Very 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
Recent and Forthcoming Publications:
- "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
- 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.