Digital Humanities Specialist
Representing the libraries and working with Price Lab stakeholders, Scott collaborates with Penn faculty, staff, students, librarians, and the international community to facilitate the creation, use and re-use of data in both instructional and research environments. He provides expert advisory services for the creation of digital textual materials, for the management of digital textual projects, and for the form of online publications in order to create effective, innovative, sustainable digital products in support of Penn's mission.
Before coming to Penn, Scott was Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Skidmore College, where he taught courses and mentored research on Digital Humanities and 18th century literature. In addition, Scott has more than 10 years of programming experience. Some of his research involves interpreting the networks produced by topic modeling as well as text mining, archival research, and data visualization. Scott holds a B.A. in English Literature from Texas A&M. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in English Literature from Penn. Scott was the 2010-11 recipient of the Brizdle-Schoenberg Fellowship in the History of Material Texts at Penn Libraries.