Faculty Q&A: Dennis Tenen on the Digital Humanities Revolution

February 13, 2014

TenenDennis Tenen, an assistant professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia, has an unusual background for a humanities scholar. An émigré from the former Soviet state of Moldova, he has a doctorate in comparative literature from Harvard as well as a software design prize from his former employer, Microsoft. Now he is using the tools of his old trade—code, data and algorithms—to help his students come to grips with the proliferation of new forms of information online.

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