DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Anna Bellotto Anna Bellotto holds a MA degree in Italian Philology from University of Padova (Italy) and a MA degree in Digital Humanities from King’s College London (UK). In 2018 she joined the team of Phaidra, University of Vienna’s digital repository. With a strong interest in modelling and standardization of metadata, her current work focuses on data models and controlled vocabularies in a Linked Open Data environment.
Sharon Block Sharon Block is Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Rape and Sexual Power in Early America (2006), Colonial Complexions: Race and Bodies in Eighteenth-Century America (2018), and some of the earliest articles aplying topic modeling in the humanities, including "Doing More with Digitization: An Introduction to Topic Modeling of Early American Sources", Common-place: the Interactive Journal of Early American Life (2006) and with D. Newman, "What, Where, When and Sometimes Why: Data Mining Women’s History Abstracts, 1985-2005", Journal of Women’s History (2011).
Elsa Bouchard Elsa Bouchard is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Montreal
Elizabeth Callaway Elizabeth Callaway is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of Utah and affiliated faculty with the Environmental Humanities Graduate Program. Her research and teaching sit at the intersections of digital humanities, environmental humanities, and new media studies. Her current book project, titled "Eden’s Endemics: Narratives of Biodiversity on Earth and Beyond", is forthcoming at University of Virginia Press.
Joana Casenave Postdoctoral fellow at the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities
Kevin Chovanec Kevin Chovanec is an Assistant Professor of English at Christian Brother University in Memphis, TN. His work focuses on practices and technologies of cultural exchange in the early modern period, particularly those focused around shared, transnational religious identities.
Melinda A. Cro Melinda A. Cro is Associate Professor of French at Kansas State University. Her research areas are early modern French and Italian literature, the pastoral mode, and methods for teaching literature and culture in second language acquisition settings. She has published in a variety of journals, including The French Review, French Studies, and Romance Notes, and is the founder of the Early Modern Humanities Lab, an initiative for working one-on-one with student researchers on projects that combine digital humanities, pedagogy, and early modern literature. Her most recent monograph, Integrating the Digital Humanities in the Second Language Classroom (Georgetown UP, 2020), offers a practical guide to implementing DH in the L2 context. She currently serves as Contributing Editor for Seventeenth-Century French Studies in The Year’s Work in Modern Languages (Brill).
Adam Halstrom Adam Halstrom is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and on staff at the Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence at the University of Utah. He studies and teaches English literature with an emphasis on early modern epistolarity and paratexts.
Beth Kearney
Sara K. Kearns Sara K. Kearns is a Professor in the Libraries at Kansas State University and currently serves as the Academic Services Librarian for the Humanities. Her research areas are diverse while remaining rooted in information literacy and new literacies. She is co-founder of the New Literacies Alliance, a multi-institutional project that creates online, interactive, open education lessons related to information literacy. She is also co-author of the book, Creating and Sharing Online Library Instruction (Neal-Schuman, 2017), which offers guidance on interinstitutional collaborations.
Margot Mellet Margot Mellet is project coordinator at the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities
Isaac Miller Dr. Yitzchak Miller is a lecturer in the Department of Information Science at Bar-Ilan University where he teaches several computer science courses on web and database technologies as well as a course in data visualization. He provides support to faculty in incorporating data visualization and other software tools into their Digital Humanities research projects.
Servanne Monjour Postdoctoral fellow at the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities
Gila Prebor Dr. Gila Prebor is a senior lecturer in the Department of Information Science, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. Her main research fields include history of the Hebrew book, organization of information, metadata, bibliographic technique and Digital Humanities. She is co-editor of the journal: Alei Sefer: Studies in Bibliography and in the History of the Printed and the Digital Hebrew Book.
Heather Stone Heather Stone has a PhD in Communication and Writing from the University of Utah. She is a digital rhetorician and an award-winning teacher who specializes in using technology to teach writing. She is currently the President of TETON Sports.
Jeffrey Turner Jeff Turner is a PhD candidate in History and 2019-2020 Digital Matters/American West Center Fellow at the University of Utah. He studies migration and religion, and uses text analysis and mapping for research and digitally-inflected pedagogy.
Marcello Vitali-Rosati Marcello Vitali-Rosati is Associate Professor in the Department of French Literature at the University of Montreal and holds the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities
Brian M. Watson Brian M. Watson is the Graduate Archivist at the Kinsey Institute Library and Special Collections and the Archivist-Historian of American Psychological Association’s Division 44 Taskforce. Brian holds a master’s degree in the history of sexuality and the book from Drew University and is finishing their MLIS degree at Indiana University Bloomington with plans to apply for a PhD. Their research focuses on linked data vocabularies, critical cataloging and sexual nomenclature in cultural heritage contexts. He tweets @brimwats.
Maayan Zhitomirsky-Geffet Dr. Zhitomirsky-Geffet is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Science in Bar-Ilan University. She is an expert in data modelling and semantic web technologies. For the past decade Dr. Zhitomirsky-Geffet's research focuses on various aspects of ontology construction and crowdsourcing techniques and their application in the field of digital humanities. She is the winner of the best paper award of 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Her works have been published in various prominent journals, such as: JASIS&T, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities and PlosONE, and presented at major international conferences, e.g. ASIS&T, Digital Humanities (DH), ACL and WWW.