Adam Anderson, Ph.D.

Job title: 
Research Training Manager; Postdoc Lecturer
Digital Humanities

I’m an interdisciplinary data scientist, with a background in Middle Eastern languages (Hebrew, Arabic, and historical languages like Sumerian, Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian). I’ve worked in Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Turkey with archaeological sites and museums. My technical skills include: translation and data storytelling, data forensics (3D imaging, mapping, modeling), computational linguistics (CTA, NLP, OCR), and network analysis (SNA). My roles on campus include: Research Training Manager of the Computational Social Science Training Program; Postdoc Lecturer in CDSS for Data Science, Digital Humanities, and Near Eastern Studies; Co-coordinator for CTAWG and DHWG; and D-Lab consultant for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Social Network Analysis (SNA).

Research interests: 

Cultural Analytics / Digital Humanities, Geospatial Data, Maps & Spatial Analysis, Natural Language Processing, Computational Text Analysis, Optical Character Recognition, 3D imaging and printing



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