Ph.D., English Language and Literature, University of Virginia, May 2014.
Dissertation: “Transgressive Tunes and the Gendered Music of Victorian Lyric.”
Committee: Herbert Tucker, Andrew Stauffer, and Bruce Holsinger, Fred Maus
M.A., English Language and Literature, University of Virginia, 2011.
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Music and English, Wellesley College, 2006.
Assistant Professor, Department of English, SUNY New Paltz, 2014-Present.
Founder and Director of DASH Lab (Digital Arts, Sciences, and Humanities Lab), SUNY New Paltz, 2014-Present.
Manuscript in Process
Transgressive Tunes: The Politics of Sound in Victorian Poetry.
“Swinburne and the Möbius Strip: Circumvented Circularity in A Century of Roundels.” Victorian Poetry 51.3 (2013).
“In Search of the ‘Lost Chord’: Sounding the Silent Song of Procter’s Poem.” Victorians Institute Journal Digital Annex 40 (2012).
“The Domestic and the Disruptive: A Musical Setting of Tennyson’s Maud.” Victorian Review 38.2 (2012).
“Messy Data and Faulty Tools.” Debates in the Digital Humanities. Minneapolis: Minnesota UP, 2016. (Forthcoming)
“Augmenting Musical Arguments: Interdisciplinary Publishing Platforms and Augmented Notes.” Provoke!: Digital Sound Studies. Durham: Duke UP, 2015. (Forthcoming)
Book Review and Digital Publications
Review of Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg, The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel. Studies in the Novel 48.1 (2016). (Forthcoming)
“Topic Modeling Assignment.” Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments. MLA Commons, 2015. (Forthcoming)
“Problems with the Syuzhet Package,” Selected as Editors’ Choice, Digital Humanities Now, March 3, 2015. http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/2015/03/editors-choice-problems-with-the-syuzhet-package/
“Preparing for Launch: Avoiding Browser Hell with BrowserStack.” Guest post for ProfHacker (blog of The Chronicle). April 9, 2013. 8:00am. http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/preparing-for-launch-avoiding-browser-hell-with-browserstack/48341
“Crowdsourcing individual interpretations: Between microtasking and macrotasking.” Brandon Walsh, Claire Maiers, Gwen Nally, Jeremy Boggs, and the Praxis Program Team. Literary and Linguistic Computing (2014).
“Sounding Poetry”: A digital tool for detecting patterns in sound recordings of poetry. 2015-Present.
“Songs of the Victorians”: A digital archive and analysis of musical settings of Victorian poems. Developer and Designer. 2010-Present. http://www.songsofthevictorians.com/
“Augmented Notes”: A digital tool that facilitates interdisciplinary music and literature scholarship. Developer and Designer. 2012-Present. http://www.augmentednotes.com/
“Prism”: A tool for crowdsourcing interpretation and aesthetic provocation. Lead Developer. Created with Praxis team in Scholars’ Lab. 2011-2012. http://prism.scholarslab.org/
AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
2015 Tools of Engagement Project Fellow, SUNY.
2015 SUNY New Paltz Grant for DASH Lab.
2014 Edgar F. Shannon Award, University of Virginia.
2014 Young Scholars Travel Bursary, ADHO.
2013 Horton-Hallowell Fellow, Wellesley College.
2013, 2011 Huskey Travel Award Recipient, University of Virginia.
2012 Scholars’ Lab Fellow, University of Virginia.
2011-2013 Summer Research Funding Recipient, University of Virginia.
2011-2013 NAVSA Travel Grant Recipient.
2011-2012 Praxis Fellow, University of Virginia.
2011-2012 Buckner W. Clay Endowment Fellow, University of Virginia.
2010-2012 NINES Fellow, University of Virginia.
2011 DHSI Participant, University of Victoria, B.C.
2011 NINES DHSI Scholar, University of Virginia.
INVITED KEYNOTE TALKS
“Teaching Literature Through Technology: Sherlock Holmes and Digital Humanities.” New York College English Association (Hilbert College), Oct. 2015. (Scheduled)
“Literature and Laptops: Victorian Songs and Sherlock Holmes,” Center for Digital Humanities (Princeton University), Nov. 2015.
“From the Parlor to the Laptop: Victorian Lyrics and Digital Tools,” Music Library (University of Connecticut, Storrs), Feb. 2014.
“From the Parlor to the Laptop: Victorian Lyrics and Digital Tools,” Digital Humanities Center (Columbia University, New York City), Sept. 2013.
“Victorian Songs and Digital Tools: Facilitating Sound Studies Scholarship,” Scholars’ Lab
(University of Virginia, Charlottesville), April 2013. http://tinyurl.com/scholarslabtalk.
“Digital Humanities Roundtable,” Panelist (Rice University), March 2013. http://tinyurl.com/ricepanel
“Gendered Song: Christina Rossetti’s Musical Meters,” Modern Language Association (Houston), Jan. 2016. (Scheduled)
“Songs of the Victorians: A Digital Edition of Nineteenth-Century British Songs.” Max Reger Institute (Karlsruhe, Germany), Sept. 2015.
“Sherlock Holmes in the 21st Century Digital Humanities Classroom,” North American Victorian Studies Association (Honolulu, Hawaii), July 2015.
“‘Songs of the Victorians’: Preserving ‘The Lost Chord’ of Women’s Music,” Digital Diversity 2015 (Edmonton, Canada), May 2015.
“Defying Genre and Gender Boundaries: Michael Field’s Literary ‘Songs,’” North American Victorian Studies Association (Western University, London, Ontario), November 2014.
