About

Dr. Jennifer Guiliano received a Bachelors of Arts in English and History from Miami University (2000), a Masters of Arts in History from Miami University (2002), and a Masters of Arts (2004) in American History from the University of Illinois before completing her Ph.D. in History at the University of Illinois (2010). She currently holds a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of History and affiliated faculty in Native American Studies at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

She has served as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant and Program Manager at the Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (2008-2010) and as Associate Director of the Center for Digital Humanities (2010-2011) and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of South Carolina. She most recently held a position as Assistant Director at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland where she also served as an adjunct instructor in the Department of History and the Digital Cultures program in the Honor’s College.

Dr. Guiliano currently serves as President (2016-2018) of the Association for Computing in the Humanities (ACH). She is  co-director with Trevor Muñoz of the Humanities Intensive Teaching + Learning Initiative (HILT) and as co-author with Simon Appleford of DevDH.org, a resource for digital humanities project development.

An award-winning teacher and scholar, Dr. Guiliano recently published her monograph Indian Spectacle: College Mascots and the Anxiety of Modern America, which traces the appropriation, production, dissemination, and legalization of Native American images as sports mascots in the late 19th and 20th centuries. She is also completing her co-authored work Getting Started in the Digital Humanities (Wiley & Sons, forthcoming).

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign August 2002 to January 2010
Doctor of Philosophy in History

Major Field: United States History since 1815
Minor Fields: Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Hybridity; Transnational Culture of Sport
Advisors: Dr. Adrian Burgos and Dr. David Roediger

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Adrian Burgos, Dr. David Roediger, Dr. Michael Giardina, Dr. Frederick Hoxie
Defended: December 1, 2009; Deposited: January 4, 2010; Conferred: May 16, 2010
Dissertation title: An American Spectacle: College Mascots and the Performance of Tradition

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign August 2002 to December 2004
Master of Arts in American History
Advisors: Dr. Adrian Burgos and Dr. David Roediger

Miami University, Oxford, OH September 2000 to May 2002
Master of Arts in American History

Advisor: Dr. Marguerite Shaffer
Thesis Committee: Dr. Marguerite Shaffer, Dr. Allan Winkler, Dr. Andrew Cayton
Master’s Thesis: Red Card: the Role of Native Americans as Sports Mascots at Miami University

Miami University, Oxford, OH September 1997 to December 2000
Bachelors of Arts: History and English Literature Majors

Other Publications

TEACHING

Refereed: Books

*Jennifer Guiliano and Simon Appleford, Getting Started in the Digital Humanities (Boston: John Wiley and Sons Press, in-preparation).

 

Refereed: Articles

*Jennifer Guiliano, “Professionalization.” In Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments, edited by Rebecca Frost Davis, Matthew K. Gold, Katherine D. Harris, and Jentry Sayers. New York, NY: Modern Language Association, MLA Commons, 2015. https://digitalpedagogy.commons.mla.org/.

 

Non-Refereed: Instructional Materials

Jennifer Guiliano and Melissa Rohde, Test Bank and Instructor’s Resource Manual, in The People: A History of Native America, authored by Frederick Hoxie, R. David Edmunds, and Neil Salisbury (Houghton Mifflin, 2006).

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Refereed: Books

*Indian Spectacle: College Mascots and the Anxiety of Modern America (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, March 31, 2015).

Refereed: Articles

*“The Future of the Humanities in the 21st Century Digital World Through Post-Colonial and Post-Institutional Digital Humanities.” In Anne McGrail, Angel David Nieves, and Siobhan Senier, eds. Debates in Digital Humanities: Institutions, Infrastructures at the Interstices (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, in preparation).

“The Fascination and Frustration with Native American Mascots.” In Douglas Hartmann and Christopher Uggen, eds., Color Lines and Racial Angles (New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2014), 95-114.

Michael Simeone, Jennifer Guiliano, Rob Kooper, and Peter Bajcsy, Digging into Data Using New Collaborative Infrastructures Supporting Humanities-based Computer Science Research.” First Monday 16 (5): May 2, 2011. Available from: http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/3372/2950

Refereed: Posters and Workshops

Cory Bohon, Jennifer Guiliano, James Smith, George Williams, and Amanda Visconti, “Making the Digital Humanities More Open” Poster. In the Journal of Digital Humanities 3:1 (April 2014) Special Issue on Digital Humanities 2013. http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/3-1/making-the-digital-humanities-more-open-modeling-digital-humanities-for-a-wider-audience/

 

Special Issues

*Jennifer Guiliano and Mia Ridge, eds. The Future of Digital Methods for Complex Datasets. Special Issue, International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing (IJHAC) 10:1 (Spring 2016).

