The Center for Public Humanities selects innovative young scholars to serve as Post-doctoral Fellows for two years to teach, assist in the work of the Center, and pursue their own research projects.
2015-2016 Post-doctoral Fellows
|Jim McGrath is our postdoctoral fellow in Public Digital Humanities. He recently received his doctoral degree in English from Northeastern University. At Northeastern, Jim was the Project Director of Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive (winner of the 2013 DH Award for "Best DH Project for Public Audiences"), the Coordinator for the Northeastern University Library Digital Scholarship Group, and the Bibliographic Developer for Digital Humanities Quarterly. He also runs a working group for New England graduate students and postdocs who are interested in digital humanities. Jim's research interests include public history, digital archives, digital humanities, new media, the history of reading, and Chipotle. He has presented at conferences on digital archives, crowdsourcing, project management, and digital history (among other topics). Jim is on Twitter @JimMc_Grath: more information about him and his work can be found at jimmcgrath.us.|