Leadership

HASTAC is led by a dynamic Steering Committee consisting of innovators from a variety of disciplines. The Steering Committee drives HASTAC intellectually, diversifies its initiatives, provides a foundation for the dynamic HASTAC Scholars community, and supports events and initiatives including the annual HASTAC conference. 

This page lists our current leaders as well as previous leadership

2021 Leaders

Executive Board:
Anne Balsamo, Dean, School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication, University of Texas at Dallas
Simone Browne, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin
Daniel Chamberlain, Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies, Dartmouth College
Cathy Davidson, Co-Founding Director of HASTAC (2002-2017) and, currently, HASTAC Co-Director. Distinguished Professor of English and Founding Director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and Ruth F. DeVarney Distinguished Professor Emerita at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (ICHASS), Research Professor Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Caitlin Fisher, Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture; Director, Augmented Reality Lab; Associate Professor of Film, York University
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Daniel Herwitz, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor, Comparative Literature, Philosophy, History of Art, University of Michigan
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in the English Department and Faculty Fellow for Interdisciplinary Development in the Division of Research, Wayne State University
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Director of the Cornell Council for the Arts, Curator of The Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, Cornell University
Jentery Sayers, Assistant Professor, English, University of Victoria
Jacqueline Wernimont, Co-Director of HASTAC, Founding Co-Director of HSCollab, Director of Nexus Digital Research Co-op, and Assistant Professor of English at Arizona State University
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington

Steering Committee: (three-year terms, elected)

Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies and the program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University
Fiona Barnett, Director Emerita of HASTAC Scholars and Ph.D. Candidate at Duke University
Jennifer Byron, Communications and Digital Content Development Intern, Nexus Digital Research co-op, Spanish Literature and Culture Ph.D. Candidate, Arizona State University (HASTAC Scholars Representative)
Julian Chambliss, Professor of English, Core Faculty in Critical Diversity in a Digital Age initiative, Michigan State University
Anita Say Chan, Associate Professor of Communication, Department of Media and Cinema Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Georgetown University
The Colored Conventions Project Team, represented by Jim Casey, English Ph.D. Candidate, and Gabrielle Foreman, Ned B. Allen Professor of English, Professor of History and Black American Studies, University of Delaware
Anne Cong-Huyen, Associate Librarian for Digital Pedagogy, University of Michigan Libraries
Tressie McMillan Cottom, UNC School of Information and Library Science; Senior Faculty Researcher, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
T.L. Cowan, Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Department of Arts, Culture and Media, Faculty of Information (ischool), University of Toronto
Alex Gil, Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Humanities and History Division, Columbia University
Sheryl Grant, Director of Research, Community Success Institute
Bruce Janz, Professor of Humanities, Department of Philosophy, University of Central Florida
Elizabeth LaPensée, Assistant Professor of Media & Information and Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures, Michigan State University
Purdom Lindblad, Assistant Director of Innovation and Learning, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland
Marisa Parham, Professor of English, Amherst College, Director, Immersive Reality Lab for the Humanities
Miriam Posner, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Studies,University of California, Los Angeles
Karyn Recollet, Faculty Member, Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto
Dean Rehberger, Director of MATRIX Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, Michigan State University
Anastasia Salter, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, University of Central Florida
Danica Savonick, English Ph.D. Candidate, The Graduate Center, City University of New York [Assistant Professor of English, SUNY Cortland]
Michael Simeone, Assistant Research Professor, Arizona State University
Victoria Szabo, Associate Research Professor, Visual and Media Studies and Director, Digital Humanities Initiative at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University
T.L. Taylor, Associate Professor of Comparative Media Studies, MIT
Kalle Westerling, Co-Director of HASTAC Scholars and Futures Initiative Fellow at the Graduate Center, CUNY
Zac Zimmer, Assistant Professor of Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

