• School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University
Masters in Information Science with Digital Libraries Emphasis, Summer 2013.
• English Department, University of California at Santa Barbara
M.A. received Fall 2003. Ph.D. granted Summer 2010:
“Monstrously Feminine: The Many Faces of the Hog-Faced Woman.”
Committee: Patricia Fumerton (chair), Robert Erickson, Anita Guerrini
• Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Summers 1997-2001.
• Rice University, Houston, TX. B.A. in Math and English, May 1994.
- HTML, XML, CSS, TEI, MODS, EAD, R, French,
- 123D-Catch, AutoDesk Recap 360, 3D StudioMax, ZBrush for 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Objects
• Digital Humanities Cyberinfrastructure Coordinator, Research Technologies, Indiana University, August 2014-present.
• Graduate Assistant, Science on a Sphere, Advanced Visualization Lab, Indiana University, Fall 2014-present. http://rt.uits.iu.edu/visualization/avl/sos.php
• Research Assistant, Digital Humanities Quarterly, July 2012-present.
• Graduate Assistant, IQ Wall (large display wall), Indiana Digital Library Program, Fall 2012-present. Promote use of the wall to the IU Community via training, outreach, and events.
• Digital Mapping Intern, Digital Library Program, Indiana University. May-July 2012. Assessed strategies for mapping over one hundred years of TEI-encoded issues of The Indiana Magazine of History. Internship blog at http://digitalmappings.wordpress.com/
• Research Assistant, Robotics History: Narratives and Networks, IU, August 2011-May 2012. http://roboticshistory.indiana.edu/
• Learning Specialist, Madisonville Community College, August 2009-present. Taught developmental math and managed self-paced Emporium model lab.
•Interim Project Manager, Implementing New Knowledge Environments, University of Victoria, March 2009-July 2009.
•Teaching, University of California at Santa Barbara. Teaching in the English and Writing Departments, various quarters, 2003-2009.
•Project Manager, Early Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA), UCSB, Part-time July 2003-June 2006; Full-time July 2006-July 2007. http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/ Managed technical issues, content, and workers for NEH funded project.
• Resident Advisor, Education Abroad, UC-London, Fall 2005.
• Research Assistant for Robert Erickson’s “Milton and the Poetics of Ecstasy in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Fiction” in A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel and Culture, ed. Paula Backscheider and Catherine Ingrassia (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2005), pp. 117-39.
• Travel Grant, NOAA Science on a Sphere Workshop, St. Paul, Minnesota, June 2014.
• HASTAC Scholar, 2012-2013
• School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Full Fee Fellowship, August 2011-July 2012.
• Travel Grant to Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Venice, Italy, April 2010.
• Academic Senate Travel Grant; used to attend Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria, Canada, May 26-28 2008.
• Making Publics Travel Grant; used for study at museum in Loosduinen, Holland, Fall 2007.
• Graduate Research Mentorship Award Fellowship Recipient, 2007-2008.
• UCSB Humanities Special Fellowship, 2005-2006.
• UCSB Graduate Student Travel Award; used for study at the Bodleian Library, Oxford University, July 2006.
• Instructional Improvement Grant Recipient; used to create Writing Program Database, Summer 2003 (see below).
• Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, 2001-2002.
• “Broadside Love: Deep Knowledge vs. Computer-aided Digging in the Pepys Archive”; forthcoming in New Technologies and Renaissance Studies, Volume 2, eds. Tassie Gniady, Kristina McAbee, Jessica Murphy, forthcoming from Iter and the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
• “The Pepys Ballad Archive: From Theory to Practice” with Patricia Fumerton, Simone Chess, and Kris McAbee; forthcoming MLA edition, Teaching Early Modern Literature from the Archives.
• “Facsimile Transcriptions of Early Modern Ballads”; Broadside Ballads from the Pepys Edition: A Selection of Texts, Approaches, and Recordings ed. Patricia Fumerton, The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, (2013).
• Essay on Pepys’s “Tragedy” category and a selection of Tragedy ballads, for Broadside Ballads from the Pepys Edition edition.
• “Do You Take This Hog-Faced Woman To Be Your Wedded Wife?” in Ballads and Broadsides in Britain, 1500-1800, eds. Patricia Fumerton and Anita Guerrini, Ashgate Press (2010).
• “Large-Scale Text Analysis with R,” Course at the Humanities Intensive Teaching and Learning Workshop, August 2014.
• Presenter, “Novel Uses of Science on a Sphere,”NOAA Science on a Sphere Workshop, St. Paul, Minnesota, June 2014.
• Co-creator, “Mapping the Winter Olympics: 1924-2014,” Science on a Sphere, February 2014.
• Presenter, “Science on a Sphere,” Center for Excellence of Women in Technology, October 28, 2013.
• Presenter, “Places & Spaces” Exhibit, Makevention, Bloomington, Indiana, August 13, 2013.
• Attendee, THATCamp Feminisms West, Claremont, California, March 15-16, 2013.
• Attendee, Hathi Trust UnCamp, Bloomington, Indiana, September 10-11, 2012.
• Attendee, THATCamp Southeast, Atlanta, Georgia, March 4-6, 2011.
