Methods: Computational analysis of data in the humanities.

Interests: How have we/can we engage with data and information in innovative ways.


Publications co-authors Eric Hoyt, Kevin Ponto “Visualizing and Analyzing the Hollywood Screenplay with ScripThreads”DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly (April 2014)

co-authors Catherine DeRose, Fred Boehm, “CompCouture: Literary, Statistical, and Artistic Perspectives on Victorian Novels” Significance.Oxford: Blackwell, Volume 11 Issue 2 (April 2014)

co-author Tim Frandy, “Practice Reflection: ARIS as a situated ethnography tool for folklorists” Journal of American Folklore, Vol 126, No. 499 (Winter 2013), p. 70-78.


Post-Doctoral Fellowship, WID/UW Libraries, University of Wisconsin, Madison, July 2011-May 2014.

Ph.D University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. August 2011.

M.A. First Class with distinction, University of Iceland, Reykjavík 2008.

M.A. University of Wisconsin, Madison, September 2006.

B.A. in Visual and Environmental Studies, magna cum laude, Harvard, Cambridge, MA June 2002.

Selected Press

Nieman Reports “Journalism and Art: Complementary and Collaborative Storytelling” by Michael Blanding. March 28, 2016. “Center awarded $35,000 from Knight-supported INNovation Fund to translate investigative reporting into art, explore new audiences — and profit” by Kate Golden.

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, WID Culture "Through Art, Data Gets Humanized" by Bridget Ryan, Aug 4, 2014.

Significance Magazine "Victorian eyes: Literary, statistical and artistic perspectives on Victorian novels--and Dicken's unfinished murder mystery" Volume 11 issue 2, April 2014

Boston Globe “Brainiac” by Kevin Hartnett “Turning Victorian literature into data into visual art” 2013

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery “'Victorian Eyes' Exhibit Lends New Understanding of Literature” 2013

89.9 WORT, “Perpetual Notion Machine” interview “Victorian Eyes//Quantitative Methods in the Humanities and Arts” Nov 21, 2013