Council of Advisors:
Rachel Arteaga, Assistant Director, Simpson Center for the Humanities and Associate Program Director, Reimagining the Humanities Ph.D. and Reaching New Publics, University of Washington
Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
John Seely Brown, Visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC), and Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge
Dixie Ching , Ph.D. Student, Educational Communication and Technology, New York University
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor and chair of the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Allison Clark, Founder and Director of AMedia1.com, LLC
Dan Cohen, Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America
Sharon Daniel, Professor of Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Jade Davis, HASTAC Scholars representative from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Jorge Duran, Chief of Office of Science, Technology, and Innovation; Department of Economic Development, Trade, and Tourism; Organization of American States (OAS)
Mary Flanagan, Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professorship in Digital Humanities, Dartmouth College
Matt Gold, Director, CUNY Academic Commons; Associate Professor of English and Digital Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center
Geraldine Heng, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Medieval Studies, and Perceval Fellow in Medieval Culture at the University of Texas at Austin
Adeline Koh, Director of the Digital Humanities Center and Associate Professor of Literature, Stockton College
Elizabeth Losh, Director of Academic Programs, Sixth College, University of California, San Diego
Tom MacCalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Richard Marciano, Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, Director, Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC)
Mark C. Marino, Associate Professor of Writing, University of Southern California
Terry Mills, Dean of Research, Morehouse College
Nick Montfort, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lisa Nakamura, Professor of American Cultures and Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Alondra Nelson, Associate Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
Mark Olson, Assistant Professor of Visual & Media Studies, Duke University and former HASTAC Director of New Media
David Palumbo-Liu, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor and Professor and Director of Comparative Literature, Stanford University
Joyce Rudinsky, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-CH, and Domain Scientist for Digital Arts and Humanities at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
Nishant Shah, Director – Research, Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, and Knowledge Partner, Hivos, Netherlands
Patrik Svensson, Professor in the Humanities and Information Technology and Director of HUMlab, Umeå University
Brendesha Tynes, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Southern California
S. Craig Watkins, Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, Sociology, and the Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Paul Wouters, Director of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies and professor of Scientometrics at Leiden University


2013-2014 Leaders

Executive Board:
Anne Balsamo, Dean, School of Media Studies, New School of Public Engagement, The New School
Cathy Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (ICHASS), Research Professor Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Daniel Herwitz, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor, Comparative Literature, Philosophy, History of Art, University of Michigan
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in the English Department and Faculty Fellow for Interdiscipinary Development in the Division of Research, Wayne State University
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Director of the Society for the Humanities, Curator of The Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, Cornell University
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington

Steering Committee: (three-year terms, elected)
Simone Browne (’08 and renewed in ’11), Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin
Dixie Ching (’10, renewed ’13), HASTAC Scholars representative from New York University (two-year term)
Daniel Chamberlain (’11), Director, Center for Digital Learning and Research, Occidental College
Jade Davis (’11), HASTAC Scholars representative from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (two-year term)
Jorge Duran (’13), Chief of Office of Science, Technology, and Innovation; Department of Economic Development, Trade, and Tourism; Organization of American States (OAS)
Caitlin Fisher (’10, renewed ’13), Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture; Director, Augmented Reality Lab; Associate Professor of Film, York University
Mary Flanagan (’11), Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professorship in Digital Humanities, Dartmouth College
Matt Gold (’13), Director, CUNY Academic Commons; Associate Professor, New York City College of Technology (English) and CUNY Graduate Center
Adeline Koh (’13), Director of the Digital Humanities Center and Associate Professor of Literature, Stockton College
Elizabeth Losh (’11), Director of Academic Programs, Sixth College, University of California, San Diego
Richard Marciano (’13), Professor, School of Information and Library Science and Affiliated Professor, American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill; Director, Sustainable Archives & Leveraging Technologies group (SALT)
Mark C. Marino (’13), Associate Professor of Writing, University of Southern California
Lisa Nakamura (’11), Professor of American Culures and Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Alondra Nelson (’13), Associate Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
David Palumbo-Liu (’13), Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor and Professor and Director of Comparative Literature, Stanford University
Joyce Rudinsky (’09, renewed ’12), Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-CH, and Domain Scientist for Digital Arts and Humanities at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
Jentery Sayers (’11), Assistant Professor, English, University of Victoria
Nishant Shah (’11), Director – Research, Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, and Knowledge Partner, Hivos, Netherlands
S. Craig Watkins (’10, renewed ’13), Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, Sociology, and the Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Council of Advisors:

Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
John Seely Brown, Visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC), and Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor and chair of the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Allison Clark, Founder and Director of AMedia1.com, LLC
Dan Cohen, the newly named Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America
Sharon Daniel, Professor of Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Geraldine Heng, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Medieval Studies, and Perceval Fellow in Medieval Culture at the University of Texas at Austin
Tom MacCalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Nick Montfort, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mark Olson, Assistant Professor of Visual & Media Studies, Duke University and former HASTAC Director of New Media
Patrik Svensson, Professor in the Humanities and Information Technology and Director of HUMlab, Umeå University
Brendesha Tynes, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Southern California
Paul Wouters, Director of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies and professor of Scientometrics at Leiden University


2012-2013 Leaders

Executive Board:
Anne Balsamo, Dean, School of Media Studies, New School of Public Engagement, The New School
Cathy Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (ICHASS), Research Professor Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Daniel Herwitz, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor, Comparative Literature, Philosophy, History of Art, University of Michigan
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in the English Department and Faculty Fellow for Interdiscipinary Development in the Division of Research, Wayne State University
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Director of the Society for the Humanities, Curator of The Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, Cornell University
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington

