Brief Curriculum Vitae for
John M. Unsworth
Vice-Provost for Library and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, Brandeis University (2/15/2012 -)
Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (- 2/10/2012)
- Vice-Provost for Library and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, Brandeis University, 2012 -
- Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (also Professor, Department of English, and Professor, Library Faculty), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003-2012
- Director, Illinois Informatics Institute, 2008-2011
- Associate Professor, Dept. of English, University of Virginia, 1993-2003 (tenured 1996)
- Director, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia, 1993-2003
- Associate Faculty, Multi-Disciplinary Studies Program, North Carolina State University,1992-1993
- Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, North Carolina State University, 1989-1993
- University of Virginia: Ph.D. in English, 1988
- Boston University: M.A. in English, 1982
- Amherst College: B.A. Magna Cum Laude in English, 1981
- "Medievalists as Early Adopters of Information Technology." Introduction to "Selected Proceedings of the "Third International MARGOT Conference, The Digital Middle Ages: Teaching and Research." Digital Medievalist 2011 (forthcoming).
- "Collaborative Research: an interview." Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities. Edited by Marilyn Deegan and Willard McCarty. Ashgate: London, forthcoming.
- "Computational work with very large text collections: Interoperability, Sustainability, and the TEI." Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, Issue 1, June 2011. Selected Papers from the 2008 and 2009 TEI Conferences.
- "Challenges in Educating 21st-Century Information Professionals," Document, Information & Knowledge / Tu Shu Qing Bao Zhi Shi. Wuhan University, 2011.
- University 2.0," in Richard N. Katz, ed., The Tower and The Cloud. EDUCAUSE, 2008.
- "Beyond the ACLS Report: An Interview with John Unsworth," with Kevin Guthrie. Academic Commons, December 2007 (Special Cyberinfrastructure Issue).
- Our Cultural Commonwealth: The report of the American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences, John Unsworth (Commission Chair), with commission members and Marlo Welshons (editor). ACLS: New York, 2006.
- Electronic Textual Editing, co-edited with Lou Burnard and Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe. New York: Modern Language Association, 2006. Supported by the Modern Language Association's Committee on Scholarly Editions and the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. An uncorrected full-text preview version is available free from the TEI website.
- A Companion to Digital Humanities, co-edited with Susan Schreibman and Ray Siemens. New York: Blackwells, 2004. A free full-text version is also available online from the ADHO web site.
- "The Next Wave: Liberation Technology," from The Chronicle of Higher Education's Chronicle Review, January 30, 2004.
Editing and Curating:
- Member, Editorial Board, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2006-present
- Member, Editorial Committee, Literary and Linguistic Computing, 2004-present
- Member, Editorial Board, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: an international journal of theory, research and practice, 2001-present
- Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Electronic Publishing, University of Michigan Press.
- Co-founder and Editor Emeritus, Member, Editorial Board, Postmodern Culture: an electronic journal of interdisciplinary criticism (published by Johns Hopkins University Press): issue editor for issues 1.1, 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 3.3, 4.2, 5.1, 5.3.
- Member, Blake Archive Advisory Board, 1998-present
- Member, Dickinson Editorial Collective Advisory Board, 1998-present
- Member, Romantic Circles Advisory Board, 1997-present
- "Merchants of Light, Depredators and Pioneers," Wisconsin Distinguished Lecture, School of Library and Information Studies, Madison, Wisconsin, November 9, 2011.
- "Datta-Mine-ing," presented at the Digital Humanities Symposium, Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies, University of Texas at Austin, May 27, 2011; also at The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Ottowa, Canada, June 14, 2011; and the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, Toronto, Canada, June 15, 2011.
- "Idiosyncrasy at Scale," presented at the 6th annual International Data Curation Conference, Chicago, IL, December 7, 2010.
- "Current Developments in Digital Library Management and Research" Shanghai Transportation University Library, Shanghai, China, October 15, 2010.
