New Media Consultant; NSIT Academic Technologies, University of Chicago, 2007-2009
Assistant Site Developer; NSIT Web Services, University of Chicago, 2006-2007
Research assistant; Humanities Computing, University of Chicago, 2006-2007
Computing Assistant/Multimedia Computing Assistant; USITE computing cluster, University of Chicago, 2004-2007
Web site designer and/or webmaster, Slavic Languages & Literatures and various faculty members' home pages, 2005-2007
Technical director and project manager, various grant projects for University of Chicago faculty members (Medieval Slavic Database; Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian dictionary of aspectual pairs; digitizing Balkan and Caucasian course materials), 2004-2008
Peer reviewer, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2019-present
Founder and group organizer, DH-WoGeM, 2018-present
Executive council member, ACH, 2015-2019
Peer reviewer, ADHO Digital Humanities conference, 2010-present
Co-chair of Women in IT planning committee for UCCSC conference, 2018
Co-chair of ECAR/CNI working group on digital humanities, 2016-2017
centerNet Deputy Secretary, 2014
IT Services Library Liaison, 2011-2012
IT Services Humanities Divisional Liaison, 2010-2012
University of Chicago NITLE Liaison, 2009-2012
NSIT new employee mentor, 2009-2010
DHSI 2021 Most Prolific Tweeter award.
DH 2019 innovative poster award for "Gender and Intersectional Identities in the Digital Humanities", with Rachel Hendery, Katie McDonough, and Tassie Gniady
UC Berkeley STAR Award recipient (for exceptional performance) 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
Hazel C. Rediger Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 2010
Winner, Beer and Demo Jam at Balisage: The Markup Conference 2009 (sponsored by Mark Logic)
Student Support Award, Balisage: The Markup Conference, 2009
4th Year Winner, T. Kimball Brooker Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting, 2006
Dean's List, 2002-2006
Solomon-Manaster Scholarship, 2002
University of Chicago Honor Scholarship (full undergraduate tuition), 2002-2006
Nora Holdsworth Scholarship (tuition for the Summer Russian Program at University of Washington), 2002
Gold medal, International Olympiada of Spoken Russian; Moscow, Russia, 2001
Project director, DiRT directory extension and integration grant; $150,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
"Personal Entanglements and Graceful Relationship Degradation in Collaborative Projects", with Erica Cavanaugh. Forthcoming in Revealing Meaning: Feminist Methods in Digital Scholarship. Ed. Heather Froehlich and Kim Martin.
"Multilingual Digital Humanities", with Pedro Nilsson-Fernàndez. Forthcoming in Bloomsbury Handbook to DH, ed. James O'Sullivan.
"Does Coding Matter?". Forthcoming in Bloomsbury Handbook to DH, ed. James O'Sullivan.
"Minimizing Computing Maximizes Labor". Forthcoming in Digital Humanities Quarterly cluster on minimal computing.
"Voices from the Server Room: Humanists in HPC", with Tassie Gniady, David Kloster, Megan Meredith-Lobay, Jeffrey Tharsen, Lee Zickel. Forthcoming in Debates in DH: Computational Humanities. Univ. of Minnesota Press. Eds. Jessica Marie Johnson, David Mimno, and Lauren Tilton.
"Academia is a Dice Roll", with Agnieszka Backman, Sabrina Grimberg, and Melissa Hosek. Forthcoming in Debates in DH: The Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanities. Univ. of Minnesota Press. Eds. Simon Appleford, Gabriel Hankins, and Anouk Lang.
"Bringing Languages into the DH Classroom". Forthcoming in What We Teach When We Teach DH: Digital Humanities in the Classroom. Ed. Brian Croxall and Diane Jakacki.
"Language is not a Default Setting: Countering Digital Humanities’ English Problem", with Patrick Burns. Forthcoming in Debates in DH 2022. Univ. of Minnesota Press. Eds. Matthew Gold and Lauren Klein.