Steering Committee: (three-year terms, elected)
Simone Browne (’08 and renewed in ’11), Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin
Dixie Ching (’10), HASTAC Scholars representative from New York University (two-year term)
Daniel Chamberlain (’11), Director, Center for Digital Learning and Research, Occidental College
Jade Davis (’11), HASTAC Scholars representative from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (two-year term)
Caitlin Fisher (’10), Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture; Director, Augmented Reality Lab; Associate Professor of Film, York University
Mary Flanagan (’11), Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professorship in Digital Humanities, Dartmouth College
Elizabeth Losh (’11), Director of Academic Programs, Sixth College, University of California, San Diego
Lisa Nakamura (’11), Professor of American Culures and Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Joyce Rudinsky (’09, renewed ’12), Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-CH, and Domain Scientist for Digital Arts and Humanities at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
Jentery Sayers (’11), Assistant Professor, English, University of Victoria
Nishant Shah (’11), Director – Research, Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, and Knowledge Partner, Hivos, Netherlands
Patrik Svensson (’10), ‘docent’ in the Humanities and Information Technology and Director of HUMlab, Umea University
S. Craig Watkins (’10), Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, Sociology, and the Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Council of Advisors:

Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
John Seely Brown, Visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC), and Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor and chair of the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Allison Clark, Founder and Director of AMedia1.com, LLC
Dan Cohen, the newly named Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America
Sharon Daniel, Professor of Film and Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Geraldine Heng, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Medieval Studies, and Perceval Fellow in Medieval Culture at the University of Texas at Austin
Tom MacCalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Nick Montfort, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mark Olson, Assistant Professor of Visual & Media Studies, Duke University and former HASTAC Director of New Media
Brendesha Tynes, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Southern California
Paul Wouters, Director of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies and professor of Scientometrics at Leiden University


2011-2012 Leaders
Executive Board:

Anne Balsamo, Dean, School of Media Studies, New School of Public Engagement, The New School
Cathy Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (ICHASS), Research Professor Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Daniel Herwitz, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor, Comparative Literature, Philosophy, History of Art, University of Michigan
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in the English Department and Faculty Fellow for Interdiscipinary Development in the Division of Research, Wayne State University
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Director of the Society for the Humanities, Curator of The Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, Cornell University
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington

Steering Committee: (three-year terms, elected)
Simone Browne (’08 and renewed in ’11), Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin
Dixie Ching (’10), HASTAC Scholars representative from New York University (two-year term)
Daniel Chamberlain (’11), Director, Center for Digital Learning and Research, Occidental College
Dan Cohen (’09), Associate Professor of History and Art History, and Director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for New Media and History, George Mason University
Sharon Daniel (’09), Professor of Film & Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Jade Davis (’11), HASTAC Scholars representative from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (two-year term)
Caitlin Fisher (’10), Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture; Director, Augmented Reality Lab; Associate Professor of Film, York University
Mary Flanagan (’11), Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professorship in Digital Humanities, Dartmouth College
Elizabeth Losh (’11), Director of Academic Programs, Sixth College, University of California, San Diego
Lisa Nakamura (’11), Professor of American Culures and Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Joyce Rudinsky (’09), Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-CH, and Domain Scientist for Digital Arts and Humanities at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
Jentery Sayers (’11), Assistant Professor, English, University of Victoria
Nishant Shah (’11), Director – Research, Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, and Knowledge Partner, Hivos, Netherlands
Patrik Svensson (’10), ‘docent’ in the Humanities and Information Technology and Director of HUMlab, Umea University
S. Craig Watkins (’10), Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, Sociology, and the Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Paul Wouters (’09), Professor of Scientometrics; Director for the Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University

Council of Advisors:

Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
John Seely Brown, Visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC), and Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor and chair of the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Allison Clark, Founder and Director of AMedia1.com, LLC
Geraldine Heng, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Medieval Studies, and Perceval Fellow in Medieval Culture at the University of Texas at Austin
Tom MacCalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Nick Montfort, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mark Olson, Assistant Professor of Visual & Media Studies, Duke University and former HASTAC Director of New Media
Brendesha Tynes, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Southern California


2010-2011 Leaders

Executive Board:
Anne Balsamo, Professor, Interactive Media and Gender Studies and Managing Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy, University of Southern California
Cathy Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (ICHASS), Research Professor Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of African-American Studies and of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Daniel Herwitz, Director of the Institute and Mary Fair Croushoure Professor
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in the English Department and and Faculty Fellow in the Office for Teaching and Learning at Wayne State University; Fall 2011 Mellon Fellow in Digital Humanities in the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington

