DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Bridget Almas Bridget Almas is a Senior Software Developer for the Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu) and co-PI of the Perseids Project (http://perseids.org), a collaborative online environment for creating and publishing datasets consisting of transcriptions, translations, linguistic annotations and commentaries of and on ancient source documents. Bridget has worked in software development since 1994, in roles which have covered the full spectrum of the software development life cycle, focusing since 2007 in the fields of language study and digital humanities. She is currently a co-chair of the RDA Research Data Collections Working Group. Bridget also has a background in the study of foreign languages, including French and Mandarin Chinese.
Viktor Arvidsson Viktor Arvidsson is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. He is also affiliated with the Swedish Center for Digital Innovation, Umeå University. His research centers on the role of digital material in organizational settings and cuts across information systems, organization, communication, and science and technology studies. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Strategic Information Systems.
Neil W. 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 Seneca: Hercules Furens (Bloomsbury, forthcoming); 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).
Monica Berti Monica Berti is an assistant professor at the Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities the University of Leipzig. She teaches courses in digital classics and digital philology. Her research interests are mainly focused on ancient Greece and the digital humanities and she has been extensively publishing and leading projects in both fields. She is currently working on representing quotations and text reuses of ancient lost works and she is leading the Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS). As part of her teaching activities, she is also leading SunoikisisDC, which is an international consortium of Digital Classics programs developed by the Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig in collaboration with the Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies (http://www.monicaberti.com).
Neil Coffee Neil Coffee is Associate Professor of Classics at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His interests include Latin epic poetry, Roman social history, and digital approaches to literary and intellectual history. He is the author of The Commerce of War: Exchange and Social Order in Latin Epic (Chicago, 2009), as well as Gift and Gain: How Money Transformed Ancient Rome, forthcoming with Oxford University Press in 2016. He leads the Tesserae Project, which uses computational methods to study intertextuality among classical and later authors.
Gregory R. Crane Gregory R. Crane is the Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig and Professor of Classics and Winnick Family Chair of Technology and Entrepreneurship at Tufts University. He is also the editor in chief of the Perseus Project at Tufts University.
Johanna Drucker Johanna Drucker is the inaugural Martin and Bernard Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. She has published and lectured widely on topics related to digital humanities and aesthetics, visual forms of knowledge production, book history and future designs, graphic design, historiography of the alphabet and writing, and contemporary art. Her most recent titles include the jointly authored Digital_Humanities (MIT, 2012) with Anne Burdick, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, and Jeffrey Schnapp (just released in Italian translation, 2014); SpecLab: Projects in Digital Aesthetics and Speculative Computing (Chicago, 2009); What Is? (Cuneiform Press, 2013) and Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production (Harvard University Press, 2014). A retrospective of her books, Druckworks: 40 years of books and projects, began at Columbia College in Chicago in 2012 and travelled for two years. In 2014 she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Anna Foka Anna Foka is assistant professor in Humanities and Information Technology at HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden. Her broad research interests include cultural and social history, history for different frames, constructions and perceptions of socio-cultural identities, historical concepts of gender and sexuality, and the relationship between historical culture(s) and contemporaneity. She has published in the fields of gender and humour in Graeco-Roman culture, the reception of antiquity in popular culture, and digital history.
Rosie Graham Dr Rosie Graham is Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and the Digital at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her research and teaching explore contemporary digital culture by placing certain programs, platforms or services within a wider cultural and philosophical context. In particular, her current work draws on critical theory in order to address search engines as convergences of language, programming, and culture on a global scale. More information about her work can be found at her institutional page.
Matthew L. Jockers Associate Professor of English
