DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Andrea Bellandi Andrea Bellandi is a researcher in Computational Linguistics. He has a PhD in Computer Science in the field of knowledge representation and reasoning. He currently contributes to the development of formal models and tools of computational lexicography and terminology. He has been working also on the Babylonian Talmud Translation Project, contributing to the development of Traduco, an innovative software for completing the first ever translation into Italian of the Talmud, the fundamental Jewish text written in Ancient Aramaic.
Stefan Bornhofen Stefan Bornhofen was born in 1972. He studied mathematics and computer science at the University of Mainz (Germany), and received a PhD degree in computer science from the University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France in 2008. He fills a teaching and research position at the CY Tech engineering school in Cergy near Paris, where he is the head of the master's program Visual Computing specializing in computer graphics, computer vision and human-computer interaction. Stefan has strong interests in interactive visual experiences and visual user interfaces.
George Buchanan George Buchanan is Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Research) in Computing Technologies at RMIT University and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
David Carlin David Carlin is Professor of Creative Writing at RMIT University and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Andrew A. Cashner Andrew A. Cashner, PhD (University of Chicago, 2015), is the author of Hearing Faith: Music as Theology in the Spanish Empire (2020) and the winner of the 2015 Alfred Einstein Award from the American Musicological Society. He published two volumes of digital critical editions of Villancicos about Music from Seventeenth-Century Spain and New Spain with the Web Library of Seventeenth-Century Music, and has created digital-humanities projects on music in the history of computing (https://www.arca6150.info) and on Native American music. With the support of a Fellowship for Digital Publication from the National Endowment for the Humanities, he and Seneca faithkeeper Bill Crouse, Sr., are coauthoring the website and digital book, Songs at the Woods’ Edge: The Earth Songs of the Seneca Nation. He has taught music at the University of Southern California and the University of Rochester. He is active as a pianist, organist, and ensemble director, and teaches in the ROC Music after-school program in Rochester, New York. For more information, see http://www.andrewcashner.com/.
Erik Champion Erik Champion is an Enterprise Fellow at the University of South Australia and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Tianxiang Chen Tianxiang Chen is a Master’s student in English Language Literature at Harbin Engineering University, China.
Hugh Craig Hugh Craig is Emeritus Professor at the University of Newcastle and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Nat Cutter Nat Cutter is the Mary Lugton Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Lecturer in History at the University of Melbourne, and former Research Coordinator and Cultural Data Research Fellow for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio is Associate Professor of Computer Engineering. His main research interests are: Technology Assisted Review systems, Interactive Information Retrieval, Computational Terminology and Open Data Science. He is the principal investigator and coordinator of the Centre of Studies of Computational Terminology (CENTRICO) at the University of Padova, and Open Data advisor and member of the Open Science Committee of the University of Padova. He is co-editor in chief of the journal Umanistica Digitale and was appointed as the Secretary of the Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale (AIUCD) from 2018 until 2020.
Scott East Scott East is a Lecturer of Art and Design at the University of New South Wales and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Rachel Fensham Rachel Fensham is Professor of Dance and Theatre Studies at the University of Melbourne and former Lead Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Lisa M. Given Lisa M. Given is Director of the Social Change Enabling Impact Platform, Professor of Information Sciences at RMIT University, and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Meredith L. Hale Meredith Hale is an Associate Professor and Metadata Librarian at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In this role, she creates and shares metadata for digitized special collections materials and manages metadata aggregation for the Digital Library of Tennessee. She has worked with the Maria Edgeworth Letters Project since 2021, acting as the metadata expert. She holds Master's degrees in art history and information science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a Master's degree in 1700-1900 Literature and Culture from the University of Sussex.
Hilary Havens Hilary Havens is Associate Professor of English and the director of the Digital Humanities program at the University of Tennessee. She is one of the editors of the Maria Edgeworth Letters Project. She is also the author of Revising the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Authorship from Manuscript to Print (CUP, 2019) and the editor of Didactic Novels and British Women's Writing, 1790-1820 (Routledge, 2017). Her edition of Samuel Richardson and Edward Young's correspondence is forthcoming in the Cambridge Edition of the Correspondence of Samuel Richardson, and she is currently editing Frances Burney's Cecilia for CUP.
Chris Hay Chris Hay is Professor of Drama at Flinders University and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Diane K. Jakacki Diane Jakacki is Digital Scholarship Coordinator and associate faculty in Comparative & Digital Humanities at Bucknell University. Dr. Jakacki’s research focuses on digital humanities scholarship and pedagogy, early modern British literature and drama (especially its intersection and enhancements using DH tools and methods). She is principal investigator of the Liberal Arts Based Digital Editions Publishing Cooperative at Bucknell and co-lead of LEAF (the Linked Editing Academic Framework virtual research environment).

