Hailing from Michigan, John is an MPhil student with CDH and recently received his A.B. from Harvard University in History and Science, focusing on the history of biology. His current research examines the use of handwritten text recognition (HTR) models in volunteer-based digital transcription projects. He is also interested in the interdisciplinary application of plants as teaching tools in conservation, ecology, and evolutionary biology at cultural institutions, as well as increasing public engagement with archival collections through the visualization of scientific correspondence networks.

Cambridge Digital Humanities

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