Project Team

Our editorial team works together to help authors produce high quality tutorials. Please direct correspondence in the first instance to Jeri Wieringa at George Mason Universiy who is the acting commissioning editor. You can follow The Programming Historian on Twitter: @proghist.

Editorial Board

Maria José Afanador-Llach works in the Fundación Histórica Neogranadina, a non-profit organization digitizing endangered colonial archives in Colombia and promoting digital humanities projects.



Antonio Rojas Castro holds a PhD in Humanities from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.



Adam Crymble is a lecturer of digital history at the University of Hertfordshire.



Víctor Gayol is a researcher and professor at El Colegio de Michoacán, A.C. (CPI-CONACYT), México, with a PhD in History.



Fred Gibbs is an assistant professor of history at the University of New Mexico. He is particularly interested in lessons pertaining to digital mapping, data visualization, and web publishing.



Caleb McDaniel is an associate professor of history at Rice University.



Ian Milligan is an assistant professor of history at the University of Waterloo. He is interested in working with authors on topics including: network analysis, text analysis and data mining, as well as intermediate to advanced-level lessons more generally. For planning purposes, Ian will be on parental leave between June and October 2017.



Amanda Visconti is a UX designer/developer & digital humanities assistant professor at Purdue University Libraries. You can follow her @Literature_Geek or read her posts on digital humanities web development and other DH experimentation at LiteratureGeek.com. She is interested in working with authors on topics including: web design and development, server administration, and digital editing; she is also interested in supporting authors who have not previously written documentation or lessons in the PH style. As a PH ombudsperson, you can contact her to discuss any issues or concerns around the PH review and publication process.



Jeri Wieringa is the digital publishing production lead for the George Mason University Libraries and a doctoral candidate in history at George Mason University. She is interested in working with authors on: accessibility and interface design; data visualization; network analysis; text and data mining; workflows; and introductory lessons.



Emeritus Team Members

  • Jeremy Boggs, University of Virginia (2012-2014).
  • Allison Hegel, UCLA (2013-2016).
  • Alan MacEachern, Western University (2008-2013).
  • Miriam Posner, UCLA (2012-2016).
  • Carrie Sanders, UCLA (2013-2014).
  • Evan Taparata, University of Minnesota (2016).
  • William J. Turkel, Western University (2008-2015).

Community Participants

Programming Historian also benefits enormously from the efforts of people who volunteer their time and energy. If you are interested in pitching in, either for a single project or in an ongoing role, please find out how to contribute!

We are especially grateful to the dedicated Programming Historian authors who are not members of the Project Team:

Kellen Kurschinski, Seth Bernstein, James Baker, Amanda Morton, Dennis Tenen, Grant Wythoff, Shawn Graham, Scott Weingart, Jim Clifford, Daniel Macfarlane, Josh MacFadyen, Jon Crump, Vilja Hulden, Marten Düring, Max De Wilde, Ruben Verborgh, Seth van Hooland, Jonathan Reeve, Spencer Roberts, Doug Knox, Heather Froehlich, Laura Turner O’Hara, Matthew Lincoln, Sarah Simpkin, Megan R. Brett, Brandon Walsh, Ted Dawson, M. H. Beals, Elizabeth Venditto, Jacob W. Greene, Jeanette Sewell, Boris Capitanu, Peter Organisciak, Justin Colson, and, hopefully, you! Find out more about becoming an author.

We also thank everyone who has helped to review lessons by reporting issues, fixing errors, or conducting formal peer reviews. At the time of writing, this has included the following people:

Celeste Tưởng Vy Sharpe, Matthew Lincoln, Shawn Graham, Patrik Persson, Daniel van Strien, Andrew Dunning, milaoiva, Amanda Morton, Eira Tansey, Jim Clifford, James Baker, Jonathan Reeve, Jacob W Greene, Luke Bergmann, Kim Pham, John Fink, silviaegt, Patrick Burns, John Levin, bmw9t, Adam Crymble, Evan Taparata, M. H. Beals, Mary Beth Start, Robert Blades, Ian Milligan, John Laudun, Konrad Lawson, Nora McGregor, Dennis Tenen, William J Turkel, Taryn Dewar, Finn Arne Jørgensen, Jeff Bain-Conkin, Nick Pearce, Amanda Visconti, Eli Pousson, Sarah Simpkin, Aurélien Berra, Fred Gibbs, Chris Forster, W. Caleb McDaniel, Nick Ruest, Miriam Posner, Dave Shepard, Thomas J. Duck, Eduardo Sanchez, Spencer Roberts, Sheila Brennan, Sara Palmer, Jeff Veitch, Tim Compeau, Stéfan Sinclair, Catherine DeRose, Jane Winters, Sharon Howard, Nancy Lemay, Ethan Miller, Lisa Spiro, Paige Morgan, Jamie Howe, John Russell, Charlotte Tupman, Erin N. Bush, Derek Price, Michelle Moravec, Ezra Brooks, Russell Alleen-Willems, Brandon Hawk, Guy McClellan, Jonathan Blaney, Tessa C Hausewdell, Jonanna Swafford, Nabeel Siddiqui, Rob Sieczkiewicz, Ben Hurwitz, Patrick Murray-John, Jason Heppler, Will Hanley, Peter Webster, Ryan Cordell, Justin Larsen, Jason Crider, Sean Morey, Léon Robichaud, Adam Dennett, and, hopefully, you! Find out more about how to contribute.

Finally, we’d like to thank those who have been involved in organising, running, leading, or supporting workshops involving the project and Project Team:

  • Anelda van der Walt, Talarify (South Africa)
  • Johann Templehoff, North-West University (South Africa)
  • Niklas Zimmer, University of Cape Town (South Africa)
  • Renate Meyer, University of Cape Town (South Africa)
  • Jane Winters, University of London
  • Jonathan Blaney, University of London
  • Justin Colson, University of Essex
  • Carys Brown, University of Cambridge
  • James Baker, University of Sussex
  • Anouk Lang, University of Edinburgh