- 2013 Ph.D. in History, University of Virginia
- 2007 MA in History, University of Virginia
- 2005 MS in Mathematics, University of Virginia
- 2003 BS in Mathematics and History, College of William & Mary
- Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude with High Honors
- Carnegie Mellon University
- (Courtesy) Assistant Professor of History, 2017-present
- Digital Humanities Specialist, University Libraries, 2016-present
- Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014-16
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2013-14
- Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, 2005-2008
- University of Virginia, 2003-2010
“‘Set Them To the Cyphering Schoole’: Reading, Writing and Arithmetical Education, circa 1540-1700,” Journal of British Studies 56, no. 3 (2017) [forthcoming in July].
“‘Sportes and Pastimes, done by Number’: Mathematical Games in Early Modern England,” in Playthings in Early Modernity: Party Games, Word Games, ed. by Allison Levy (Medieval Institute Press: 2017).
“Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: A Statistical Method for Reconstructing Large Historical Social Networks,” Digital Humanities Quarterly 10, no. 3 (2016) [coauthor].
“Towards Interoperable Network Ontologies for the Digital Humanities,” International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing 10, no. 1 (2016): 22-35. DOI: 10.3366/ijhac.2016.0157 [corresponding coauthor].
Select Other Publications
- “Gender Inclusivity in Six Degrees,” with Scott Weingart, Six Degrees of Francis Bacon blog, January 2016.
- “The Oxinden Cipher,” Folgerpedia.
- “Tales from the Raw NER Data,” Six Degrees of Francis Bacon blog, October-November 2014.
- “Identifying and Referencing Network Data,” Six Degrees of Francis Bacon blog, November 26, 2014.
- “What’s in a Name? The Many Nodes of King James VI and I,” Six Degrees of Francis Bacon blog, September 16, 2014.
Select Grants and Fellowships
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant, coPIs Matt Burton, Matt Lavin, and Scott Weingart, 2017-19
- Project: Digits: a Platform to Facilitate the Production of Digital Scholarship
- NEH-ODH Digital Implementation Grant, PIs Christopher Warren and Daniel Shore, 2016-18
- Project: Six Degrees of Francis Bacon
- XSEDE Research Grant, coPI Christopher Warren, 2016-17
- Project: Six Degrees of Francis Bacon
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Microgrant, coPIs Meaghan Brown and Paige Morgan, 2015-16
- Project: A Text By Any Other Citation: Identifying Early Modern Printed Books
Recent/Upcoming Public Papers and Presentations
- “Materiality of Digital Objects,” with Meaghan Brown, Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference, October xx, 2017
- “Death by Numbers: Bills of Mortality in Early Modern London,” Digital Humanities Annual Meeting, August xx, 2017
- “Exploring How and Why Digital Humanities is Taught in Libraries,” with Brian Croxall and Hannah Rasmussen, Innovations in Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop, Digital Humanities Annual Meeting, August 8, 2017
- “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon,” with Christopher Warren, Daniel Shore, and Scott Weingart, invited talk at Early Modern Digital Agendas: Network Analysis, July 20, 2017
- “Using Databases in Humanities Research: a Roundtable,” Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing Annual Meeting, June xx, 2017
- “DH in the Big Tent,” Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 5, 2017
- “Early Modern Citations at the Intersection of Archives and the Internet,” Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing Annual Meeting, July 19, 2016
- “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: A Project Showcase,” Keystone Digital Humanities Conference, June 23, 2016
- “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: Text Mining, Data Visualization, and the Archive,” Mid-Atlantic Archives Conference, April 15, 2016
- “From Provenance to Scratchwork: Marginalia in Early Modern Arithmetic Textbooks,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, March 31, 2016
- “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: Crowdsourcing and Social Network Analysis,” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, January 9, 2016
- “Roundtable: Computational Methods in Network Analysis,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, November 20, 2015
- “The Materiality of Numbers in Early Modern England,” Pittsburgh Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, November 12, 2015
- American Historical Association
- North American Conference of British Studies
- History of Science Society
- Renaissance Society of America
- Society for the History of Authorshp, Reading, and Publishing
- Council on Library and Information Resources
- Digital Library Federation