DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Giovanni Bellavia Film Director
Rahul Bhargava
Christina Boyles Christina Boyles is an Assistant Professor of Culturally-engaged Digital Humanities in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University. Her research explores the relationship between digital humanities, surveillance, social justice, and the environment. Her published work appears in Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in the Digital Humanities, American Quarterly, The Southern Literary Journal, The South Central Review, and Plath Profiles.
Steven Braun Steven Braun is the Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist in the Digital Scholarship Group in the Northeastern University Libraries. In this role, he provides support to students, faculty, and staff in incorporating data visualization tools into their scholarship through consultations, in-depth project work, and workshops.
Christopher Church Dr. Christopher M. Church is an assistant professor of history at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he teaches colonial, environmental, and digital history. Specializing in disasters, collective action, and civil unrest, his wider research agenda addresses the historical relationship between citizens, the public sphere, and the state. He is the author of Paradise Destroyed: Catastrophe and Citizenship in the French Caribbean, which won the Alf Andrew Heggoy Book Prize in 2018. He has worked on numerous digital humanities projects, including Pryor's Peoria, The Online Edition of the Journals of Alfred Doten, and an online archive of neon in Northern Nevada. His current research project focuses on the historical development of and resistance to our increasingly globalized world, which includes, among other things, the cultural, social, and economic ties between historical piracy and present-day hacking.
Catherine D'Ignazio
Daniele De Luca Computer Graphics Generalist
Antonella Guidazzoli Head of VisitLab
Katherine Hepworth Dr Katherine Hepworth is an interdisciplinary design practitioner-scholar with a passion for researching and teaching about how the designed world influences people's lived experience, past and present. Currently employed as an Assistant Professor of Visual Journalism at The Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno, she teaches communication design, data visualization, innovation, and visual communication. Specializing in theorizing how visual communication mediates human power relationships, she applies that theory to assess visual communication effectiveness in a range of professional and pedagogical contexts. Her current research projects include the ethics of data visualizations, effective visual communication in hospital emergency departments, and a digital humanities project on the interconnected sociopolitical and typographic legacies of twentieth century American neon. Hepworth has over fourteen years professional experience as a visual communication designer, focusing on information design and user experience design.
Silvano Imboden Computer Graphics and Scientific Visualisation Specialist
Ingrida Kelpšienė Ingrida Kelpšienė is a junior researcher and PhD candidate at Vilnius University Faculty of Communication.
Maria Chiara Liguori Head and Founder of MUVI: Museo Virtual della vita quotidiana (Virtual Museum of Everyday Life)
Amy Papaelias Amy Papaelias is Associate Professor in Graphic Design at SUNY New Paltz.
Deanna Shemek Professor and Chair of Literature, Co-Director of IDEA: Isabella d'Este Archive
Yvette Shen Yvette Shen is an assistant professor at the Department of Design at Ohio State University. Prior to joining OSU, she worked as an assistant professor at James Madison University School of Media Arts and Design, and University of Utah Department of Communication. She formerly practiced web, interactive, and print design for clients such as Lenox Hill, HGTV, ESPN, Saucony, Abbott, Novartis, Comcast, and numerous renowned art galleries in New York City. Her current research and creative work is mainly focused on information design, information and data visualizations.
Luigi Verri Web Developer and Computer Graphics Generalist