Our list of specialists will grow as we receive proposals and evaluate the needs of potential projects, so check back, especially as we move into the new year. These are those who have confirmed.
Dr. Raymond Siemens is Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria, in English with cross appointment in Computer Science.
Siemens is also Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London, and in 2014, he is Visiting Professor at U Passau, U Western Sydney, and U Tokyo.
Dr. Lynne Siemens is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria.
Her research is varied and crosses disciplinary lines with a focus on knowledge transfer and mobilization at individual, organizational and community levels. Dr. Siemens is focused on economic and community development in rural areas with a specific focus on ways that rural small businesses and entrepreneurs address the opportunities and challenges that exist by virtue of their geographic location.
John Unsworth is Vice-Provost for Library and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Brandeis University, where he is also University Librarian and Professor of English. In August of 2013, he was appointed by President Obama to serve on the National Humanities Council. He has published widely on the topic of electronic scholarship, as well as co-directing one of nine national partnerships in the Library of Congress’s National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program