“Integrating Score and Sound: ‘Augmented Notes’ and the Advent of Interdisciplinary Publishing Frameworks,” DH2014 (Lausanne, Switzerland), July 2014.
“Digital Archives and the Music of Victorian Poetry,” Modern Language Association (Chicago), Jan. 2014.
“Printed Music as Sapphic Song: Amy Levy’s ‘To Sylvia,’” North American Victorian Studies Association (University of Southern California, Pasadena), Oct. 2013.
“Subversive Singing: Role Reversals in Caroline Norton’s ‘Juanita,’” Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Cardiff University, Cardiff), June 2013.
“Musical Misreadings in Browning’s ‘A Toccata of Galuppi’s,’” North American Victorian Studies Association (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice), June 2013.
“Forms of Subversion in Christina Rossetti’s Literary Songs,” Victorian Poetry Conference, (West Virginia University, Morgantown), April 2013.
“Subversive Singing: Role Reversals in Caroline Norton’s ‘Juanita,’” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (University of Virginia, Charlottesville), March 2013.
“Rebooting Graduate Training: Collaboration, Computing, and the New Thesis,” Roundtable participant, Modern Language Association (Boston), Jan. 2013.
“In Search of the ‘Lost Chord’: Sounding the Silent Song of Procter’s Poem,” Victorians Institute Conference (Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond), Oct. 2012.
“A Network of Musical Allusions: Reclaiming the Lost Chords of Victorian Poetry,” North American Victorian Studies Association (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison), Sept. 2012.
“Victorian Songs and Digital Tools: Musical Settings of Victorian Poems,” Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada (University of Victoria, Victoria), April 2012.
“Victorian Songs and Digital Tools: Musical Settings of Tennyson’s Maud,” North American Victorian Studies Association (Vanderbilt University, Nashville), Nov. 2011.
“Glass Houses: Windows and Desire in Bleak House,” Victorians Institute Conference (Coastal Carolina University, Myrtle Beach), Oct. 2011.
“Swinburne and the Möbius Strip: Circumvented Circularity in A Century of Roundels,” Victorians Institute Conference (University of Virginia, Charlottesville), Oct. 2010.
“Born Digital: From Archives to Maps,” Honors Center (SUNY New Paltz), Dec. 2014.
“Digital History: Archives, Mapping, and Visualizations,” History Department (SUNY New Paltz), Oct. 2014.
“Digital Humanities in English Departments: Beyond the Boundary of the Book,” Honors College (SUNY New Paltz), Sept. 2014.
Nov. 2015 “Interdisciplinary Music and Text Scholarship with Augmented Notes,” Princeton University.
Oct. 2015 “Narrative Maps,” SUNY New Paltz.
June 2015 “Introduction to Mapping and Omeka,” St. Thomas University.
Sept. 2014 “Digital Pedagogy for the Digital Age,” SUNY New Paltz,
Feb. 2014 “Intro to Creating an Interactive Multimedia Site with Augmented Notes,” University of Connecticut.
Sept. 2013 “Building Interactive Scores with Augmented Notes,” Columbia University.
Sept. 2013 Coach, Rails Girls Digital Humanities, George Mason University.
SUNY New Paltz, Department of English (teaching portfolio available upon request):
“Victorian Women Writers,” Spring 2016.
“Victorian Literature and Culture in Crisis,” Spring 2015.
“Virtually London: Literature and Laptops,” Fall 2015.
University of Virginia, Department of English:
“From Page to Screen: Nineteenth-Century Literary Adaptations,” Instructor, Spring 2014.
“Poetry and Music,” Instructor, Fall 2012, Fall 2013.
“Folk Protest Music” (composition), Instructor, 2010-2011, Spring 2012.
“History of English Literature III” (Wilde to present), Teaching Assistant, Fall 2011.
“History of English Literature II” (Milton to Wilde), Teaching Assistant, Spring 2010.
“Academic and Professional Writing” (composition), Teaching Assistant, Fall 2009.
Introduction to Digital Humanities
Programming for Humanists
Nineteenth-Century Digital Studies
Victorian and Romantic poetry, Victorian women writers, fin de siècle writers
Nineteenth century literature and historical/cultural contexts
Lyric poetry from the middle ages to the present
2015-Present Advisory Board Member, VizText.
2014-Present Advisory Board Member, Music Scholarship Online (MuSO).
2015 Chair, “Victorians in the World of Modern Technology,” NAVSA 2015. Honolulu, Hawaii.
2013 Chair, “The Evidence of Women: Performance, Poetry, and the Printing Press,” NAVSA, Pasadena, CA.
Service to Publishers and Organizations
2014 Reviewer of article for American Music Quarterly.
2014 Reviewer of submissions for Digital Humanities Conference.
2015-Present Director, DASH Lab, SUNY New Paltz.
2015-Present Member, Tenure and Promotion Committee, SUNY New Paltz.
2014-Present President and Founder, Digital Scholarship Working Group, SUNY New Paltz.
2014-2015 Member, Technology Committee, SUNY New Paltz.
2014-Present Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations.
2011-Present North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA),
2008-Present Modern Language Association.
2006-Present Phi Beta Kappa.
DIGITAL HUMANITIES SKILLS
Herbert Tucker, John C. Coleman Professor of English, University of Virginia
Bethany Nowviskie, Director of Digital Research & Scholarship, University of Virginia
Meredith Martin, Associate Professor of English, Princeton University
Natalie Houston, Associate Professor of English, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Alison Chapman, Associate Professor of English, University of Victoria
Phyllis Weliver, Associate Professor of English, Saint Louis University