- "Reading at Library Scale: New Methods, Attention Prosthetics, Evidence, and Argument." Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, October 13, 2010.
- Closing Remarks at the final session, 90th anniversary conference, School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, October 10, 2010
- "Challenges in Educating 21st-Century Information Professionals" presented at the 90th Anniversary conference, School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, October 9, 2010.
- Remarks for the opening ceremony presented at the 90th Anniversary conference, School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, October 8, 2010.
- "Current Developments in Digital Library Management and Research" Southwest University Library, Chongqing, China, October 7, 2010.
- "Reading at Library Scale: New Methods, Attention Prosthetics, Evidence, and Argument." Southwest University, Chongqing, China, October 7, 2010.
- "A Brief and Biased History of Digital Humanities," presented as part of a panel on Digital Humanities and Digital Libraries at the annual meeting of the Association of Graduate Schools in Austin, Texas, September 20th, 2010.
- "The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations," part of a panel organized by the Coalition of Humanities and Arts Infrastructures and Networks at DH 2010, King's College, London, July 9, 2010.
- "Why are medievalists early adopters of information technology, and what can others learn from them?", plenary address at the MARGOT conference, Barnard College, New York, NY, June 17, 2010
- "The State of Digital Humanities," plenary address at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria, British Columbia, June 7, 2010
- "Doing Digital Humanities and Doing the Humanities Digitally," University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, June 4, 2010.
- "Reading at Library Scale: New Methods, Attention Prosthetics, Evidence, and Argument." Cyberinfrastructure Days, Notre Dame University, April 29, 2010.
- "Digital Humanities Centers: why do they exist, where did they come from, how have they evolved, and how do they work?" Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, April 6, 2010
- "EVIA and sustainability," Online Humanities Scholarship: The Shape of Things to Come, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, March 27, 2010
- Roundtable participant, "Integrating Digital Humanities into the Curriculum," Digital Humanities @ NCSU, Raleigh, NC, March 2, 2010
- Roundtable participant, "External Funding for Digital Humanities Projects," Digital Humanities @ NCSU, Raleigh, NC, March 2, 2010
- "The State of Digital Humanities, 2010," Digital Humanities @ NCSU, Raleigh, NC, March 1, 2010
- Roundtable participant, "Library and IT Support/Resources for Digital Humanities Projects," Digital Humanities @ NCSU, Raleigh, NC, March 1, 2010
- Panel participant, "iSchools and the DARPA Network Challenge," iConference 2010, Champaign, IL, February 5, 2010
- Chair, IT Governance Committee for the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Appointed by the Interim Provost, November 2011.
- Chair, Committee to Re-design IT Governance for the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Appointed by the interim Provost, June 2011.
- Chair, NCSA Director Evaluation Committee. Appointed by the Vice-Chancellor for Research, October, 2010.
- Member, Council of Deans Ad Hoc Committee on "Academic Structures that Facilitate Innovation.", University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Fall, 2010.
- Chair, Stewarding Excellence Extension Review Committee, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Spring, 2010
- Co-PI, with Michael Keller (University Librarian at Stanford), on a two-year project called "SEASR Services," submitted through Stanford University and involving participants at the University of Maryland (Tanya Clement), Stanford (Franco Moretti, Matt Jockers), George Mason University (Dan Cohen), and the University of Illinois (Ted Underwood, NCSA's Automated Learning Group). Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in September 2010 at $761,000.
- Project Lead for Scholarly Services on the Bamboo Platform, as part of the University of Illinois' contribution to the Bamboo Project. Illinois was funded in September 2010 for about $93,000, as a subaward on a two-year proposal submitted by Berkeley and the University of Chicago to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Co-PI, with Carole Palmer (PI: Allen Renear), "Extending Data Curation to the Humanities: Curriculum Development and Recruiting." IMLS/LB, 2008-2011. $892,028.
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