Tom Scheinfeldt

Tom Scheinfeldt

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Tom Scheinfeldt is an associate professor of digital media and design and the director of digital humanities in the Digital Media Center at the University of Connecticut. Formerly managing director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Scheinfeldt has directed several award-winning digital humanities projects, including THATCamp, Omeka, and the September 11 Digital Archive. Trained as a historian of science and a public historian, he has written and lectured extensively about the history of museums and the role of history in culture. Most recently, he contributed to Debates in Digital Humanities (2012) and coedited Hacking the Academy (2013). He blogs about digital humanities and the business of digital humanities at Found History and cohosts the Digital Campus podcast with Dan Cohen, Amanda French, Mills Kelly, and Stephen Robertson. You can also follow him on LinkedIn.

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  • Digital Public History in the Twenty-first Century
  • Looks like the Internet: Networks and the Future of Scholarship
  • No Holds Barred: Advice for Historical Organizations in the Digital Age
  • The New Agora: Digital Media and the Return of Public Humanities