Found History is produced by Tom Scheinfeldt, Director-at-Large of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Research Assistant Professor of History in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University.
For more than a decade, Tom has provided strategic vision for CHNM and has directed many of its award-winning digital humanities projects, including THATCamp, Omeka, and the September 11 Digital Archive. In addition to his duties at CHNM, Tom is President of the Corporation for Digital Scholarship, the organization behind Collaborative Storage for Zotero and Omeka.net. 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 many 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, and Mills Kelly. You can follow Tom on Twitter and Linkedin.
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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