"Linguistic Fingerprints on Translation's Lens", with J.D. Porter and Yulia Ilchuk. Journal of Data Mining & Digital Humanities, January 27, 2022, Special Issue on Collecting, Preserving, and Disseminating Endangered Cultural Heritage for New Understandings through Multilingual Approaches. DOI: 10.46298/jdmdh.7223
“The Directory Paradox”. Debates in Digital Humanities: People, Practice, Power: Digital Humanities Outside the Center. Univ. of Minnesota Press. Eds. Anne McGrail et al. 2021.
"'Business' is to 'Successful' as 'Babysitter' is to...", with Lee Skallerup Bessette, Katherine Bowers, Maria Sachiko Cecire, Anouk Lang, and Roopika Risam. In We Are the Baby-Sitters Club: Essays and Artwork from Grown-Up Readers. Ed. Marisa Crawford and Megan Milks. 2021.
"Research Facilitation on a Budget", with Jason Christopher, Aaron Culich, Debra McCaffrey, Amy Neeser, and Andrew Wiedlea. PEARC '18: Proceedings of the Practice and Experience on Advanced Research Computing. July 2018. DOI: 10.1145/3219104.3219137.
Dombrowski, Andrew, and Quinn Dombrowski. "A formal approach to XML semantics: implications for archive standards." Presented at International Symposium on XML for the Long Haul: Issues in the Long-term Preservation of XML, Montréal, Canada, August 2, 2010. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on XML for the Long Haul: Issues in the Long-term Preservation of XML. Balisage Series on Markup Technologies, vol. 6 (2010). doi:10.4242/BalisageVol6.Dombrowski01.
Internet Archive all-staff meeting. "SUCHO, the IA, and the Future of Preserving Digital Cultural Heritage". March 25, 2022.
Internet Archive's Library as Laboratory series. "Libraries, Laboratories, Back Alleys". March 16, 2022.
DHARTI 2022. "Diasporic Depictions: India in 21st Century Anglophone Fiction for Young Readers", with Nichole Nomura. February 22, 2022.
Digital Approaches to Multilingual Text Analysis, Australian National University. "Non-English DH is Not a Thing". January 27, 2022.
EADH 2020-2021. Poster: "Leveraging Computational Methods for Comparing Low-Prestige Translations", with Lee Skallerup Bessette, Katherine Bowers, Mariia Gorshkova, Isabelle Gribomont, Courtney Hodrick, Jennifer Isasi, Maria Massucco, Cosima Wagner, Ella Elbaz, Ona Ona Bantjes-Rafols. September 23, 2021.
Max Weber Foundation DH Working Group. Roundtable participant, "Discussing the Seven Seas of DH - A Global Fishbowl". September 17, 2021.
JADH 2021. "Virtual Communities and Post-Pandemic Possibilities: Animal Crossing New Digital Humanities", with Liz Grumbach and Merve Tekgürler. September 8, 2021.
ACH 2021. Roundtable: "Who Needs Tool Directories?: A Forum on Sustaining Discovery Portals Large and Small", with Lisa Spiro, Geoffrey Rockwell, Frank Fischer, Edward Gray, and Alex Gil. July 22, 2021.
ACH 2021 alternate format. "Animal Crossing: New Digital Humanities: A Special Report from the 'Field'", with Liz Grumbach and Merve Tekgürler. July 21, 2021.
Huizinga summer school 2021. Keynote: "Infrastructure, labor, collective action: putting the 'human' in 'digital humanities'". July 7, 2021.
DHSI 2021 Open/Social/Digital Humanities Pedagogy, Training, and Mentorship workshop. "Serious Play: Exploring Time, Power, and Vocational Awe through the DH RPG", with Agnieszka Backman and Sabrina Grimberg. June 17, 2021.
DHSI 2021 Institute Lecture. "Graceful Degradation in Collaborative Relationships", with Erica Cavanaugh. June 9, 2021.
INTELE webinar. "Computational Text Analysis for Spanish". [GitHub repo]. May 17, 2021.
3rd Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities. "Tools for Text Mining and Analysis: Practical Approaches". May 11, 2021.
