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Digital Humanities Institute

Standing Subcommittees

Curriculum Subcommittee

The Curriculum Subcommittee is composed of representative members of departments which regularly staff courses in the DHI minor, members of the digital humanities minor Academic Advising team, and the DHI director's student assistant who helps create and distribute the list of courses each semester. 

  • Kailan Sindelar, English
    • Curriculum Chair 
  • Maria Angeles Fernandez Cifuente, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Leslie Kaplan, Hicks Honors College
  • David Kersey, Academic Advising
  • Alexandra Lackard, Academic Advising
  • Jacqueline Meier, Anthropology
  • Bridget Rahim-Williams, ORSP
  • Margaret Stewart, Communication
  • Karthikeyan Umpathy, CCEC
  • Lucy Hollins, DHI Student Assistant

Development Subcommittee

The Development Subcommittee is composed of members who will provide faculty with access to grant development for DHI projects and funding sources for on-campus programs and events, such as "Movies on the House" and the annual Digital Projects Showcase.

  • Josh Gellers, Political Science
    • Development Chair
  • Michael Boyles, CIRT
  • Jeff Chamberlain, Dean of Hicks Honors College
  • Nicholas de Villiers, English
  • Paul Eason, Associate Vice-President for Strategic Initiatives
  • Jenni Lieberman, English
  • Phillip Kaplan, History
  • Anne Pfister, Anthropology
  • Dave Wilson, Associate Director of CIRT and Creative Team Lead

Media Lab Subcommittee

The Media Lab Subcommittee is composed of members which can both provide access and supervision of DHI digital equipment and the management of current and future media lab space.

  • Jessica Chandras, Anthropology
    • Media Lab Chair
  • Shelia Goloborotko, Art and Design
  • John Kantner, Associate Provost of Faculty and Research
  • Constanza Lopez, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Jillian Smith, Film 
  • Beryl White-Bing, Library
  • Lucy Hollins, DHI Student Assistant

Outreach Subcommittee

The Outreach Subcommittee is composed of members who create and maintain community partnerships for DHI related community-based projects, including the development and management of the DHI Community Advisory Board.

  • Laura Heffernan, English
    • Outreach Chair
  • Saber Gray, English
  • Andrea Gaytan Cuesta, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Tru Leverette Hall, English
  • Richard Phillips, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
  • Justin Snipes, Center for Community-Based Learning
  • Sericea Stallings-Smith, Associate Professor of Public Health
  • Susan Swiatosz, Head of Special Collections Library

Mentors and Methodologies Subcommittee

The Mentors and Methodologies Subcommittee is composed of members who will provide faculty with technical support in the development of DHI projects, and workshops through the office of Faculty Excellence to enhance DHI projects.

  • Clayton McCarl, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
    • Chair
  • Chris Baynard, Geography and GIS
  • Kally Malcom-Bjorklund, Art and Design
  • Courtenay McLeland, Head of Digital Projects and Preservation Library
  • Gordon Rakita, Anthropology and Vice-President of Faculty Development
  • Andy Rush, CIRT
  • Michael Russo, CIRT