DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Niels Brügger Niels Brügger is Professor and head of the Centre for Internet Studies as well as of the internet research infrastructure NetLab, Aarhus University, Denmark. His research interests are web historiography, web archiving, and media theory. Within these fields he has published monographs and a number of edited books as well as articles and book chapters. He is co-founder and Managing Editor of the newly founded international journal Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society (Taylor & Francis/Routledge).
Arianna Ciula Arianna Ciula is Research Facilitator at the Department of Humanities, University of Roehampton (London, UK), where she supports the departmental research and enterprise strategies and actively contributes to its research profile and networks. She worked on various digital humanities research projects, supervised instruments to fund collaborative research in the humanities and coordinated strategic activities at the European level, including digital research infrastructures. Her personal research interests focus on the modelling of scholarly digital resources related to primary sources. She lectured and published on digital humanities, in particular on digital palaeography, text encoding, and semantic modelling; she has organised conferences and workshops in digital humanities, and is an active member of its international community (e.g. currently EADH secretary; ADHO SC member).
Tanya E. Clement Tanya Clement is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. She has a PhD in English Literature and Language and a MFA in fiction. Her primary area of research is scholarly information infrastructure in the humanities. She has published pieces on digital humanities, digital scholarly editing, information infrastructure development, sound studies, text mining, and visualization in several books and in American Literary History, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Digital Humanities Quarterly, Information & Culture, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, The Library Quarterly, and Texas Studies in Literature and Language, among others. Her current research projects include High Performance Sound Technologies in Access and Scholarship (HiPSTAS).
Claire Clivaz Claire Clivaz is Head of Digital Enhanced Learning at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (Vital-IT, Lausannne); she belongs to the team of scholars that have started DH in Switzlerand. She leads her research at the crossroad of New Testament and the digital transformations of knowledge. She leads several projects, notably the development of the etalks, a multimedia publication tool (etalk.vital-it.ch), as well as a Swiss National Fund on the Arabic manuscripts of Pauline letters (wp.unil.ch/nt-arabe/) and participates with six other European partners to a strategic partenariat ERASMUS+ in Digital Humanities (dariah.eu/teach). She is a member of several scientific committees (ADHO steering committee, EADH steering committee, IGNTP, Humanistica, etc.) and editorial boards (NTS journal, Digital Religion by de Gruyter, etc.). She is co-leading a series with David Hamidovic by Brill «Digital Biblical Studies», and research groups in DH (SBL, EABS).
Stuart Dunn Stuart Dunn is Lecturer in Digital Humanities at King's College London, where he teaches digital approaches to cultural heritage, and GIS applications in the humanities. He contributes to several projects in these areas, and is also interested in humanities crowdsourcing, and public participation in humanities research. He graduated from the University of Durham with a PhD in Aegean Bronze Age Archaeology in 2002, conducting fieldwork and research visits in Melos, Crete and Santorini. Having developed research interests in GIS, Stuart subsequently became a Research Assistant on the AHRC’s ICT in Arts and Humanities Research Program. In 2006, he became a Research Associate at the Arts and Humanities e-Science Support Centre at King’s College London, and Research Fellow in the Centre for e-Research.
Jim Egan Faculty member in the Engish department at Brown University.
Mike Finegold Mike Finegold is Vice President - Analytics at Fulcrum Analytics and a Visiting Research Scientist at the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University. He has held faculty positions with the statistics department at Carnegie Mellon University and the school of information systems at Singapore Management University, where his research focused on modeling consumer preferences, inferring latent network structures, and designing marketing experiments for social networks. Prior to academia he worked for several years as a management consultant, business development manager, and educator.

He received an AB in mathematics from Princeton University and a PhD in statistics from the University of Chicago.

Hermione Giffard Hermione Giffard is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of History and Art History at Utrecht University. Giffard also has a monograph forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press in October 2016, Making Jet Engines in World War: Britain, Germany, and the United States, where she uses the case of the development of jet engines to offer a different way of understanding technological innovation.
Elyse Graham Elyse Graham is assistant professor of digital humanities at SUNY Stony Brook and a research affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Cristina Marras Cristina Marras is a researcher at the Institute for European Intellectual Lexicon and History of Ideas, National Research Council, Rome. Her research interests focus on Early Modern Philosophy, in particular G.W. Leibniz; philosophy of language and pragmatics, in particular the use of metaphors in structuring and modeling knowledge; digital humanities, in particular modelling of primary sources, the interdisciplinarity of research infrastructures, and the dialogue between disciplines, with particular respect to the impact of the digital in philosophical research. She lectured and published on philosophy, semiotics and pragmatics, and digital humanities; she participated and organized interdisciplinary international conferences and workshops in philosophy and digital humanities; she is an active member of international scholarly associations (e.g. currently SGdS; IASC; Leibniz Gesellschaft; Sodalitas Leibnitiana board member; AIUCD board member).
