Tom Scheinfeldt is Associate Professor of Digital Media and Design and Director 
of Digital Humanities in the Digital Media Center at the University of 
Connecticut. 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 THATCamp, Omeka, and the September 11 
Digital Archive. 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. Among his publications, Tom is a recent contributor to 
Debates in Digital Humanities (University of Minnesota Press) and co-editor of 
Hacking the Academy (University of Michigan Press). Tom blogs about digital 
humanities and the business of digital humanities at Found History and co-hosts 
the Digital Campus podcast will his colleagues Dan Cohen, Amanda French, Mills
 Kelly, and Stephen Robertson. You can follow Tom on Twitter (@foundhistory) and 
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