Research

Research Interests

Key terms: digitization, visualization, multimodality, critical making, 3D scanning, 3D printing, William Blake Archive, Arduino

Key terms: materiality, letterpress, preservation, cultural heritage, archives, bookbinding, typography, book as artifact, treasure binding

Key terms: fantasy, fairy tales, nonsense verse, feminist theory, interactive children's books, picture books, pop-up, paper engineering, game books, choose your own adventure, touch and feel, gingerbread hornbooks, interactive apps, Disney


Reading List

  • Bode, Katherine, and Paul Longley. Arthur. Advancing Digital Humanities: Research, Methods, Theories. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.
  • Cohen, Daniel J., and Tom Scheinfeldt. Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan, 2013. Print.
  • Gauntlett, David. Making Media Studies: The Creativity Turn in Media and Communications Studies. New York: Peter Lang, 2015. Print.
  • Gold, Matthew K. Debates in the Digital Humanities. Minneapolis: Univ Of Minnesota, 2012. Print.
  • Hoskins, Steve. 3D Printing for Artists, Designers and Makers. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. Print.
  • Jenkins, Henry, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green. Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture. New York: New York UP, 2013. Print.
  • Jones, Steven E. The Emergence of the Digital Humanities. New York: Routledge, 2014. Print.
  • Ridolfo, Jim, and William Hart-Davidson. Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities. Chicago: U of Chicago, 2015. Print.
  • Stanco, Filippo, Sebastiano Battiato, and Giovanni Gallo. Digital Imaging for Cultural Heritage Preservation: Analysis, Restoration, and Reconstruction of Ancient Artworks. Boca Raton, FL: CRC, 2011. Print.
  • Svensson, Patrik, and David Theo Goldberg. Between Humanities and the Digital. Cambridge: MIT, 2015. Print.
  • Terras, Melissa, Julianne Nyhan, and Edward Vanhoutte. Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader. Burlington: Ashgate, 2014. Print.
  • Warwick, Claire, Melissa M. Terras, and Julianne Nyhan. Digital Humanities in Practice. London: Facet in Association with UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, 2012. Print.
  • Avrin, Leila. Scribes, Script, and Books: The Book Arts from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1991. Print.
  • Battles, Matthew. Library: An Unquiet History. New York: W.W. Norton, 2004.
  • Bettley, James. The Art of the Book: From the Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2001. Print.
  • The Book History Reader. Eds. David Finkelstein and Alistair McCleery. New York: Routledge, 2006. Print.
  • Crane, Walter. The Decorative Illustration of Books. London: Studio Editions, 1994.
  • Drucker, Johanna. The Century of Artists' Books. New York: Granary Books, 2004. Print.
  • Finkelstein, David, and Alistair McCleery. An Introduction to Book History. New York: Routledge, 2012. Print.
  • Foot, Mirjam M. The History of Bookbinding as a Mirror of Society. London: The British Library, 1998. Print.
  • Howard, Nicole. The Book: The Life Story of a Technology. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005. Print.
  • Katz, BIll. Dahl's History of the Book. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1995. Print.
  • Manguel, Alberto. A History of Reading. New York: Penguin, 1997.
  • Marks, Philippa J. The British Library Guide to Bookbinding: History and Techniques. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998. Print.
  • Needham, Paul. Twelve Centuries of Bookbindings, 400-1600. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. Print.
  • Suarez, Michael. The Book: A Global History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Print.
  • Bell, Elizabeth, Lynda Haas, and Laura Sells. From Mouse to Mermaid: The Politics of Film, Gender, and Culture. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1995. Print.
  • Brode, Douglas. From Walt to Woodstock: How Disney Created the Counterculture. Austin: U of Texas, 2004. Print.
  • Brode, Douglas. Multiculturalism and the Mouse: Race and Sex in Disney Entertainment. Austin: U of Texas, 2005. Print.
  • Byrne, Eleanor, and Martin McQuillan. Deconstructing Disney. Sterling, Va: Pluto, 1999. Print.
  • Giroux, Henry A. The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999. Print.
  • Nodelman, Perry. Words about Pictures: The Narrative Art of Children's Picture Books. Athens: U of Georgia, 1988. Print.
  • Sammond, Nicholas. Babes in Tomorrowland: Walt Disney and the Making of the American Child, 1930-1960. Durham: Duke UP, 2005. Print.


Current Positions

PhD Candidate in the English department @UF. NEH Summer Scholar 2018. HASTAC Scholar 2016-2018. Guest Editor of Trace: Innovation Initiative. Graduate Student Representative on the Digital Humanities Certificate Committee @UF. Co-instructor of Arduino trainings at the Marston Science Library @UF. Lead Graphic Designer/Technical Editor at The Athena Group, Inc.

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