Director, Greenhouse Studios
Tom Scheinfeldt is Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Connecticut, where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Digital Media and Design and the Department of History. Tom is also Director of Greenhouse Studios | Scholarly Communications Design at UConn, a transdisciplinary research unit aimed at reframing the practices, pathways and products of scholarship in the digital age through “inquiry-driven,” “collaboration-first” approaches to the creation and expression of knowledge. Formerly Managing Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Tom has directed several award-winning digital humanities projects, including The September 11 Digital Archive THATCamp, and Omeka. Trained as an historian of science and public historian with a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and master’s and doctoral degrees from Oxford, Tom has written and lectured extensively about the history of museums and the role of history in culture. Tom is a contributor to Debates in Digital Humanities (University of Minnesota Press) and co-editor of Hacking the Academy (University of Michigan Press). Tom blogs at Found History. You can follow Tom on Twitter at @foundhistory.