People

Matthew L. Jockers is the Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean for Research and Partnerships in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska. He is a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and a faculty affiliate in the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior (CB3). Jockers books include Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History (UIUC Press 2013), Text Analysis with R for Students of Literature (Spring 2014) and, with Jodie Archer, The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel (St. Martins 2016).

Gabi Kirilloff is a 5th year PhD student interested in the digital humanities, new media studies, and early twentieth-century American literature. She has worked for several digital projects including the William Blake Archive, the Willa Cather Archive, and the Walt Whitman Archive. In addition to her work on archival projects, Gabi has also worked on several large scale text analysis projects. Her dissertation uses computational tools to study the rhetorical uses of reader address in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century novel.

Rosamond Thalken is a first year M.A. student focusing on digital literary analysis, gender studies, and new media studies. She received her B.A. from the University of Nebraska with majors in English and Film Studies and a minor in Digital Humanities. She helped develop the early stages of a digital archive devoted to Victorian author George Eliot and digitize the George Eliot Review literary journal. Rosamond also serves as a coordinator for the Writing Lincoln Initiative, an organization which provides individual and classroom based writing support to at-risk youth.

Jonathan Cheng is a 4th year PhD student interested in digital humanities, Victorian science, and nineteenth-century British literature. He has worked for the Walt Whitman Archive digitizing his marginalia. In terms of digital text analysis, he uses computational tools to study the rhetoric of Victorian scientists and unreliable narrators.