Associate Professor of English and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks
K.J. Rawson works at the intersections of the Digital Humanities and Rhetoric, LGBTQ+, and Feminist Studies. Focusing on archives as key sites of cultural power, he studies the rhetorical work of queer and transgender archival collections in brick-an…
Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director of Participatory Modeling and Data Science; Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps and Networks
Moira Zellner’s academic background lies at the intersection of Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Science, and Complexity. She has served as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in interdisciplinary projects examining how specifi…
Associate Director, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks & Women Writers Project
Sarah Connell is the Associate Director of the Women Writers Project and the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on text encoding and computational text analysis, medieval and early modern literature, …
Assistant Director, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks
Sean P. Rogers is the Assistant Director of the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University. His research spans computational social science with broad interests in the application of natural language processing, machine learning, …
Visiting Assistant Professor of English; Co-Director, Digital Integration Teaching Initiative
Lawrence Evalyn studies infrastructure and gender in the histories of digital texts. He is currently writing a monograph on the history of mass digitization, exploring when and why women’s writing and authorless writing from the eighteenth cent…
Kirsten T. Saxton
Professor of English, Mills College at Northeastern University; NULab Mills College Coordinator
Kirsten T. Saxton is a literary and cultural studies scholar whose work connects emergent theories and historical narratives. Her interest in collaborative research, place-based situated knowledge, and digital humanities informs all of her work.
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon
Distinguished Professor of English
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon teaches courses in the fields of early American literature, Atlantic theatre and performance, and transatlantic print culture. She is the author of New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849 (D…
University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences
David Lazer is a University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences, Northeastern University, and Co-Director, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. Prior to coming to Northeastern University, he was on the faculty at the Ha…
Assistant Professor, Mills College at Northeastern University
Sahar Abi-Hassan’s expertise lies at the intersection of judicial politics, legal advocacy, and political methodology. Using network analysis, she studies the qualities of and interactions among interest groups, and its influence on judicial behavior
Professor of English and Africana Studies
Professor Aljoe’s research focuses on 18th and early 19th Century Black Atlantic and Caribbean literature with a specialization on the slave narrative and early novels. In addition to teaching in these areas, she has published articles on these…
Assistant Professor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Silvio Amir is an assistant professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. He develops NLP, ML and IR methods for personal and user generated text (e.g. social media) applied to tasks involving subjective, personalized or user-level inferences
Senior Lecturer in Modern History, New College of the Humanities, London
Olly Ayers is a Senior Lecturer in Modern History and Director of Curriculum Development at New College of the Humanities, part of Northeastern’s global network in London. He studied at the universities of Manchester and Kent in the UK and his research focuses on the connections between race and urban space.
Head of Faculty and Associate Professor in Philosophy, New College of the Humanities, London
Dr Brian Ball is Head of Faculty in Philosophy and Chair of the Research Committee at New College of the Humanities, London. He works in the philosophy of mind and language, and is currently engaged in a computational project in social epistemology.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Nick Beauchamp is a core faculty member of the Network Science Institute and the NULab for Text, Maps and Networks. His research uses techniques from natural language processing, machine learning, Bayesian statistics, and network analysis to examine …
Assistant Professor in the Khoury College
Michelle Borkin is an Assistant Professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University on the Boston Campus. She is also Co-Lead of the Visualization @ Khoury Lab, Co-Director and Co-Founder of the Northeastern Visualization …
Professor of the Practice, Journalism, College of Arts, Media and Design
Matthew Carroll is a Professor of the Practice in Journalism. Previously he ran the Knight Foundation-funded Future of News initiative at the MIT Media Lab; before that, he worked for 26 years at the Boston Globe, specializing in data storytelling.
N. Fadeke Castor
Assistant Professor of Religion and Africana Studies
N. Fadeke Castor (she/they) is a Black Feminist ethnographer and African diaspora studies scholar, with research and teaching interests in religion, race, performance and the intersectional politics of decolonization. As a Yorùbá Ifá initiate of Trin…
Assistant Professor in Politics and International Relations, Northeastern University – London
Xuechen Chen is an Assistant Professor in Politics & International Relations at Northeastern University London, and a Visiting Research Fellow at the London Asia-Pacific Centre for Social Science, King’s College London.