CSDH-SCHN 2021. "From Spaghetti-O’s to Osso Bucco: Francophone Translations of Suburban America", with Lee Skallerup-Bessette and Isabelle Gribomont. May 30, 2021.
Digital Frontiers: Realizing Resistance Episode II: Uncharted Galaxies. "'Whatever You Do, Don't Stare': Modeling Representation of Otherness in the Star Wars Expanded Universe", with Mark Algee-Hewitt, Nichole Nomura, and Matt Warner. May 3, 2021.
DARIAH "DH Goes Viral" Digital Workshop. Lightning talk: "Adventures in COVID Corpus Building". April 26, 2021.
DH Long View lecture series, UCL DH / CESTA. "Humanités numériques, цифровые гуманитарные науки, デジタル・ヒューマニティーズ: Histories and Futures of Linguistic Diversity in DH". April 14, 2021.
Global DH Symposium 2021. "Multilingual Pedagogy in the Digital Humanities Classroom: Case Studies from 2020", with Courtney Hodrick, Lakmali Jayasinghe, Eric Kim, Victoria Rahbar, Cecily Raynor, Merve Tekgürler.
El'Manuscript 2021. Keynote: "From Annotation to Modeling: Computational Horizons for Medieval Slavic Studies". April 12, 2021.
Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Panelist for "Critical Digital Pedagogies for Modern Languages in Higher Education". March 3, 2021.
Stanford Literary Lab. "The Data-Sitters Club", with Lee Skallerup Bessette, Katherine Bowers, Maria Sachiko Cecire, Anouk Lang, and Roopika Risam. February 18, 2021.
DH webinar for Seshadripuram Evening Degree College, Bangalore, India. "Multilingual DH". February 15, 2021.
DHARTI Speaks lecture series. "Beyond Defaults: Multilingual DH meets Cultural Analytics. January 15, 2021.
TextXD 2020. Lightning talk, "Language is a Domain: Use the Bender Rule". December 10, 2020.
Nicholas S. Sawchen Lecture Series in Slavic Studies, University of British Columbia. "Computational Methods for Russian Literature : Current State and Future Directions", with Andrew Janco. November 17, 2020.
Spectrums of DH lecture series, McGill University. "What's a 'word': Multilingual DH and the English Default". October 15, 2020.
Digital Frontiers Flyover Comics Symposium 2020. "Layered Adaptation and Warped Nostalgia in Francophone Translations of the Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels", with Lee Skallerup Bessette. September 24, 2020.
DH 2020. Organized an Animal Crossing: New Horizons lightning talk series with Shawn Moore and presented on ACNH humor. July 24, 2020.
DH 2020 Digital Literary Stylistics SIG Tool Criticism 3.0 workshop. "It Doesn't Work:" Failure and DH Tools. July 21, 2020.
DHSI 2020 project management workshop. "Rolling the Dice on Project Management". June 20, 2020.
Disrupting Digital Monolingualism. Co-organized a weeklong asynchronous discussion of multilingualism and NLP with Kalika Bali. June 15-19, 2020.
UC Berkeley DH Reading Group. "The Continuing Adventures of Гаррик, Рон, и Гермиона: Harry Potter Fanfic Across the Globe", with Steele Douris, Masha Gorshkova, and Antonio Lenzo. May 6, 2020.
CMEMS lunch talk series. "The Novgorod Birchbark Letters and the Power of the Ordinary". April 15, 2020.
Feminist DH Symposium, Scholars' Lab, University of Virginia. "The 2040 Plan". February 28, 2020.
University of Virginia Slavic department. "The Continuing Adventures of Гаррик, Рон, и Гермиона: Harry Potter Fanfic Across the Globe", with Steele Douris, Masha Gorshkova, and Antonio Lenzo. February 27, 2020.
Stanford Literary Lab. "Translation", with Yulia Ilchuk and J.D. Porter. February 18, 2020.