Steering Committee: (three-year terms, elected)
Simone Browne (’08), Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin
Dixie Ching (’10), HASTAC Scholars representative, from New York University (one-year term)
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun (’08), Associate Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Dan Cohen (’09), Associate Professor of History and Art History, and Director, Center for New Media and History, George Mason University
Sharon Daniel (’09), Associate Professor of Film & Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Caitlin Fisher (’10), York University
Geraldine Heng (’08), Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Medieval Studies, and Perceval Fellow in Medieval Culture at the University of Texas at Austin
Nick Montfort (’09), Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Timothy Murray (’08), Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Director of the Society for the Humanities, Curator of The Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, Cornell University
Joyce Rudinsky (’09), Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-CH, and Domain Scientist for Digital Arts and Humanities at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
Patrik Svensson (’10), Umea University
Brendesha Tynes (’08), Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, Child Development Division, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
S. Craig Watkins (’10), University of Texas at Austin
Paul Wouters (’09), Professor of Knowledge Dynamics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Programme Leader, The Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Council of Advisors:
Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
John Seely Brown, Visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC), and Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge
Allison Clark, Founder and Director of AMedia1.com, LLC
Tom MacCalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Mark Olson, Assistant Professor of Visual Studies, Duke University and former HASTAC Director of New Media
Jentery Sayers, Assistant Professor, English, University of Victoria


2009-10 HASTAC Steering Committee

Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
Anne Balsamo, Professor, Interactive Media and Gender Studies and Managing Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy, University of Southern California
Simone Browne, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Associate Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Allison Clark, Founder and Director of AMedia1.com, LLC
Dan Cohen, Associate Professor of History and Art History, and Director, Center for New Media and History, George Mason University
Sharon Daniel, Associate Professor of Film & Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Cathy N. Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (ICHASS), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of African-American Studies and of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Geraldine Heng, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Medieval Studies, and Perceval Fellow in Medieval Culture at the University of Texas at Austin
Daniel Herwitz, Director and Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities, University of Michigan
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in Interdisciplinary Studies, and Faculty Fellow in the Office of Teaching & Learning and Co-Director of the University Library Digital Media Project, Wayne State University
Thomas Maccalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Nick Montfort, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Director of the Society for the Humanities, Curator of The Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, Cornell University
Mark Olson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Studies, Duke University and former HASTAC Director of New Media
Joyce Rudinsky, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-CH, and Domain Scientist for Digital Arts and Humanities at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
Jentery Sayers, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, University of Washington
Brendesha Tynes, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, Child Development Division, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
Paul Wouters, Professor of Knowledge Dynamics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Programme Leader, The Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences


2008-09 Steering

Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
Anne Balsamo, Professor, Interactive Media and Gender Studies and Managing Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy, University of Southern California
Simone Browne, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Associate Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University
Allison Clark, Associate Director, Seedbed Initiative for Transdomain Creativity, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sharon Daniel, Associate Professor of Film & Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Cathy N. Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Center for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (CHASS), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of African-American Studies and of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Geraldine Heng, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of Medieval Studies, and Perceval Fellow in Medieval Culture at the University of Texas at Austin
Daniel Herwitz, Director and Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities, University of Michigan
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in Interdisciplinary Studies, and Faculty Fellow in the Office of Teaching & Learning and Co-Director of the University Library Digital Media Project, Wayne State University
Thomas Maccalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Nick Montfort, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing & Humanistic Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Timothy Murray, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Director of the Society for the Humanities, Curator of The Rose Goldsen Archive for New Media Art, Cornell University
Mark Olson, Director, New Media and Information Technologies, John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies, Duke University
Joyce Rudinsky, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UN-CH), Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UN-CH, and Domain Scientist for Digital Arts and Humanities at Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
Douglas Thomas, Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California
Brendesha Tynes, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, Child Development Division, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington


2006-07 Steering Committee

Ruzena Bajcsy, Director Emerita of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at the University of California, Berkeley
Anne Balsamo, Professor, Interactive Media and Gender Studies and Managing Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy, University of Southern California
Allison Clark, Associate Director, Seedbed Initiative for Transdomain Creativity, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Cathy N. Davidson, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English at Duke University
Kevin Franklin, Executive Director, Center for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (CHASS), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
David Theo Goldberg, Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) and Professor of African-American Studies and of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine
Daniel Herwitz, Director and Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities, University of Michigan
Julie Thompson Klein, Professor of Humanities in Interdisciplinary Studies, and Faculty Fellow in the Office of Teaching & Learning and Co-Director of the University Library Digital Media Project, Wayne State University
Henry Lowood, Curator for Germanic Collections and History of Science and Technology Collections at Stanford University Libraries, Stanford University
Thomas Maccalla, Executive Director, National University Community Research Institute (NUCRI) and University Vice President, National University
Stephenie McLean, Director of Education and Outreach, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)
Tara McPherson, Editor, Vectors, and Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California
Mark Olson, Director, New Media and Information Technologies, John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies, Duke University
Douglas Thomas, Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California
Kathleen Woodward, Professor of English, Director of the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington