Category: Postdoctoral Scholars

Laura K. Nelson

I received my PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. I have an MA from UC Berkeley and a BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at Digital Humanities @ Berkeley, developing a course for undergraduates on computational text analysis in the humanities and social sciences. I use computational methods and open source tools, principally automated text analysis, to study social movements, culture, gender, institutions, and organizations.

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Justin Underhill

Justin Underhill is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Digital Humanities at UC Berkeley. He earned his PhD in Art History from Berkeley, completing a dissertation, “World Art and the Illumination of Virtual Space,” that uses advanced software to reconstruct the architectural contexts in which works of art were displayed. Such research explores the relation between pictures and the lighting of the space in which they were originally viewed.

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Adam Anderson

Adam Anderson is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Digital Humanities. His work brings together the fields of archaeology and computational linguistics to quantify the social and economic landscapes emerging during the late third to early second millennia in the ancient Near East. Collaborating with BPS @BerkeleyProsop to visualize early Assyrian and Sumerian social networks, Anderson's research focuses on tracking the flow people and the exchange of commodities in Bronze Age societies (2100-1800 B.C.).

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