Education: D.Phil. Modern History, University of Oxford (England), 2003
M.Sc. History of Science, University of Oxford (England), 1999
A.B. History and Science, Harvard College, 1996
Areas of Research/Artistic Focus: Digital humanities, history of science and technology, scholarly communications, software development
Tom Scheinfeldt is Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Connecticut where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Digital Media & Design and the Department of History. He is also Director of Greenhouse Studios, a transdisciplinary research unit that solves the problems and explores the opportunities of scholarship in the “digital age.” 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. You can follow Tom on Twitter at @foundhistory.
Recent Research Achievements: Grants from: The National Endowment for the Humanities, U.S. Institute of Museums and Library Services, the Library of Congress, the National Archives, and the Sloan, Mellon, and Kress Foundations. Elected Member, American Antiquarian Society. Distinguished Speaker, Organization of American Historians. Editor, with Dan Cohen, “Hacking the Academy” (University of Michigan Press, 2013)