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The CDH team includes researchers, teaching staff, technical staff and administrators. Please feel free to get in touch with individuals, or contact Karen or Heather if you need some guidance.


Professor Caroline Bassett

Director, Cambridge Digital Humanities

Caroline Bassett has been CDH's Director since 2019. She is a professor within the Faculty of English, and co-founded the Sussex Humanities Lab at Sussex University. Her research interests include Digital Media, computational humanities, AI and the transformation of knowlege cultures, technology and social power, science fiction, technology and utopian thinking, critical theories of the digital, and feminist thinking on technology and the political.

Email

Websitehttps://www.english.cam.ac.uk/people/Caroline.Bassett/


Dr Anne Alexander

Director, CDH Learning

Anne Alexander has been Director of Learning at CDH since its foundation. She was previously Co-ordinator of the Cambridge Digital Humanities Network. Her research interests include ethics of big data, activist media in the Middle East and the political economy of the Internet. She is a member of the Data Ethics Group and the Humanities and Data Science Special Interest Group at the Alan Turing Institute

Email

Websitewww.crassh.cam.ac.uk/people/profile/anne-alexander


Dr Mary Chester-Kadwell

Digital Humanities Developer, CDH Labs

Email: mec31@cam.ac.uk

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Lesley Gray

Director, CDH Labs

Emaillm10013@cam.ac.uk


Karen Herbane

Learning and Events Coordinator

Karen joined CDH as the Learning and Events Coordinator in March 2019. Before joining CDH, Karen supported the Director of the Wellcome Trust Stem Cell Institute as PA and Senior Administrative Assistant. Previously she worked in banking, her last role supporting the Executive General Manager to develop and implement a major growth programme in the UK for National Australia Group (Europe) Limited. Karen works four days per week and outside this time enjoys yoga and trying to learn patience whilst renovating her home!

Emailadmin@cdh.cam.ac.uk


Huw Jones

Library Digital Humanities Coordinator, CDH Labs

Tel: 01223 746963

Email: hej23@cam.ac.uk


Professor Lauren Kassell

Co-Director, CDH Research

Email: ltk21@cam.ac.uk

Websitehttps://www.people.hps.cam.ac.uk/index/teaching-officers/kassell


Dr Annja Neumann

Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities

Annja Neumann is an Affiliated Lecturer in Modern German Studies and Isaac Newton Trust Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Digital Humanities. Her practice-based research explores the staging of spaces and politics of embodiment, with a particular interest in the theatricalisation of medical spaces.

Email: an436@cam.ac.uk

Website: https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/dr-annja-neumann


Dr Siddharth Soni

Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities

Siddharth Soni is the Isaac Newton Trust Research Fellow at CDH, and his work is largely within comparative literature and comparative cultural studies. He is currently writing a monograph on the anti-colonial Indian short story alongside working on the DH project World Short Story Index. His research and teaching within DH covers critical archive studies, literature as an archive, medium theory, and Indigenous and postcolonial digital humanities. He is the convenor of the ‘Digital Afterlives’ research network at CDH.

Email: ss2388@cam.ac.uk

Websitehttp://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/people/profile/siddharth-soni


Heather Stallard

Communications and Events Coordinator

Heather previously managed the university's lgbtQ+​@cam programme, and is now pleased to be bringing her events, communications, and community building experience to CDH. In addition to the topics in her job title, she is happy to be approached about LGBTQ+ issues.

Emailoffice@cdh.cam.ac.uk


Professor Andrew J. Webber

Co-Director, CDH Research

Andrew Webber is Professor of Modern German and Comparative Culture, with broad interests in the textual and visual culture of the modern period across such fields as urban studies, film studies, psychoanalysis and queer studies. From 2014-19 he was Principal Investigator for the ‘Digital Critical Edition of Middle-Period Works by Arthur Schnitzler’ project, funded by an AHRC Standard Research Grant. He is currently co-writing a book on the contemporary German filmmaker, Christian Petzold.

Emailajw12@cam.ac.uk

Websitehttps://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/professor-andrew-j-webber


Sarah Williams

Programme Manager

Sarah has worked for CDH from its launch in 2017, and before that was Programme Manager for the Online Chopin Variorum Edition and Communications Manager at the Faculty of Music. Before joining the University, she was Publishing Director at Rhinegold Publishing Ltd, and was responsible for the launch of their study guide series.

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CDH Admin

CDH receives additional support from CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities), which is its administrative host.