In 2022-23 Dr. Jakacki is a Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities at the University of Gulph, and she serves as Executive Board Chair (2023-2025) of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO).

Jamie Kramer Jamie Kramer is completing her Literature PhD at the University of Tennessee. Her research interests include affect theory and eighteenth-century conceptions of sympathy and sensibility, object studies, material culture, and the didactic purpose of the eighteenth-century novel. Her dissertation will focus on material objects in eighteenth-century novel plots that facilitate emotional responses in the character and, by extension, in the reader. She is the recipient of the 2022 SEASECS Graduate Essay Prize for "Seeking Passions from Synthetic Solitude: Visiting the Human and Automaton Hermits of England's Garden Hermitages", which she is currently expanding for publication.
Edgar Lejeune In 2021, Edgar Lejeune received a PhD from the University Paris-Cité (France). He has been a postdoctoral researcher at TEMOS (University of Angers) and is now at the Centre Alexandre-Koyré (CNRS, EHESS, MNHN). His research aims to tell a history of the transformation of textual cultures at the digital age.
Rui Liu Rui Liu is a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Melbourne and an affiliated researcher for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
John Macarthur John Macarthur is Professor in Architecture at the University of Queensland and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
David McMeekin David McMeekin is Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering at Curtin University and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Joanna Mendelssohn Joanna Mendelssohn is an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Justin Munoz Justin Munoz is an independent scholar and former data scientist for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Silvia Piccini Silvia Piccini is a researcher in Computational Lexicography and Terminology. She has contributed to the development of terminological resources in multiple languages and for various specialised domains. Her research interests primarily focus on the formal representation of terminological variation, with a keen focus on both the diachronic axis and cultural dimensions. She has been working also on aspects related to Baltic studies and general linguistics, particularly focusing on the thought and work of Ferdinand de Saussure. Since June 2018, she has been a member of the Cercle Ferdinand de Saussure.
Jacob Pleasants Jacob Pleasants is an Assistant Professor of Science Education at the University of Oklahoma. Through his teaching and research, he works to bring issues that lie at the intersection of science, engineering, technology, and society into STEM education.
James Smithies James Smithies is Professor of Digital Humanities at the Australian National University and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Tyne Daile Sumner Tyne Daile Sumner is an ARC DECRA Fellow at the Australian National University and former Cultural Data Research Fellow for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Céline Thobois-Gupta Céline Thobois-Gupta is a PhD researcher in the Department of Drama at Trinity College Dublin. Her thesis – supervised by Nicholas Johnson and funded by the Irish Research Council – investigates the interactions between the human, technology and the environment in Samuel Beckett’s drama. Her publications have appeared in Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui, Beckett and Technology and Theatre Journal. She is currently co-editing Samuel Beckett and Ecology (Bloomsbury, 2024) and the Anthropocene issue of the Journal of Beckett Studies (Edinburgh University Press, 2024). She co-convenes the Samuel Beckett Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research with Trish McTighe.
Deborah van der Plaat Deborah van der Plaat is a Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Queensland and a Chief Investigator for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.
Rada Varga Rada Varga was born in 1983. She studied ancient history and archaeology at the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, where she also received her PhD in 2012. She is currently a researcher at the same university, working with a focus on Roman provincial archaeology and digital humanities.
Federica Vezzani Frederica Vezzani is Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Terminology and Specialized Translation. She is a member of the ISO/TC 37 Language and Terminology and of the Portuguese mirror committee CT 221 – Terminologia, Língua e Linguagens at the Portuguese Institute for Quality. Her main research interests are terminology, specialised translation, and technical communication. In particular, she focuses on the management of multilingual terminology according to ISO standards, and she has developed the FAIR terminology paradigm for the optimal organisation of findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable terminological data.
Lili Wang Lili Wang is a Professor of English at Harbin Engineering University, China. Her major research interests include Digital Humanities and African American literature. She published Recovery from Trauma: A Study of Black Women’s Trauma in Toni Morrison’s Fiction (2014).
Eliza Alexander Wilcox Eliza Alexander Wilcox is completing their PhD at the University of Tennessee. They study queer femininity and disability in the traditional long eighteenth and nineteenth century archive and in new media representations. Their dissertation will trace the emergence and visibility of queer femmes and queer fem(me)ininity in the long eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Their work on queer femmes, history, and digital adaptations is forthcoming in feral feminisms, the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, and Polygon.
Ivy Zheng Ivy Zheng is an independent scholar and former data engineer for the Australian Cultural Data Engine.