research Assistant for the Archive-it Project the Electronic Literature Organization maintains in collaboration with the Library Of Congress. In autumn 2008, she will become a Phd Candidate at the Department "Literature, Art, New Media and Technologies" at the University of Siegen. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Siegen University in 2005, studied abroad at Brown University in Spring 2007, and is currently completing her M.A. thesis on Teaching Digital Literature.