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Tom Scheinfeldt

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Tom Scheinfeldt

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Tom Scheinfeldt

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Position(s) at CHNM

Managing Director, September 11 Digital Archive
Assistant Director
NEH Postdoctoral Fellow
Managing Director

Began at CHNM




Where are they now?

Storrs, Connecticut

Current Position

Associate Professor of Digital Media and Design
Director of Digital Humanities in the Digital Media Center at the University of Connecticut

Biographical Text

Tom Scheinfeldt is the Associate Professor of Digital Media and Design and Director of Digital Humanities in the Digital Media Center at the University of Connecticut. Formerly Managing Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Tom has directed several award-winning digital humanities projects, including THATCamp, Omeka, and the September 11 Digital Archive. Trained as an historian of science and public historian with a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and master’s and doctoral degrees from Oxford, Tom has written and lectured extensively about the history of museums and the role of history in culture. Among his publications, Tom is a recent contributor to Debates in Digital Humanities (University of Minnesota Press) and co-editor of Hacking the Academy (University of Michigan Press). Tom blogs about digital humanities and the business of digital humanities at Found History and co-hosts the Digital Campus podcast will his colleagues Dan Cohen, Amanda French, Mills Kelly, and Stephen Robertson. You can follow Tom on Twitter (@foundhistory) and LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/in/tomscheinfeldt/). Born in Hartford and raised in Worcester, MA, Tom has returned to his New England roots to live full-time with his wife and two sons in Connecticut.




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