Associate Professor of English
University of Maryland
Matthew Kirschenbaum specializes in digital humanities and digital culture. In addition to his work as an Associate Professor in the English department at the University of Maryland, he is Associate Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, an affiliated faculty member with the College of Information Studies and the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at Maryland, and a member of the teaching faculty at the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School. His first book, Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination, was published by the MIT Press in 2008 and won multiple awards, including the 16th annual Prize for a First Book from the Modern Language Association (MLA).