I list a brief CV below. A more detailed version can be found here.

Current Position

Head, Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio, The University of Iowa Libraries


University of Iowa, Ph.D. in English Literature, “The Usual: Pub Phenomenology in the Works of James Joyce.” Chair: Cheryl Herr. Committee: Mary Lou Emery, John D. Peters, Harry Stecopoulos, and Garrett Stewart. 2010.

University of Virginia, B.A. with distinction in English Literature, Bioethics. 2002.

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. 2000-2001.

Professional Experience

2016-         Adjunct Assistant Professor, Departments of Rhetoric, English, University of Iowa

2012-2014 Co-director, Iowa Digital Engagement and Learning, University of Iowa

2012-2015 Assistant Director of Curriculum Design, Business Communication and Protocol, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa

2011-2014 Lecturer, Rhetoric Department, University of Iowa

2010-2012 Assistant Director, Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa

2010-2011 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Iowa


2017     Review of Digital Humanities, by Anne Burdick, et al. Studies in Late Antiquity. Co-author with Sarah BondVol. 1 No. 1, Spring 2017: 86-89. DOI: 10.1525/sla.2017.1.1.86. Print.

2015     “Archives Alive!: librarian-faculty collaboration and an alternative to the five-page paper.” In the Library with the Lead Pipe. August 26, 2015. Web.

2007     “Austin of the Sun: The North American Joyce Conference, 13-17 June 2007.” James Joyce Quarterly. 44.3 (2008): 438-440. Print.

2006     “Suzanne Day”; “Mary E. Francis (Mary Blundell)”; “Janet McNeill.” Irish Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. 82-84; 124-126; 208-211. Print.

2005     “Introduction: Kämiks.” Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies. 6 Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa 2005. 3-7. Print

Grants and Awards

2015      Honors Award for Campus Support. Honors Program. University of Iowa.

2013      Lane Davis Award for Honors Team-Teaching. Honors Program. University of Iowa.

Invited Talks

2019     Designing across the University: Digital Collaborations with the Library and Beyond. Panel Discussion. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison, WI. April 21.

2018    “Digital Humanities & Social Justice.” With Sarah Bond. Saint Louis University. October 5.

2018     “Drinking with James Joyce.” History at the Grove Series. March 21.

2018     “‘Strong in their lowliness’: everyday people, everyday illustration.” Imagining the Extraordinary: Scientific Illustration from the Renaissance to the Digital Age Symposium. Library of Congress. March 15.

2017     “Digital Humanities and Social Justice.” With Sarah Bond. Princeton University. Princeton, NJ. November 15.

2017     Digital Scholarship and Digital Pedagogy Q&A. Washington and Lee University. Lexington, VA. November 13.

2017     “Digital Humanities and Social Justice.” With Sarah Bond. University of Virginia. Charlottesville, VA. November 10.

2016     “The Local: Mapping Real and Imagined Taverns, Pubs and Breweries from Antiquity to Modernity.” With Sarah Bond. Monmouth College. Monmouth, IL. September 28.

2016     “Preservation, Archiving, and the Role of the Library.” Obermann Center Summer Seminar: Linking the Big Ancient Mediterranean. Iowa City, IA. June 7.

2016          “Piers and Bridges: building things in the humanities.” Craft Critique Culture Conference. Plenary address. Iowa City, IA. April 8.

2016     “Libraries, Archives, and Digital Humanities in the Premodern World.” With Sarah Bond. Fordham University. New York, NY. April 6.

2016     “Meeting Places: maps, manuscripts and making digital humanities collaborative.” With Sarah Bond. Marquette University. Milwaukee, WI. March 31.

2016     “Crowdsourcing transcription and the role of participatory archives in promoting digital scholarship.” Data Culture Speaker Series. Luther College. Decorah, IA. February 11.

2015     “What’s Going on in Engaged Social Innovation?: Experiential Learning.” Innovation Scholarly Interest Group. University of Iowa College of Nursing. Iowa City, IA. December 1.

2015     “Sound, Archives, Community: Iowa Digital Engagement and Learning.” University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI. November 20.

2015     “Participatory Archives: Collections to Classrooms and Communities.” Washington and Lee University. Lexington, VA. September 21.

2015     “Meeting Students Where They Are: Digital Scholarship & Engagement.” University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. August 28.

2015     “Just What is It You Do?” Brown University. Providence, RI. July 30.

2015     “Media, Collections, People.” University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI. June 12.

2014     “Stories of Place.” Honors Primetime Keynote address. University of Iowa. Iowa City, IA. August 18.

2014     “Archives Alive!: Teaching with WWII Correspondence.” Irving B. Weber Days. Iowa City Public Library. Iowa City, IA May 7.

2014     “On Purpose: Teaching the Digital Humanities.” Studio Talk, Digital Studio for the Public Arts and Humanities. University of Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa. February 6.

Conference Activity

2019     “Supporting Student Research ‘Beyond the PDF’: Creating Campus Collaborations that Promote Digital Scholarship.” Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting. St. Louis. March.

2019     Guest Panelist. “Faculty and Librarians in the digital forefront.” The Forum for Classics Libraries and Scholarly Communications (FCLSC) Annual Meeting. Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. January.

2018     “Better Together: Unleashing the Potential of Our Regional Networks.” United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association. Denver, CO. September

2017     “They Live! Fanzines and Digital Access.” With Mark Anderson and Matthew Butler. Digital Library Federation Forum. Pittsburgh, PA.

2017     “Quotidian Reading: Digitally Mapping Literary and Personal Geographies.” With Sarah Bond. Digital Humanities 2017. Montreal, Canada. August.

2015     “The Iowa Studio: Reconceptualizing Support for Digital Scholarship.” Coalition for Networked Information Fall Membership Meeting. Washington D.C. December.

2015     Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science. Chicago, IL. November.

2015     Association of Research Libraries Fall Forum: Research Partnerships in Digital Scholarship for the Humanities and Social Sciences. October.

2015     “DIY History: Participatory Archives at The University of Iowa.” American Association for State and Local History. Louisville, KY. September.

2015     “DIY History: Building Digital Connections between Special Collections and the Undergraduate Classroom.” San Diego, CA. April.

2015     Crowdsourcing Projects from the University of Iowa and the University of Louisville Panel. American Library Association Midwinter Meeting. Chicago, IL. February.

2014     “Archives Alive!: Adding Scalability to Digital Humanities Scholarship, Undergraduate Engagement, and Librarian/Faculty Collaboration.” Coalition for Networked Information Fall Membership Meeting. Washington, D.C. November.

2014     “Archives Alive!: Engaging Undergraduates with a Digital Humanities Crowdsourcing Project.” Digital Pedagogy and the Undergraduate Experience: An Institute. Toronto, OT, Canada. August.

2014     Faculty Institute on Social Entrepreneurship Across the Disciplines. Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, University of Iowa. Las Vegas, NV. May.