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Director of the Center for History and New Media, George Mason Unviersity

Daniel Cohen is a British and American intellectual and religious historian and an internationally recognized leader in the digital humanities. Throughout his career, he has been active in software development, in pedagogy, and in thinking programmatically about the impact of new technology on research in the humanities and the interpretive social sciences. Professor Cohen has developed the principal open-source bibliographic management system Zotero, led the creation of several digital archives, and helped found The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp, and he is leading the Press Forward Initiative dedicated to the advancement of web-based scholarly publication. He has written books on the history of mathematics and on digital history, and his forthcoming book explores the changing landscape of scholarly communication. Professor Cohen is currently the director of the Center for History and New Media and Associate Professor of History at George Mason University. Learn more at http://www.dancohen.org/


January 29, 2013 - February 14, 2013