Category Archives: 2018 * Instructors | Professeurs

Constance Crompton

Constance Crompton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa. She serves as an associate director of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute and as vice-president (English) of the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques. Course taught at DHSITE2018: Introduction to Text Encoding

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Chris Tanasescu

Chris Tanasescu is Coordinator of Digital Humanities Resources with University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Arts and an Adjunct Professor in the University of Ottawa’s Department of Computer Science. He specializes in digital literary studies and computational literary analysis and was principal investigator on a SSHRC-funded project on Poetry Computational Graphs. He has expertise in machine learning, data science, corpora development,

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André Vellino

André Vellino is an associate professor in Information Studies at the University of Ottawa and an adjunct research professor at the Institute of Cognitive Science at Carleton University. His research interests include recommender systems for digital libraries, the automatic inference of metadata schemas for scientific research datasets and the cognitive science aspects of automated reasoning systems. Course taught at DHSITE2018:

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Justine Boudreau

Justine completed her mechanical engineering degree at uOttawa and is now working on an Electronic Business Technologies Masters. During the last three years she has spent her time playing with new tech and diversifying her knowledge. She spent almost 2 years working with the Maker Mobile delivering workshops and integrating new curriculum for robotics and women in science and engineering.

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Jay Irizawa

Jay is an Assistant Professor at OCAD University in Advertising, Environment Design, and Graphic Design. His design practice explores the unboundaries of digital/physical space through research and education. Formal training in painting, photographic arts, and interior design informs a multidisciplinary approach to interior, exhibit, industrial, and graphic design media. As an award-winning Group Creative Director in advertising, event, product, and experiential communications, Jay has spear-headed

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David McDougall

David McDougall graduated from Queen’s University with a BFA and received his Masters from York University.  He began his artistic career as a figurative sculptor, focusing on the intersection between traditional bronze sculpture and snapshot photography. His practice transformed through several formative collaborations, which now includes creating kinetic and electronic art and incorporating techniques of mesh molding and 3D printing.

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Jean-François Lozier

Jean-François Lozier est professeur remplaçant au Département d’histoire de l’Université d’Ottawa, détaché du Musée canadien de l’histoire où il est conservateur responsable de l’histoire de l’Amérique française depuis 2011. Détenteur d’un doctorat en histoire de l’Université de Toronto (2012), ses recherches portent principalement sur les relations franco-amérindiennes aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, ainsi que la culture matérielle, la commémoration, l’histoire

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Sarah Simpkin

Sarah Simpkin is currently serving as Interim Digital Scholarship Librarian and part-time Digital Humanities instructor at the University of Ottawa, where she is working on advancing DH initiatives across campus. In her previous role as GIS and Geography Librarian, Sarah managed the library’s geospatial data and map collections, coordinated map digitization projects and taught mapping workshops. She holds an Hon.

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Joël Rivard

Joël Rivard is the replacement GIS and Geography Librarian at the University of Ottawa. Before taking this position in the summer of 2017, Joël spent over 15 years working as the Cartographic Specialist and the GIS Technician at the Carleton University Library. He has a Master of Information Studies as well as an honours degree in Geomatics with a minor

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