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Lab Administration

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Mark Algee-Hewitt

Mark Algee-Hewitt’s research focuses on the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in England and Germany and seeks to combine literary criticism with digital and quantitative analyses of literary texts. In particular he is interested in the history of aesthetic theory and the development and transmission of aesthetic and philosophic concepts during the Enlightenment and Romantic periods. He is also interested in the relationship between aesthetic theory and the poetry of the long eighteenth century. Mark Algee-Hewitt can be reached at

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Matt Warner

Matt Warner works on the intersection of queer theory and computational methods. His research focuses on the 20th century history of anglophone queer book publication and circulation, with a particular focus on the history of bibliographies, book recommendation and their connection to queer representation in fiction. Matt Warner can be reached at

Core Research Team

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Nichole Nomura

Nichole Nomura received her PhD from the Stanford University Department of English and is a graduate of Stanford’s Graduate School of Education (M.A). Currently a postdoctoral scholar at C.E.S.T.A., she studies textual difficulty, representations of literary study in school contexts, and how science fiction and young adult literature teach and are taught, using methods from the digital humanities, literary criticism, and education. Nichole Nomura can be reached at Nichole Nomura can be reached at

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Unjoo Oh

Unjoo Oh is a PhD candidate in English literature at Stanford University. She received her MA degree in English from Sogang University, South Korea. Her research centers around British literature from the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries, especially on how (in)organic nonhumans affect and are affected by the remediation of premodern texts. She is also a graduate coordinator of Renaissances at Stanford. Unjoo Oh can be reached at Unjoo Oh can be reached at

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Alex Sherman

Alex Sherman is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Stanford University. He studies literature and science, maritime colonialism, and Gothic fiction, focusing on the British empire in the eighteenth century. His work with the Literary Lab has appeared in The Journal of Cultural Analytics and Post45. He is also a graduate coordinator at the Center for the Study of the Novel. Alex Sherman can be reached at

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Carmen Thong

Carmen Thong is a PhD candidate in English and is completing an MA in Public Policy at Stanford University. She works in the fields of Postcolonial/World Literature and Digital Humanities, and studies how texts from the Global South are discovered within the global literary supply chain. She is also a Knight Hennessy scholar and a Jacobsson Family Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellow. Carmen Thong can be reached at


Kay Barrett
Emma Brush
Lydia Burleson
Annika Butler-Wall
Quinn Dombrowski
Steele Douris
Catrin Haberfield
Gabi Keane
Alix Keener
Annie K. Lamar
Luca Messarra
Jessica Monaco
Merve Tekgürler


Julia Gershon
Sarah Sophie Schwarzhappel


Simone Abiatti University of Bergamo
Erik Fredner University of Virginia
Svenja Guhr Technical University of Darmstadt
Aaron Hanlon Colby College
Ryan Heuser Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton University
Mike Hill SUNY Albany
Yuliya Ilchuk Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University
Yohei Igarashi University of Connecticut
Maciej Kurzynski Lingnan University
Zuza Leniarska University of Warsaw
Mark McGurl Stanford English Department
Lisa Mendelman Menlo College
Anna Mukamal Coastal Carolina University
J.D. Porter Price Lab; University of Pennsylvania
Ramón Saldívar Stanford English Department
Kendra Terry Derner School of Psychology, Adelphi University
Elaine Treharne Stanford English Department
Jennifer Wolf Stanford Graduate School of Education


Luca Abbattista
Sarah Allison Loyola University
Cameron Blevins Northeastern University
Michael Burger Roger Williams University
Cynthia Chen
Abigail Droge Emory University
Tasha Eccles Yale University
Ed Finn Arizona State University
Morgan Frank Harvard University
Marissa Gemma
Vickie Googasian
Holst Katsma
Maria Kraxenberger University of Suttgart
Glen Layne-Worthey HathiTrust Research Center, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Long Le-Khac Loyola University, Chicago
Xander Manshel McGill University
Felix Muzny
Dominique Pestre
Stefania Petruzzelli
Kelsey Reardon
Andrew Shepard University of Utah
Elisabetta Sibilio Università degli studi di Cassino
Micah Siegal
Oleg Sobchuk University of Tartu
Regina T.H. Ta
Hannah Walser New York University
Irena Yamboliev