Christopher Long is Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Education in the College of the Liberal Arts and Professor of Philosophy. He joined the Philosophy faculty in 2004 and served as director of graduate studies in Philosophy from 2005 to 2010.
His work focuses on Ancient Greek philosophy, particularly Aristotle and Plato, and continental philosophy. His work in the digital humanities explores new modes of digital scholarly communication that blurs the boundary between the cultures of paper and digital scholarship. His enhanced digital book, Socratic and Platonic Political Philosophy: Practicing a Politics of Reading is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press and he is a founding co-editor of the open access, open peer-reviewed Public Philosophy Journal.
You can learn more about his work on his blog: www.cplong.org.
Mike Furlough is the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarly Communications at the University Libraries.
Dawn Childress is a Humanities Librarian and the Sally W. Kalin Librarian for Technological Innovation at Penn State Libraries, where she serves as liaison to the departments of German and Slavic languages and literatures, French and Francophone studies, Comparative literature, and Philosophy. She also regularly consults and collaborates with faculty and students on projects related to digital scholarship and pedagogy. Her current research areas include digital editions and textual studies, geo-spatial analysis of narrative, and developing community, capacity, and infrastructure in support of digital scholarship.
Kate Miffitt is the Director of Digital Media, Pedagogy, and Scholarship in the College of the Liberal Arts. She is an instructional designer by training, and comes to this position with experience supporting faculty on pedagogically-sound uses of technology in teaching and learning in online, hybrid, and resident courses. She holds an MA in Education in Instructional Technologies from San Francisco State University and a BA in English from Stonehill College.
Casey Fenton is the Digital Media Coordinator in the College of the Liberal Arts. He previously served as Project Development Manager for Penn State Public Media, where he developed nationally distributed public television documentaries and new media projects. He works closely with faculty looking to incorporate media and technology into teaching and research.
Dawn Taylor is a Digital Humanities Scholar and a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature. Her areas of specialization are Latin American literature, particularly, Brazilian and Cuban, translation, digital humanities, book history, and publication history.
Helen Huet is a Digital Humanities Scholar and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of French and Francophone Studies at Penn State University. She has recently presented a paper on the role and the meaning of illustrations in La porte des rêves by Marcel Schwob (1898) at the Western Society for French History and is organizing a panel, entitled “Humanities in a Digital Age,” for the same conference to be held in Atlanta in October 2013.