Kevin Lewis Kevin Lewis is an Instructor of Technical Communication in the Department of English at Virginia Tech, where he teaches technical writing, online content, technical editing, and user documentation courses. He has over 18 years of experience in the technical writing field and a master’s degree in technical and professional writing from Northeastern University.
Francesco Mambrini Ph.D. in Classical Philology at the University of Trento (Italy) and EHESS, Paris. He has worked for the Latin and Ancient Greek Dependency Treebank (Perseus Project) since 2009, for which he has curated the syntactic annotation of Aeschylus and Sophocles. Since 2011 he has worked on a series of research projects of the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut in Berlin, including the Hellespont Project. In 2012-3 he was awarded with the joint fellowship of the Deutsche Archäologisches Institut (Berlin) and the Center for Hellenic Studies (Washington, DC) to conduct research on the semantic and pragmatic annotation of Thucydides.
Matteo Romanello Matteo Romanello is a post-doctoral researcher at the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut in Berlin and at the Digital Humanities Laboratory of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. He recently completed a PhD in Digital Humanities Research at King's College London under the supervision of Willard McCarty. His experience and research interests include the automatic extraction and analysis of bibliographic references from large corpora of publications, and issues of semantic interoperability and usability within digital research infrastructure projects.
Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox Jeff Rydberg-Cox is a Professor in the Department of English, Director of the Classical and Ancient Studies Program, Director of the Liberal Studies Program and an a liated faculty member with the School of Computing and Engineering at University of Missouri-Kansas City. His research focuses on digitization methodologies, multispectral analysis of manuscripts and early printed books, and statistical analysis of Ancient Greek texts.
Rebecca K. Schindler Rebecca K. Schindler is a professor of Classical Studies at DePauw University where she teaches courses on Classical Archaeology and Greek and Latin Literature. Her research interests include the use of spatial technologies in archaeology, particularly GIS. She has been the co-PI of the Collaboratory for GIS and Mediterranean Archaeology and its corresponding database: Mediterranean Archaeology GIS (soon to be a part of the Fasti Online). She is currently the scientific director of the Lago Trasimeno Archaeological Project.
Caroline T Schroeder Caroline T. Schroeder is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of the Pacific, where she was also Director of the Humanities Center from 2012 to 2014. Her research concerns asceticism and monasticism in early Christianity, with a particular focus on Egypt. She is the author of Monastic Bodies: Discipline and Salvation in Shenoute of Atripe (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007) and co-editor of the forthcoming Melania: Early Christianity through the Life of One Family (University of California Press, 2016). She blogs at www.earlymonasticism.org and maintains a website at www.carrieschroeder.com. In addition to her Digital Humanities research, she is writing a monograph on children in early Egyptian monasteries. She also serves on the advisory board for the Journal of Early Christian Studies, is a member of the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies, and is a former member of the board of directors for the North American Patristics Society.
Patrik BO Svensson Patrik Svensson is Professor of Humanities and Information Technology at Umeå University, and the former Director of HUMlab (2000-2014). He is a visiting professor at the Graduate Center, City University New York during the academic year of 2015-2016.

Svensson’s current work can be loosely organized under two themes: Digital Humanities and Conditions for Knowledge Production. The first theme includes research and practice in relation to the intersection of the humanities and information technology with a particular focus on the history, role and place of the digital humanities. The second theme addresses research infrastructure, spaces for learning and knowledge production, intellectual middleware, presentation software and academic events. His work seeks to be critical and interventionist.

Recent publications include Between Humanities and the Digital (co-edited with David Theo Goldberg, MIT Press, 2015), "One Damn Slide After Another: PowerPoint at every Occasion for Speech" (with Erica Robles-Anderson, Computational Culture 5, 2016) and "Sorting out the Digital Humanities" (in A New Companion to Digital Humanities, 2016).

Amir Zeldes Amir Zeldes is Assistant Professor of Computational Linguistics at Georgetown University, specializing in Corpus Linguistics. His main area of interest is the syntax-semantics interface, where meaning and knowledge about the world are mapped onto our choice of words and syntactic structures in language-specific ways. He is also involved in the development of tools for corpus search, annotation and visualization, and has worked on standards for textual data in Linguistics and the Digital Humanities, especially for the Coptic language of Hellenistic Egypt.