I am a PhD student at George Mason University, working on the application of digital technologies to the study of religion in the 19th century.
Oh the places I've seen (or what happens when you're interested in everything). I have my bachelors degree in Philosophy and English from Calvin College and a master of arts in religion degree (concentrated in History of Christianity) from Yale Divinity School. Everything is coming together now with a phd in American History. I am studying religion in the 19th century, focusing on the religious lives of women as a window for understanding the shifts in religious and social imaginary that drive religious innovation. And I want to do this digitally. My current theory is that text mining and deep mapping will be my primary tools in this endeavor.
I am also a GRA at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. I am currently working on the PressForward project, which is working on questions of scholarly publishing and working to create alternative models to the traditional journal. I am part of the hard working team behind digitalhumanitiesnow.org and if you are ever interested in helping us select content for publication, let me know!