Invited Publications: Articles

“Leutwiler’s Indian”: Creating the “Chief” tradition at the university of Illinois.” In Studies in Symbolic Interaction 34, edited by Norman Denzin and C. Richard King. London: Emerald Group Publishing, 2010.

“Chasing Objectivity? Critical Reflections on History, Identity, and the Public Performance of Indian Mascots,” Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies 11: December 2011, 535-543. Special issue on Research Acts, edited by Michael Giardina. 1532708611426108, first published on November 22, 2011 as doi:10.1177/1532708611426108.

“Gendered Discourse: Higher Education, Mascots, and Race.” In The Native American Mascots Controversy, edited by C. Richard King, 41-46. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010.

Post-Publication Special Selection: Blogs

“Making Digital Humanities Work” (full-text blog of Digital Humanities 2014 presentation). Digital Humanities Now Editor’s Choice, July 17, 2014. http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/2014/07/editors-choice-round-up-digital-humanities-2014-conference-papers/.

“I’ll see your open access and raise you two book contracts: or why the AHA should re-think its policy” (blog). Digital Humanities Now Editor’s Choice, July 25, 2013. http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/2013/07/editors-choice-aha-recommendations-embargoing-completed-history-phd-dissertations-roundup/.

 

“DH Internationally: Dispatches from Hamburg” (blog). DH2012 Round-Up. Digital Humanities Now Editor’s Choice, July 26, 2012. http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/2012/07/dh2012-round-up/.

Non-Refereed: Blogs, Articles, Thesis, and Dissertation

“Heating Up History at the AHA” (blog). Profhacker: a Chronicle of Higher Education Blog, January 16, 2014. Available from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/heating-up-history-at-the-aha/54571

Jennifer Guiliano and George Williams, “Accessibility and the Digital Humanities” (blog). Profhacker: a Chronicle of Higher Education Blog, September 20, 2012. Available from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/accessibility-and-the-digital-humanities/42782

“An American Spectacle: Collegiate Mascots and the Performance of Tradition” PhD diss., University of Illinois, 2010. ProQuest (3431092). Open Source (http://hdl.handle.net/2142/16068)

“Red Card: the Role of Native Americans as Sports Mascots” MA Thesis, Miami University, 2002. OCLC (50743318).

Non-Refereed: Digital Resources

Simon Appleford and Jennifer Guiliano, DevDH.org. Digital resource consisting of slidedecks, bibliographies, digital templates, and podcasts. Available from: http://www.devdh.org

 

Reviews

“Access American Stories; Stories from Main Street; and Will to Adorn.” The Journal of American History (2014) 101 (2): 679-680. doi: 10.1093/jahist/jau452

“America’s Presidents; and Changing America: To Be Free.” The Journal of American History (2014) 101 (3): 1030-1032. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jahist/jau577

The Athletic Crusade: Sport and American Cultural Imperialism by Gerald R. Gems. Material Culture 41 (2): Fall 2009, 71- 74.

Native Americans in Sport and Society by C. Richard King, eds (Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 2005). H-Arete for the Sport Literature Association.

Who Owns Native Culture? by Michael F. Brown. Material Culture for the Pioneer American Society.

Fort Pillow, A Civil War Massacre and Public Memory by John Cimprich (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University, 2005.) Material Culture and Pioneer America Society Transactions 31:2008 for the Pioneer American Society.

Jeffrey Powers-Beck, The American Indian Integration of Baseball (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.) H-Arete for the Sport Literature Association. http://www.uta.edu/english/sla/br050622.html

Blog Posts

    Memberships

    4Humanities  11/2010-Present

    American Historical Association       2002-Present

    American Studies Association          2015-Present

    Association for Computers and the Humanities    2011- Present

    American Society for Ethnohistory 2014- Present

    Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC)        2007-Present

    Native American and Indigenous Studies Association      2014-Present

    North American Society for Sport History  2001- Present

    Organization of American Historians          2002- Present

     

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