We have been fortunate to enjoy visits from a growing number of great digital humanities practitioners in recent years.
Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. She is internationally known for her work in the history of graphic design, typography, experimental poetry, fine art, and digital humanities. In addition, she has a reputation as a book artist, and her limited edition works are in special collections and libraries worldwide. Her most recent titles include SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Speculative Computing (Chicago, 2009), and Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide (Pearson, 2008). She is currently working on a database memoire, ALL, and the online Museum of Writing in collaboration with University College London and King’s College.
Allen Riddell is an Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington. His research explores applications of modern statistical methods in the humanities and allied social sciences. His research interests include sociology of literature, publishing history, comparative media studies, library digitization, and text mining. Prior to coming to Indiana University, Riddell was a Neukom Fellow at the Neukom Institute for Computational Sciences and the Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth College.
Marissa Gemma is a graduate student in English at Stanford University. She is also managing editor of Arcade publications.
Historian of science working at the intersection of computational methods and the humanities. He is a Paul Fortier Prize Winner in the Digital Humanities, an executive council member of the Association for Computers and the Humanities, and author of The Historian's Macroscope (Imperial College Press, 2015). He was previously Stanford Library's first data scientist and a research associate at the Huygens Instituut, and has published research in a broad range of disciplines, including folklore, philosophy, information science, history, and archaeology. At Carnegie Mellon University, he split my time between researching, teaching, and directing a faculty grant and graduate fellowship program in the digital humanities.
Martin Mueller is Professor Emeritus of English and classics at Northwestern University and the author of Children of Oedipus and Other Essays on the Imitation of Greek Tragedy 1550-1800 (1980), a monograph on the Iliad (1984), and a variety of essays on the Nachleben of ancient literature, Shakespeare's use of his sources, and the place of literary studies in a professional and technological environment
Nicholas Terpstra is a professor of History at the University of Toronto. He is currently working on expanding a digital map of sixteenth century Florence that has been developed as the DECIMA (Digitally Encoded Census Information and Mapping Archive) project; see Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence: Historical GIS and the Early Modern City (Routledge: 2016). His most recent work looked at historical backgrounds to the refugee crisis: Religious Refugees in the Early Modern World (Cambridge: 2015).