Lauren Tilton

Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Richmond

Lauren Tilton is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of Rhetoric & Communication Studies and Research Fellow in the Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) at the University of Richmond. Her research focuses on U.S. visual culture. She is director of Photogrammar, a digital public humanities project mapping New Deal and World War II documentary expression funded by the ACLS and NEH, and co-author of Humanities Data in R: Exploring Networks, Geospatial Data, Images and Texts (Springer, 2015). Work has appeared in journals such as Digital Humanity Quarterly and Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.  Her current project, Distant Viewing, focuses on large scale image analysis using computer vision and is funded by the NEH.