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David Birnbaum (University of Pittsburgh)

is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh. Birnbaum teaches Computing in the Humanities and travels the gloabe as an expert in electronic text processing. 
David is teaching Using the Command Line: Computational Digital Humanities Boot Camp.

Susan Brown (University of Guelph)

is Professor of English and Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Digital Scholarship at the University of Guelph, and Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta. She researches Victorian literature, women’s writing, and digital humanities.
Susan is teaching Getting Going with Scholarship Online: An introduction to CWRC for projects and individual scholars. 

Benjamin Carter (Muhlenberg College)

is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. 
Benjamin is teaching Opening Geospatial Humanities: Methods and Practises. 

Sonia Chaidez (Whittier College)

is the Instructional Media Design Coordinator at Whittier College's Digital Liberal Arts Center. She teaches digital storytelling as a pedagogical tool to engage students in higher order thinking, deep learning and to build digital literacy skills. 
Sonia is teaching Digital Storytelling for Humanists.

Lucia Costanzo (University of Guelph Library)

is an analyst on the Research & Scholarship team at the University of Guelph Library. She provides support with data creation/collection, data cleaning, and data analysis.
Lucia is teaching Tell Stories with Data.

Lisa Cox (University of Guelph)

is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. Lisa's academic research focuses on the history of epidemeology.
Lisa is teaching Omeka Workshop.

Constance Crompton (University of Ottawa)

is an Assistant Professor of Communication in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Ottawa. Constance is a digital humanities scholar with interests in linked data, data modelling, code as a representational medium, queer history, and Victorian popular culture. She also co-directs the Lesbain and Gay Liberation in Canada project.
Constance is teaching Introduction to Text Encoding.

Adam Doan (University of Guelph Library)

is a developer in the Research & Scholarship team in the University of Guelph Library. He has worked on the Dear Diary Archive and the Scottish Chapbooks Project.
Adam is teaching Tell Stories with Data.

Laura Estill (Texas A&M University)

is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Texas A&M University. She specializes in digital humanities, early modern studies, and the history of the book and textual studies.
Laura is teaching Planning, Maintaining, and/or Revitalizing Digital Projects.

John Fink (McMaster University)

is the Digital Scholarship Librarian at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship at McMaster University.
John is teaching Making at the Intersection.

Mark Graves (University of Notre Dame)

is Visiting Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing working at the intersection of articial intelligence (AI), psychology, and moral theology using natural language processing and other AI techniques to build a deeper understanding of human morality and investigating how that understanding may help meet ethical needs in emerging AI technologies.
Mark is teaching Semantic Text Analysis.

Liz Grumbach (Arizona State University)

is the Nexus Lab Project Manager at the Institute Humanities Research at Arizona State University.
Liz is teaching Planning, Maintaining, and/or Revitalizing Digital Projects.

Neha Gupta (University of Newfoundland)

is a Fellow at the THINC Lab, University of Guelph. Her research programme addresses geospatial and digital methods in post-colonial and indigenous archaeology."
Neha is teaching Opening Geospatial Humanities: Methods and Practice.

Diane Jakacki (Bucknell University)

is a Digital Scholarship Coordinator at Bucknell University. Her research interests include early modern drama, literature and popular culture, and digital humanities and pedagogy. Her most recent research involves mapping and visualization of sixteenth-century touring theatre troupes throughout England.
Diane is teaching "TEI in the Trenches: Encoding, Publishing, and Analyzing Digital Editions."

Gabrielle Keane (University of Pittsburgh)

is a student at the University of Pittsburgh, working with David Birnbaum.
Gabi is teaching Using the Command Line: Computational Digital Humanities Boot Camp.

Laura Mandell (Texas A&M University)

is a Professor in the English Department at Texas A&M University. Her research interests are in digital humanities, eighteenth-century literature, and British Romanitc literature.
Laura is teaching "TEI in the Trenches: Encoding, Publishing, and Analyzing Digital Editions."

Kim Martin (University of Guelph)

is the Michael Ridley Postdoctoral Fellow with the Library and the College of Arts at the University of Guelph. Her current research investigates the role of gender in digital humanities centres and makerspaces.
Kim is teaching Making at the Intersection.

Jennifer Marvin (University of Guelph Library)

is a Research and Scholarship librarian at the University of Guelph. She works in the Data Resource Centre (DRC) of the library, and specializes in data visualization.
Jennifer is teaching Tell Stories With Data.

Melissa McAfee (University of Guelph Library)

is a Special Collections Librarian at the University of Guelph. She is, with Andrew Ross, Project Director of the Scottish Chapbooks Project, an Omeka-based digital archive of some six hundred 19th-century Scottish chapbooks from the University of Guelph collection.
Melissa is teaching Omeka Workshop.

Melanie Parlett-Stewart (University of Guelph Library)

is the Digital Media Librarian at the University of Guelph.
Melanie is teaching Digital Storytelling for Humanists.

Liviu Pop (Folklore Archive of the Romanian Academy)

is a researcher at the Folklore Archive of the Romanian Academy.
Liviu is teaching Making at the Intersection.

Markus Wust (North Carolina State University Libraries)

is Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian. Besides his work on issues related to digital collections and digital curation, he is also interested in the digital humanities, digital publishing, and the application of mobile technologies to libraries, archives, and higher education.

Markus is teaching Introduction to Augmened Reality.