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Scholarly Innovators

DH@UO: Scholarly Innovators

Although the academic program in Digital Humanities is newly forming, members of our community have long been involved in this innovative field. We will continue to add details about ongoing and new projects. If you would like to showcase your work here please get in touch with Heidi Kaufman ( or Rachel Rochester (

Alex Dracobly, Department of History, Senior Instructor











Tara Fickle, Department of English, Assistant Professor










Courtney Floyd, Department of English, PhD Student

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David Hollenberg, Department of Religious Studies, Associate Professor









Ocean Howell, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Assistant Professor

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Heidi Kaufman, Department of English, Associate Professor

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Colin Koopman, Department of Philosophy, Associate Professor











Ryan Light, Department of Sociology, Assistant Professor

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Massimo Lollini, Department of Romance Languages, Professor

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Danielle Mericle, Interim Manager Digital Scholarship Projects; Curator of Photography

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Dina Muhić, Department of English, PhD Candidate

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Brendan O’Kelly, Department of English, Career Instructor

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Elizabeth Raisanen, Clark Honors College, Director of Undergraduate Advising and Instructor of Literature

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Rachel Rochester, Department of English, PhD Candidate

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Daniel Rosenberg, Clark Honors College, Professor

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Debarghya Sanyal, Department of English, PhD Student

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Emily Simnitt, Department of English, Career Instructor

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Parker Smith, Department of English, PhD Student

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Helen Southworth, Clark Honors College, Associate Professor

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Cynthia M. Vakareliyska, Department of Linguistics, Professor

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“Research and Teaching on Medieval Iberian and Sephardic Culture”
David Wacks, Department of Romance Languages, Professor 

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Stephanie Wood, Research Associate at the CEQP, College of Education, and Director of Wired Humanities Projects

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Naomi ZackDepartment of Philosophy, Professor