CESTA lunchtime talk series. "Multilingual Fanfic", with Steele Douris, Masha Gorshkova, and Antonio Lenzo. January 1, 2021.
Fantastic Futures 2019. "OCR with Transkribus" workshop. December 9, 2019.
Stanford Literary Lab presentation. "Multilingual Fanfic: Metadata Edition", with Steele Douris, Masha Gorshkova, Antonio Lenzo. December 9, 2019.
ASEEES 2019. "Digital Migrations: Diasporas, Transnational Circulations, and Border Crossings through the Lens of Digital Humanities" roundtable presenter with Natalia Ermolaev, Philip Gleissner, Yasha Klots, and Jessie Labov.
Trending at Stanford University Libraries. "Multilingual DH". October 17, 2019.
ACH 2019. "Whose Infrastructure Is It Anyway?" With Thea Lindquist and Abigail Potter.
ACH 2019. "Lived Experiences: Gender and DH Roundtable". With Andie Silva, Tassie Gniady, and Jen Guiliano.
Digital Humanities 2019. Poster: "Gender and Intersectional Identities in the Digital Humanities". With Rachel Hendery, Katie McDonough, and Tassie Gniady.
Digital Humanities 2019. Poster: "DARIAH Beyond Europe", with Frank Fischer, Jennifer Edmond, Toma Tasovac, Marco Raciti, Sally Chambers, Joke Daems, Piraye Hacigüzeller, Kathleen Smith, Glen Worthey, Abigail Potter, Meghan Ferriter, Kylie Brass, Rowan Brownlee, and Alexis Tindall.
Digital Humanities 2019. Roundtable: "Methodology as Community: Fostering Collaboration Beyond Scholarly Societies." With Peter Haslinger, Antonina Puchkovskaia, Seth Bernstein, Katherine Hill Reischl, Thomas Keenan, and Yuliya Ilchuk.
Women and Gender Minorities in DH (Workshop, Stanford University). "Bridges". 2019.
Workshop on Digital Humanities to Preserve Knowledge and Cultural Heritage (Stanford University). "Linguistic Fingerprints on Translation’s Lens". With J.D. Porter, Antonio Lenzo, and Yulia Ilchuk. [GitHub repo]
On the Benefits of Failure (University of Alberta workshop), "Towards a Taxonomy of Failure". March 2018.
Digital Humanities 2017. Paper: "A Capacity Building Framework for Institutional Digital Humanities Support", with Joan Lippincott and Karen Wetzel.
Digital Humanities 2017. Panel: "Research Computing’s Demand for Humanists, and Vice Versa", with Tassie Gniady, Megan Meredith-Lobay, Jeff Tharsen, and Lee Zickel.
Digital Humanities 2017. Workshop: "High Performance Computing for Photogrammetry and OCR Made Easy", with Tassie Gniady, Megan Meredith-Lobay, and John Simpson.
UCLA DH Infrastructure Symposium. "Supercomputing Meets Cultural Heritage: Supporting Photogrammetry at Scale". 2017.
UCLA DH Infrastructure Symposium. "OCR: Precision and Scale". 2017.
DH-CASE II (DocEng pre-conference workshop), "Digital Humanities Development without Developers: Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition", with Ronelle Alexander. September 2014.
ROHO Advanced Oral History Summer Institute, "Digital humanities and oral history". August 2014.
Digital Humanities 2014, "Scholarly primitives revisited: towards a practical taxonomy of digital humanities research activities and objects" (short paper). July 2014. [abstract]
Digital Humanities 2014, "Spreading DiRT: Extending the Digital Research Tools Directory" (poster). July 2014. [abstract]
DARIAH pre-conference workshop at Digital Humanities 2014, "Who cares about infrastructure?" (keynote). July 2014. [slides]
Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Colloquium, "Organizing DiRT: On developing a digital humanities taxonomy" (poster). June 2014.
BADCamp 2013, "Drupal for Humanists: Lessons Learned in Teaching Scholars to Build Drupal Sites for Research". October 2013.
