I am the Head of Digital Scholarship Services at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Library System. The DSS team supports a wide range of digital and data-intensive research and other scholarly activities, from Digital Humanities project planning to GIS, data management, and digital creation.

Previously I was the Digital Scholarship Librarian in the Research Services department of the UC Riverside Library, where I lead the Digital Scholarship Program team, a cross-departmental working group that supports digital projects at UCR. From 2018-2020 I was the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Social Science Data Curation at the University at Buffalo (SUNY), where I worked with the UB Libraries’ Scholarly Communications team to develop and implement digital scholarship and data management support and programming.

I have a PhD in Classical & Near Eastern Archaeology from Bryn Mawr College, where my dissertation project focused on globalization theory and urban landscapes in Roman-period Turkey. My current research focuses on digital research methodologies and workflows for the humanities and social sciences, as well as best practices for supporting digital publishing and Digital Humanities projects.

Research interests: digital scholarship in academic libraries; critical digital pedagogy; humanities data management; sustaining interdisciplinary communities of practice; accessibility in data visualization and digital projects.

Digital scholarship expertise: data visualization, digital mapping, digital collections management, project management, quantitative text analysis, network analysis, web publishing.

My full CV is linked here.

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