• Presenter, Panel Chair, New Technologies and Renaissance Studies XI: The Proliferation of Sex, Sonnets, and Ballads in Early Modern England, “Broadside Love: Deep Knowledge vs. Computer-aided Digging in the Pepys Archive,” Renaissance Society of America, Venice, Italy, April 8-10, 2010.
• Workshop Participant, Out-of-the-Box Text Analysis for the Digital Humanities, Digital Humanities Institute. University of Victoria. May 26-30, 2008.
• Research Slam Presenter, created the site, “The Structure of a Hog-faced Woman” to interrogate Lévi-Strauss’s structuralist mythemes as applied to different iterations of this story. May 9, 2008.
• Attendee, NEH Digital Directors’ Summit Meeting, Washington, D.C. April 12-13, 2007.
• UC-Santa Barbara Representative, NEH Advocacy Days, Washington, D.C. March 26-27, 2007.
• “Tannakin Skinker Meets Francis Bacon: What Can You Learn From a Hog-faced Woman?” Early Modern Center Brown Bag Talk. December 8, 2006.
• Graduate Affiliate, Making Publics: Media, Markets, and Association in Early Modern Europe, 1500- 1700. May 2006-July 2010. http://makingpublics.mcgill.ca/
• Participant, Digital Humanities Databases Session, Digital Humanities Institute. University of Victoria. June 19-23, 2006.
• Organizer and Presenter, “Do You Take This Hog-Faced Woman As Your Lawful Wedded Wife?” at “Straws in the Wind: Broadsides and Ballads, 1500-1800,” UCSB. Feb. 24-25, 2006.
• Presenter, “Grotesque Women in Early Modern Broadsides” at “‘Still Kissing the Rod?’: Early Modern Women’s Writing in 2005,” St. Hilda’s College, Oxford. July 2-4, 2005.
• Participant, Paleography Seminar, The Huntington Library. January-March 2005.
• Organizer, “Bawdies, Bodies, and Nobodies: Early Modern Women 1500-1800,” UCSB,
February 22-23, 2003. (http://emc.english.ucsb.edu/conferences/2002-2003/confbodies/index.asp). (I also used SQL Server 2000 to design an online submission form, allowing conference participants to register online and conference organizers to vet abstracts online.)
• Leverage R for use in literary studies (upcoming workshops TBA).
• Teach students to use SCALAR publishing platform.
• Create visualizations for large display walls and spherical media.
• Created 3D digital reconstruction of a niobid from Hadrian’s Villa using ZBrush.
• Technical & Project Manager, Early Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA). Summer 2003-Summer 2007. Wrote the first version of this archive using MS SQL2000 and ASP. Helped to write three NEH grants, two of which received funding. Managed undergraduate and graduate researchers on the grant. Represented the project at NEH Advocacy Days, an MLA presentation on digital archives, and visited the British Library for negotiations to expand the project with Director, Patricia Fumerton. http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/
• Site Manager, Early Modern Center, UCSB. Fall 2002-Summer 2007. Implemented and maintained an active web site utilizing SQL Server 2000. http://emc.english.ucsb.edu
• Developer. UCSB Writing Program Resource Database. Summer 2004-Summer 2010. This site contained handouts created by past and present Writing 2 teachers who generously donated their work so that future teachers had models and ideas that they may download and adapt to their classrooms. (Also wrote and received grant to implement this project.)
• Research Assistant for Elizabeth Heckendorn Cook on various scholarly projects. Searched ECCO, constructed power point presentations, created course websites. Winter 2004-2007.
• OCR Scanning and Digital Manipulation for Richard Helgerson’s Joachim Du Bellay: “The Regrets,” with “The Antiquities of Rome,” Three Latin Elegies, and “The Defense and Enrichment of the French Language,” Summer 2003.
PERSONAL RESEARCH SITES:
•”The Facebook Profile Picture Archive,” a collection of facebook profile pictures searchable by demographic data. Interrogates how we use profile pictures to represent ourselves. http://tassieg.org/fbppa2/
• “Poems of Mr. John Milton: Pre-echoes of Paradise Lost” Final Project for S656, “Advanced XML: Electronic Publishing Standards and Systems” using the Cocoon platform to integrate XML-formatted according to TEI with CSS styling. http://chausie.slis.indiana.edu/cocoon/ctgniady/
• Project for Alan Liu’s Literature+ “The Visual Pig” which uses a SQL database to pull up quotations from seven different sources discussing a woman with the face of pig to interrogate the ways in which her body is dissected. Winter 2008.
• Student Representative, Curriculum Steering Committee, SLIS, Indiana University
• Updated and trouble-shot for the English Department’s “Coursebuilder,” a one-off application to build course websites written with an MS SQL2000 backend and ASP frontend, Winters 2007, 2008.
• Troubleshooting for the English Department’s backend, written in MS SQL2000, 2005-2006.
• Updating of the online version of English Department’s Graduate Student Handbook, Fall 2006.
• First Qualifying Exam Mock Examiner, Spring 2003-2008.
• First Qualifying Exam Roundtable Panelist, Spring 2003.
Available upon request.