July 23, 2021

Welcome to Found History

Found History is the professional website of Tom Scheinfeldt. Tom is Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Connecticut, where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Digital Media and Design and the Department of History. Tom is also Director of Greenhouse Studios, a transdisciplinary research unit aimed at reframing the practices, pathways and products of scholarship in the digital age through “inquiry-driven,” “collaboration-first” approaches to the creation and expression of knowledge. Formerly Managing Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Tom has directed several award-winning digital humanities projects, including The September 11 Digital Archive, THATCamp, and Omeka. Trained as an historian of science and public historian with a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and master’s and doctoral degrees from Oxford, Tom has written and lectured extensively about collaborative scholarship, digital humanities, the history of museums, and the history of science. Tom is a contributor to Debates in Digital Humanities (University of Minnesota Press) and co-editor of Hacking the Academy (University of Michigan Press).

You can reach Tom by email at tom@foundhistory.org.

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