Spencer Keralis

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First name: 
Spencer
Last name: 
Keralis
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Spencer D. C. Keralis is Research Associate Professor and Head for Digital Humanities & Collaborative Programs with the University of North Texas Libraries. He holds a Ph.D. in English & American Literature from New York University.

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Spencer D. C. Keralis is Research Associate Professor and Head of the Digital Humanities and Collaborative Programs Unit with the Public Services Division of the University of North Texas Libraries. He holds a Ph.D. in English & American Literature from New York University.

His research has appeared in Book History, a special issue American Periodicals on children’s periodicals, and in the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) reports The Problem of Data (2012) and Research Data Management: Principles, Practices, and Prospects (2013). Dr. Keralis’s work on labor ethics in digital humanities pedagogy is forthcoming in Disrupting the Digital Humanities, and the Modern Language Association publication Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments.

Dr. Keralis has held a Mellon Fellowship at the Library Company of Philadelphia, a Legacy Fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society, and served as a CLIR Fellow in Academic Libraries with the University of North Texas Libraries.

Dr. Keralis is the principal investigator on the TX-Gender Project, ongoing research which seeks to help libraries offer better service to transgender patrons. Other current projects focus on the uneven implementation of Linked Open Data in digital humanities projects, and on the implications of social media, digital curation, and data management for the future of the humanities. He also continues his research on representations of children and animals in the literary and material culture of the 19th century anglophone Atlantic world.

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