Julianne Nyhan Julianne Nyhan is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Digital Information Studies at UCL’s Department of Information Studies. Before moving to UCL she held positions in University College Cork, Ireland (where she was awarded her PhD (2006) on "The application of XML to the historical lexicography of Old, Middle and early modern Irish: a lexicon-based analysis"); the European Science Foundation, France; and the University of Trier, Germany.
Brett Oppegaard Brett Oppegaard, PhD, an assistant professor at University of Hawaii, studies ubiquitous computing and mobile media. He was the individual recipient of the regional and national 2012 George and Helen Hartzog Award for his research into mobile app development and media delivery systems within the National Park Service as well as the national 2013 John Wesley Powell Prize winner for outstanding achievement in the field of historical displays.
Jessica Otis Jessica Otis (@jotis13) is a CLIR-DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Early Modern Data Curation at Carnegie Mellon University. She received her MS in Mathematics and PhD in History from the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on the ways people in early modern Britain used numbers and mathematics in their daily lives. For more information, see www.jessicaotis.com.
Michael Rabby Dr. Michael Rabby began researching how people talked to each other over e-mail in 1995, and has continued investigating various facets of internet relationships ever since. He was one of the first researchers to study the actual content of e-mail messages, the subject of his Master’s thesis, and to use the Internet as a tool to collect survey data for his PhD. This research path has led him through areas such as mobile apps, online and offline romantic relationships, online relationship maintenance, online impression management and self-presentation, the use of social media by deployed troops, and adoption of tablets for journalism. He currently works in the Creative Media and Culture program at Washington State University Vancouver.
Stan Ruecker Stan Ruecker is an Associate Professor at IIT Institute of Design in Chicago. He works in humanities visualization, the future of reading, and information design, focusing on the design of experimental prototypes to support the interpretive process.
Mareike Schumacher Mareike Schumacher is a research assistant and PhD candidate at the Humanities Department of the University of Hamburg. She works for the efoto-Hamburg project, where she is involved in the development of a mobile application which provides access to historical images of the city of Hamburg. During her Master Studies she assisted the foundation of the Association for Digital Humanities in the German speaking Countries in 2012. She is an active member of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narratology (ICN) and the Northern Narratology Network (triple*N). She studied Cultural Theory at the University of Lüneburg and Literature at the University of Hamburg and graduates in the fields of Digital Humanities and Narratology. Her PhD project focusses on the specification of the narratological categories of space and place in novels.
Cosma Shalizi Cosma Shalizi is an associate professor of statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, and an external faculty member at the Santa Fe Institute. He got his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001. Website: http://www.stat.cmu.edu/~cshalizi/.
Daniel Shore Daniel Shore is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Georgetown University. Shore’s research and teaching are on the literature of the Renaissance, with a special focus on the works of John Milton. His publications include Milton and the Art of Rhetoric (2012, Cambridge University Press) as well as numerous articles. He is currently writing his second book, Cyberformalism, to be published by Johns Hopkins University Press, which explores how full-text searchable digital archives like Google Books, Early English Books Online, and Eighteenth Century Collections Online allow us to study the history of linguistic forms.
Maarten van den Bos Maarten van den Bos (1984) studied history at the universities of Nijmegen and Amsterdam. In 2012 he published his PhD-thesis Verlangen naar Vernieuwing. Nederlands katholicisme, 1953-2003 (Longing for Renewal. Dutch Catholicism, 1953-2003). He is finishing a monograph on the history of Pax Christi Netherlands that will be published next September. Currently he is working at Utrecht University on the HERA project Asymmetrical Encounters: E-Humanity Approaches to Reference Cultures in Europe, 1825-1992.
Lawrence Wang Lawrence Wang is pursuing his PhD degree in Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University. His main research area is in statistical methods for inference on network data. He has also done work in extracting relational data from text.
Christopher N. Warren Christopher N. Warren is project manager and co-founder (with Daniel Shore) of the Six Degrees of Francis Bacon project and author of Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680 (Oxford University Press, 2015). His articles have appeared in journals including English Literary Renaissance, The Seventeenth Century, the European Journal of International Law, Humanity, and the International Journal for Humanities and Arts Computing. Warren is currently an Associate Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University.