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Mark Olson, Director of New Media & Information Technologies and Associate Dir of Operations

Mark Olson

Please note: Mark has left the "Duke International" group at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  020 Franklin Center
Office Phone:  919.684.6470 (office), 919.812.0159 (mobile)
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • VMS 397L.001, INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Synopsis
    Smith Wrhs A290, W 06:15 PM-07:30 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMI 323L.001, ARTSVIS 242L.001, ISS 294L.001)
  • VMS 397L.01L, INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Synopsis
    Smith Wrhs A290, W 07:45 PM-09:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMI 323L.01L, ARTSVIS 242L.01L, ISS 294L.01L)
  • ISS 794L.001, INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Synopsis
    Smith Wrhs A290, W 06:15 PM-07:30 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMI 794L.001, ARTSVIS 794L.001, VMS 794L.001)
  • ISS 794L.01L, INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS Synopsis
    Smith Wrhs A290, W 07:45 PM-09:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMI 794L.01L, ARTSVIS 794L.01L, VMS 794L.01L)
Education:

Ph.D.University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill2009
MAUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill1998
BADrake University1993
Specialties:

Visual Studies/Visual Culture
Franklin Center
Medicine and Visual Culture
Media Studies
Media History
Performance Studies
Theory & Criticism
Digital Media
New Media
New Technologies for Visualizing Historical Materials
Research Interests:

Mark Olson is Cordelia and William Laverack Family Assistant Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University. He teaches courses on media (new & old - theory, practice, & history) and medicine & visual culture. As a extension of his past work with the MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media & Learning Initiative, he collaborates on the development of a new interdisciplinary project that connects the study of the material culture of art history, architecture and archaeology with new media modes of representation and visualization. Olson is the former Director of New Media & Information Technologies for HASTAC (Humanties, Arts, Sciences & Technology Advanced Collaboratory) and the John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary & International Studies.

Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Sinan Goknur  
Postdocs Mentored

  • Kristin H. Lanzoni (August 01, 2013 - present)  
  • Rebecca Bennett (August, 2012 - October, 2013)  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Jaskot, P; Jacobs, H; Szabo, V; Olson, M; Triplett, E, Shaping the Discipline of Digital Art History: A recap of an advanced summer institute on 3-D and (geo)spatial networks (December, 2018), The Iris: Behind the Scenes at the Getty
  2. Olson, M; Giordano, A, Visualizing Venice: Developing a methodology for historical visualization, in Visualizing Venice: Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City, edited by Huffman, K; Giordano, A; Bruzelius, C (2017), pp. 20-25, Routledge, ISBN 1138285994 [doi]
  3. Olson, M, Visualizing Venice, in Visualizing Venice: Mapping and Modeling Time and Change in a City, edited by Huffman, KL; Giordano, A; Bruzelius, C (2017), pp. 92-99, Routledge, ISBN 1138285994 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Lanzoni, K; Olson, M; Szabo, V, Wired! and Visualizing Venice: Scaling up Digital Art History, Artl@S Bulletin, vol. 4 no. 1 (2015), pp. 20-39 [available here]  [abs]
  5. Olson, MJV, Hacking the humanities: Twenty-first-century literacies and the ‘becoming-other’ of the humanities, in Humanities in the Twenty-First Century: Beyond Utility and Markets, edited by Belfiore, E; Upchurch, A (January, 2013), pp. 237-250, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 9780230366657 [0021], [doi]  [abs]