The DH 2020 Ottawa Program Committee Co-Chairs are Laura Estill and Jennifer Guiliano.
Dr. Laura Estill will join the English department of St. Francis Xavier University (Canada) as an Associate Professor this Fall. Her research interests include the reception of early modern plays (in print, manuscript, and online), digital pedagogy, supporting and crediting interdisciplinary digital research, critical analysis of digital tools, and digital bibliography. With Diane Jakacki and Michael Ullyot, she edited Early Modern Studies after the Digital Turn (2016). Her digital humanities publications have appeared in Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ), Digital Studies/Champ Numérique (written with Luis Meneses and with Michelle Levy, respectively), and Scholarly and Research Communication, as well as in book chapters in Shakespeare's Language in Digital Media (co-written with Andie Silva) and Doing Digital Humanities 2 (forthcoming).
Dr. Jennifer Guiliano currently holds a position as Associate Professor (effective July 2018) in the Department of History and affiliated faculty in Native American Studies and American Studies at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She has served as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant and Program Manager at the Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (2008-2010) and as Associate Director of the Center for Digital Humanities (2010-2011) and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of South Carolina. She most recently held a position as Assistant Director at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland where she also served as an adjunct instructor in the Department of History and the Digital Cultures program in the Honor’s College. Dr. Guiliano currently serves on President (2016-2018) of the Association for Computing in the Humanities (ACH) and a member of both the Steering Committee and Implementation Committee for the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations. She is co-director with Trevor Muñoz of the Humanities Intensive Teaching + Learning Initiative (HILT) and as co-author with Simon Appleford of DevDH.org, a resource for digital humanities project development.