DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Suzan Alteri Suzan Alteri is the curator for the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature at the University of Florida. She also served as the Visiting Program Officer for Special Collections for the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries. Her scholarship is also hyphenated, focusing on women collectors of children's literature, digital humanities pedagogy, and historiography of children's books.
Taylor Arnold Taylor Arnold is Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Richmond. His research concerns the study of massive cultural datasets in order to address new and existing research questions in the humanities and social sciences. He is the Director of the Digital Viewing Lab at the University of Richmond and co-author of Humanities Data in R (Springer, 2015) and A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning (CRC, 2019).
Dr. Jeanie Austin Jeanie Austin earned their PhD in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Jeanie's research interests and activities include the provision of library services to people in juvenile detentions, jails, and prisons. They are interested in the critical evaluation of technology’s roles in carceral practices and how this echoes in the use of technology to maintain and define institutional boundaries.
Darren Chase Darren Chase is the Director of Libraries at SUNY Oneonta. His research interests include digital humanities, open access, crowdfunded research, online learning, and information literacy. Darren has written and presented widely on myriad scholarly publishing topics.
Amelia Chesley Amelia Chesley currently teaches technical communication as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Her research meanders among topics of intellectual property, digital archives and public knowledge collections, online communities, and sonic rhetorics. She loves podcasts, crafting, kayaking, yoga, and recording for LibriVox.org.
Laura Costello Laura Costello is the virtual reference librarian at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Her research focuses on identifying, implementing, and supporting user-centered technologies in libraries. In her role at Rutgers, she supports patron technologies with the goal of providing excellent experiences for library users.
Tarez Samra Graban Tarez Samra Graban is an Associate Professor of English at Florida State University, where she also leads an interdisciplinary reading group in the digital humanities, and serves as co-director of the Demos Project for studies in the data humanities. Her research interests include feminist data ethics and redrawing disciplinary boundaries in the face of emergent digital historical practices. Some of this work appears in Networked Humanities (2018), African Journal of Rhetoric (2017), Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities (2014), and College English (2013).
Hélène Huet Hélène Huet, PhD, is the European Studies Librarian at the University of Florida. She is the Vice-Chair of the Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (FLDH), a collective of institutions in Florida that seeks to promote an understanding of the humanities in light of digital technologies and research. Her scholarship focuses on digital humanities in French and Francophone Studies, book history, and Decadence.
Kathleen Kasten-Mutkus Kathleen Kasten-Mutkus is Head of Humanities and Social Sciences at Stony Brook University Libraries, where she chairs the library's Digital Humanities Working Group. Her research interests include interdisciplinarity in the academic library and readership studies.
Matthew Kelly Matthew Kelly is an Assistant Professor of English in the Department of Literature and Languages at the University of Texas at Tyler. His research focuses on the role of digital literacies and collective pedagogical practices in video game communities as well as the impact of integrating digital media technologies into the writing classroom. His published work appears in CTheory, Games and Culture, and First Person Scholar.
Paul Marty Paul F. Marty, Ph.D is Professor in the School of Information, and Associate Dean in the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University. His research and teaching interests include museum informatics, technology and culture, innovation and design, and information and society. His professional service includes the editorial boards and committees of national and international organizations such as Museum Management and Curatorship, Museums and the Web, and the Museum Computer Network. Dr. Marty has a background in ancient history and computer science engineering, and his Ph.D. is from the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dawn Opel Dawn S. Opel is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media and User Experience in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University. She currently serves as a Policy Research Fellow at the Center for Health and Research Transformation at the University of Michigan. An action researcher, she works to improve the design of communication across healthcare, government, and nonprofit organizations for enhanced coordination of patient care. Recent published work appears in Written Communication, Literacy in Composition Studies, and Computers and Composition: An International Journal.
Courtney Rivard Courtney Rivard is the Director of the Digital Literacy and Communications Lab and Teaching Associate Professor in English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her interdisciplinary work bridges Rhetorical Studies, Digital Humanities, and Feminist Studies to analyze archival rhetorics and digital literacy. She received an ACLS Digital Extension Grant for her collaboration with the Photogrammar Project (photogrammar.org). Recently, she received a Lenovo Grant to bring gaming pedagogies into Humanities classrooms. Her work can be found in College Composition and Communication, Rhetoric Review, Settler Colonial Studies, and Identity Technologies: Producing Online Selves, Eds. Rak and Poletti.
Allen Romano Allen J. Romano is Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Humanities at Florida State University. His teaching and research interests range widely over ancient literature, language, and culture, including digital methods for studying ancient Greek literature. He runs the digital humanities graduate program at Florida State, co-directs the Demos Project for studies in the data humanities, and regularly teaches courses on humanities data, history of technology, and digital pedagogy.
Michael Simeone Michael Simeone is the Director of Data Science and Analytics for Arizona State University Libraries and Assistant Research Professor (FSC) in the ASU Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative. He studies interdisciplinary data science and data visualization.
Laurie N. Taylor Laurie Taylor, PhD, is Chair of the Digital Partnerships and Strategies Department at the University of Florida. She also serves as the Digital Scholarship Director of the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and the Editor-in-Chief of the LibraryPress@UF. Her scholarship focuses on the socio-technical (e.g., people, policies, technologies, communities) aspects of scholarly cyberinfrastructure to support the continuing evolution of digital scholarship. In 2018, she was awarded the Caribbean Information Professional of the Year by the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL).
Lauren Tilton Lauren Tilton is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of Rhetoric & Communication Studies and Director of the Digital Viewing Lab at the University of Richmond. Her research focuses on U.S. visual culture and the digital humanities. She is a co-lead of Photogrammar (photogrammar.org) and the Distant Viewing Project (distantviewing.org). She is co-author of Humanities Data in R: Exploring Networks, Geospatial Data, Images and Texts (Springer, 2015) and published in journals such as American Quarterly and Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. Her projects have received support from ACLS and NEH.
Micah Vandegrift Micah Vandegrift’s research focuses on the evolution of research policies and technologies that maximize the dissemination and impact of publicly engaged scholarship. Specifically, he is developing a concept of "translation" as a form of scholarly communication, and exploring evaluation of new forms of scholarly output. As NC State University Libraries first Open Knowledge Librarian, Micah is dedicated to building programs and processes for the research and learning community to embrace a more open scholarly praxis. He is the lead Principal Investigator for Visualizing Digital Scholarship in Libraries and Learning Spaces (Immersive Scholar) funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and studied open science policy and infrastructure in The Netherlands and Denmark as a Fulbright-Schuman Research Fellow in 2018-2019.