Digital Humanities 2013, "What Ever Happened to Project Bamboo?". July 2013.
Learning Mode: Critical Issues in Online Education, panel presenter on "Experiences, Outcomes and Continuing Education". UC Berkeley, March 2013.
American Theological Library Association guest speaker, "Project Bamboo: the Rise and Fall of a Humanities Cyberinfrastructure Project". March 2013.
ASEEES 2012, roundtable speaker, New Frontiers in Slavic Studies: Digital Humanities in Theory and Practice. November 2012.
ASEEES 2012, "Research Without Travel: Independent Scholarship in the Digital World", as part of Boundaries: the Challenges for Independent Scholars in Slavic and East European Studies. November 2012.
BADCamp 2012, "Drupal and Digital Humanities". November 2012.
7th Annual Slavic Linguistics Society Conference, "Digital Publication without Code: the Evolution of the Sofia-Berkeley Archive of Bulgarian Dialectal Speech" with Ronelle Alexander. August 2012.
FASL 21: "XML Markup of the Novgorod Birchbark Letter Corpus: Etymology, Morphology, and Sociolinguistic". With Andrew Dombrowski, Rafael Abramovitz, and Anton Melnikov. May 2012.
15th Annual Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop: “Etymological markup of the birchbark letter corpus: Methodologies and results.” With Andrew Dombrowski, Rafael Abramovitz, and Anton Melnikov. April 2012.
Carbs & Computation lecture series (University of Wisconsin, Madison): "A Bamboo Overview of Tools for Digital Humanities Research" (inaugural talk). 17 February 2012. [video]
AATSEEL 2012: panel organizer/chair, "Digital Slavic Linguistics"; talks "Etymological Markup of the Birchbark Letter Corpus", "Bulgarian Dialect Analysis as an Evolving Tradition" and "Student-Driven Collaborative Reference in Slavic Linguistics" were joint projects presented by collaborators.
MLA 2012: pre-convention workshop co-organizer, "Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons".
HASTAC V: "Project Bamboo: Building Applications and Shared Infrastructure for Humanities Research". [slides, PDF]
2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science: poster, "DHCommons and Bamboo DiRT: integrating digital humanities directories". With Ryan Cordell. [poster]
University of Chicago Medical Education Day 2011: poster, "Integration of the "Virtual Human Embryo" into the First Year Anatomy Curriculum". With Callum F. Ross, Jim C. O'Reilly, and Sam Quinan. [poster]
14th Annual Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop: "From Theory to Practice: An Update on the Medieval Slavic Wiki". With Monica Vickers, The Ohio State University. [Slides]
2010 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science: "A 'Wikipedia model' for modernizing scholarly reference" [Slides]
2010 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science: poster, "Crescat Graffiti, Vita Excolatur: an examination of university library graffiti"
5th Annual Slavic Linguistic Society Conference, "Modernizing Research through Collaborative Reference Tools: The Medieval Slavic Linguistics Wiki". 2010.
International Symposium on XML for the Long Haul: Issues in the Long-term Preservation of XML (at Balisage 2010), "A formal approach to XML semantics: implications for archive standards".
17th Balkan and South Slavic Conference 2010, "An XML-based approach to dialectological data: The development of syllabic liquids in Bulgarian" [presentation materials]
Midwest Slavic Conference 2010, "Adventures in Digital Filigranology: A new digital edition of N. P. Likhachev's watermark album"
NITLE summit 2010, poster presentation, "Wikifying Reference: How Students Can Help Modernize Scholarship"
AAASS 2009, "Old Church Slavonic dictionaries: two approaches to data models and standards"
Balisage: The Markup Conference 2009, poster and impromptu talk, "Visualizing Bulgarian Dialect Data"
NITLE summit 2009, poster and Three Minutes of Fame presentation, "Project Bamboo: Explore, Innovate, Create" [slides]
Founder of The Data-Sitters Club, a feminist DH pedagogy project to write a fun, colloquial guide to computational text analysis using Ann M. Martin's series "The Baby-Sitters Club", 2019-present