Lauren Tilton

Currently Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, Rhetoric and Communications Department, University of Richmond, Co-founder of the Northeastern Public Humanities consortium.  As a student at Yale, she was instrumental in developing the Photogrammar project.  She helped to inaugurate the Northeastern Public Humanities Consortium.  She completed her MA with a concentration in Public Humanities, which included an internship at the National World War II Museum’s Education Department where she did research to help support National History Day.   She is co-author of Humanities Data in R: Exploring Networks, Geospatial Data, Images and Texts (Springer, 2015).  Her scholarship has appeared in journals such as American Quarterly, Archive Journal, Digital Humanities Quarterly, and Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.  Her most recent project, Distant Viewing, focuses on large scale image analysis using computer vision and is funded by an NEH ODH Level II Advancement Grant. She also serves on the Association for Computing in the Humanities (ACH) Executive Council. 

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