Faculty & Staff

Mark Sample

Mark Sample
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

I am a literary scholar whose study of recent American fiction led him to the digital world, where contemporary artists and writers are on the vanguard of experimental literature. My teaching and research has evolved to include software studies, video games, and other forms of algorithmic culture.

Anelise Shrout

Anelise Shrout
Ph.D. New York University

My research and teaching interests include antebellum American and Atlantic history, popular political culture, and transnational philanthropy. As the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Studies, I am pursuing research and teaching related to mapping, data, and environmental studies.

Elizabeth White
Administrative Assistant
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