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Matthew Aiello

Matthew Aiello graduated from Stanford in June of 2015 with a B.A.H. in English Literature and a focus in Medieval Studies. He completed a Masters degree in Medieval English at Worcester College, University of Oxford in 2016 and a Latin Fellowship at UCLA in 2017. He is about to complete his doctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania, exploring Early English texts from the perspective of trauma theory. He worked on "Global Currents" for most of its duration. He is afraid of butterflies.

Benjamin Albritton

Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Stanford University Libraries

Mark Algee-Hewit

Associate Professor of English

Mark Algee-Hewittt is the co-director of the Stanford Literary Lab  and was co-principal investigator on Global Currents 1.0.

Celena Allen

Celena Allen was the Project Manager for the Stanford Global Currents project and now works in the Stanford University Development Office.

Jaye Boissiere

Jaye Boissiere was a Stanford sophomore when she began working as a research assistant on "Global Currents."

Mohamed Cheriet

Professor École de technologie supérieure - Génie de la production automatisée , Director, Synchromedia Laboratory and Consortium

Liz Fischer

Liz Fischer majored in CS+English, with a particular interest in Book History. She is completing a doctoral degree at the University of Texas, Austin. In her free time, Liz enjoys knitting, playing guitar, and board games.

Jasmine Guillory

Jasmine Guillory majored in CS + History with concentrations in Human-Computer Interaction and Africa, respectively.

Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee majored in History at Stanford.


Jaclyn Marcatili

Jaclyn majored in International Relations with a concentration in Social Development and Human Well-Being and a regional focus in Africa.  She also minored in Theater and Performance Studies with a concentration in Dance. 

Lindsay Mewes

Lindsay majored in American Studies with a concentration in Identity and Media.

Andrew Piper

Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar of German and European Literature, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures McGill University , Director of .txtLab

Lambert Schomaker

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Scientific Director ALICE, University of Groningen

Aisha Sharif

Aisha majored in International Relations with a  minor in Arabic.

Elaine Treharne

Roberta Bowman Denning Professor of Humanities, Professor of English, and, by Courtesy, of German Studies, and of Comparative Literature

Elaine Treharne is the Principal Investigator on the Global Currents project and Director of Stanford Text Technologies.