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Hannah Jacobs, Analyst, IT of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and Computational Media Arts & Culture and Computational Media, Arts & Cultures

Hannah Jacobs

Hannah is the Digital Humanities Specialist for the Wired! Lab for digital art history & visual culture. She provides instruction and conducts research in digital concepts and tools for Wired! courses and projects. She leads tutorials and workshops, collaborates with faculty to develop and implement digital humanities projects in the classroom, consults on faculty research, offers advising on digital tools for undergraduate and Master’s student theses, provides technical support for lab projects, and liaises with other digital humanities staff at Duke.

Hannah holds an MA in Digital Humanities from King’s College London (2013) and a BA in English/Theatre from Warren Wilson College (2011). She is currently pursuing an MS in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2018-present). She is interested in challenges of conducting and representing historical research via data and visualization; project management in digital humanities; applications of digital technologies in humanities pedagogies; and potentials of visual interactive storytelling for scholarly communications, public outreach, and education.

Image Credit: Kaley Deal

Contact Info:
Office Location:  114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Smith Warehouse Bay 11, 2nd Floor, Durham, NC 27701
Office Phone:  (919) 660-6563
Email Address: send me a message
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Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • HCVIS 580S.01, HIST & CULT VIZ PROSEMINAR 1 Synopsis
    Smith Wrhs A233, Tu 01:40 PM-04:10 PM
    (also cross-listed as ARTHIST 580S.01, CMAC 580S.01, ISS 580S.01, VMS 580S.01)

Digital Art History • Digital humanities • Digital media • Digital Scholarship • Humanities • Information Science • Project management • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

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