Software Engineer, Humanities Research Computing at Harvard University
Cole Crawford holds a BS in Computing Science and Informatics and English from Creighton University, and an MA in Literature and Culture from Oregon State University. He works as a specialist in the Arts and Humanities Research Computing unit at Harvard, and is the current staff co-chair of Harvard’s Digital Scholarship Support Group. Cole uses his background in literary studies and software development to help humanities scholars model, assess, and process their data and present their research through digital collections and web applications. Cole’s literary research focuses on eighteenth and nineteenth-century British laboring-class writers.