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Steven  Jones

Steven Jones

Steven Jones
DeBartolo Chair in Liberal Arts and Professor of Digital Humanities


Office: CPR 303
Phone: 813/974-4131



Steven Jones is DeBartolo Chair in Liberal Arts and Professor of English and Digital Humanities. Before coming to USF in 2016 he was Distinguished Visiting Professor at CUNY Grad Center in New York for 2014-2015, and he taught at Loyola University Chicago for 28 years, where he was Founding Co-Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities. He's the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Keats-Shelley Association of America in 2013, Editor of the Keats-Shelley Journal (1993-2004) and Vice President of the Keats-Shelley Association of America (2004-2013), Founding Steering Committee and Executive Board member of NINES (the Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship), and co-creator and General Editor of the Romantic Circles Website. He has taught and conducted research in British Romantic literature, textual studies, and digital humanities, and is author of numerous essays and books, including (with co-author George K. Thiruvathukal), Codename Revolution: The Nintendo Wii Platform, Platform Studies series (MIT Press, 2012), The Emergence of the Digital Humanities (Routledge, 2014), and Roberto Busa, S.J. and the Emergence of Humanities Computing (Routledge, 2016). He is Principal Investigator on a 3D-modeling and archiving project, “Reconstructing the First Humanities Computing Center” (supported by a Level II NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant, 2017-2019), and is founder and Faculty Coordinator of the USF DHLabs, a shared space for collaborative research in the humanities. (For more details, see his website and c.v.)