Guest Speaker

Guest speakers for DHi's Speaker Series

Mary Corbin Sies, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park

Mary Corbin Sies is an Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, and an Affiliate of the Women's Studies Department, the African American Studies Department, the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, and the Consortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity.

Ray Siemens, Ph.D.

Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing & Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Victoria, English and Computer Science

Dr. Ray Siemens is Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria, in English and Computer Science. He is founding editor of the electronic scholarly journal Early Modern Literary Studies.

Daniel Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Digital Learning & Research, Occidental College

As the Director of the Center for Digital Learning + Research at Occidental College, Daniel Chamberlain teaches courses on urbanism and emergent media, and leads efforts to advance digital scholarship across disciplines at the College. In addition to his own teaching and research, Daniel works with faculty to explore new ways of teaching with media technologies in and out of the classroom, to consider how their research and publication strategies might benefit from networked collaboration and open access platforms, and to partner with colleagues and projects at other institutions.

Kristen Nawrotzki, Ph.D.

Lecturer, University of Education, Heidelberg, Germany

Dr. Kristen Nawrotzki teaches at the University of Education in Heidelberg, Germany and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Early Childhood Research Centre at the University of Roehampton in London, UK. Her research and publications focus on ideologies of motherhood and of childhood, early education, parent/school relations, related social policies in the 19th-21st centuries, especially in the UK, USA, and Germany. She is co-editor with Jack Dougherty of Writing History in the Digital Age.

Jack Dougherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director of Educational Studies Program, Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project, Trinity College

Jack Dougherty's teaching and research draw connections between educational history, policy, and practice in U.S. cities and suburbs. He received his B.A. in philosophy from Swarthmore College, taught high school social studies in Newark, New Jersey, then earned his Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read more on his personal website.

Siobhan Senier, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English, Faculty Fellow, Sustainability Academy, University of New Hampshire

Siobhan Senier, of the University of New Hampshire, is Associate Professor of English, a Faculty Fellow in the Sustainability Institute, and current holder of the James H. and Claire Short Hayes Chair in the Humanities. She is the author of Voices of American Indian Assimilation and Resistance, and of articles in American Literature, MELUS, New England Quarterly, and other journals. Her anthology, Dawnland Voices: Writing of Indigenous New England, is forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press; and the basis for the website, Writing of Indigenous New England.

Elaine Sullivan, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Elaine Sullivan is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA. She acts as project coordinator for the Digital Karnak Project, a multi-phased 3D virtual reality model of the famous ancient Egyptian temple complex of Karnak.