Dean of Libraries; Vice Provost for Information Collaboration; Professor of History
Dan Cohen is the Vice Provost for Information Collaboration, Dean of the Libraries, and professor of history at Northeastern University. His work has focused on the impact of digital media and technology on all aspects of knowledge and learning, from…
Pedro Miguel Cruz
Assistant Professor, Art and Design, College of Arts, Media and Design
Pedro Cruz explores new metaphoric and figurative ways to visualize information. Pedro was an Invited Assistant Professor for 5 years at the University of Coimbra and was a researcher at the Computational Design and Visualization Lab/CDV.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science
Sina Fazelpour is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science at Northeastern University. During 2020-21, he is the Council Fellow on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Data Policy. Sina’s research focuses on issues of …
Professor of the Practice in English; Director, Digital Scholarship Group
Julia Flanders is a professor of the practice in English and the director of the Digital Scholarship Group in the Northeastern University Library. She also directs the Women Writers Project and serves as editor in chief of Digital Humanities Quarterl…
Assistant Professor of Design and Data Analysis, CAMD (Art + Design) and DMSB (Marketing)
Nabeel’s research seeks to use tools from computation and design to foster pluralism—an inclusive response to diversity in society—in ways that enhance educational, economic, and social wellbeing in both digital and physical spaces.
Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor, Architecture, College of Arts, Media and Design
Matthew Gin is a historian of architecture and visual culture in the early modern world whose research focuses on the politics of design production, architecture’s relationship to other art forms, and architecture-adjacent practices like ritual.
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, College of Arts, Media and Design; and Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Katherine Haenschen researches the intersection of digital media and politics. Her research utilizes experiments to measure the effect of digital communications on voter turnout. She previously spent eight years managing political campaigns in Texas.
Faculty Affiliate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Assistant Professor of Journalism
Meg Heckman is a journalist, author and educator focused on building a news ecosystem that is robust, diverse and equipped to serve all segments of society. She is an assistant professor of journalism and a faculty affiliate of the NULab for Texts, M…
Assistant Professor of Sociology at Mills College at Northeastern University
Mario Hernandez is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Mills College at Northeastern University. He is an urban sociologist who specializes in the study of gentrification. His current research examines the role of art and artists in cities.
VLE and Learning Resources Manager, Northeastern University – London
Jed manages the Canvas VLE and library service in London. His research specialisation is digital operations in tertiary and adult education https://www.collegewebsites.ac.uk/. He is a member of both https://www.alt.ac.uk/ and https://www.bera.ac.uk/.
Assistant Professor, Architecture, College of Arts, Media and Design
Ang Li maintains a collaborative design practice that works through material experiments and built interventions to explore the role of reference and reuse in contemporary architectural production in addition to her teaching.
Associate Professor in English at Northeastern London
Peter Maber researches the connections between creativity and place. He is the creator of a course on British Drama and its London contexts, and is currently working on a project to map the origins and development of West End theatre in London.
Associate Professor and Director of Latinx, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Dr. Isabel Martinez is a Latinx youth immigration scholar whose research has primarily focused on the transnational lives of unaccompanied immigrant teenagers from Mexico/Central America. She is currently developing the New York Latinx Comedy Project…
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology and Criminal Justice
Cassie McMillan’s research applies a social networks perspective to disentangle how our connections both reproduce and challenge systems of social inequality. She is interested in developing statistical and computational methodologies that can better…
Assistant Professor of Race and Social Justice in the Built Environment
Cara Michell is an urban planner with a background in sculpture from Princeton University. Cara holds a Masters in Urban Planning from Harvard University. She was a Senior Urban Planner and Associate at WXY Studio in New York. Cara’s conceptual art h…
Professor and the Associate Dean of Faculty in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Mislove’s primary field of interest concerns distributed systems and networks, with a focus on using social networks to enhance the security, privacy, and efficiency of newly emerging systems. He is a core faculty member of the Cybersecurity and Priv…
Alicia Sasser Modestino
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Economics; Research Director, Dukakis Center
Alicia Sasser Modestino is an Associate Professor with appointments in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Department of Economics at Northeastern University, where she also serves as the Research Director of the Dukakis Center for …
Clinical Instructor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Felix Muzny focuses on student learning, curriculum development, interdisciplinary computing education, and computational literary analysis. They have created and developed undergraduate and faculty-level pedagogy development programs.
Ángel David Nieves
Dean’s Professor of Public and Digital Humanities and Professor of Africana Studies and History
Ángel David Nieves is Professor of Africana Studies, History, and Digital Humanities in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) at Northeastern University and is an Affiliate Professor in the Department of English and in the School of Pu…
Daniel T. O’Brien
Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Criminology and Criminal Justice; Director, Boston Area Research Initiative; Director, PhD in Public Policy Program
Dr. Daniel T. O’Brien is a leader of the burgeoning field of “urban informatics”, which uses modern digital data to better understand and serve local communities. He is Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Scho…
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Art + Design
Dietmar Offenhuber’s research focuses on the relationship between design, technology, and governance. Dietmar is the author of the award-winning monograph Waste is Information (MIT Press), works as an advisor to the United Nations and published…
Associate Professor in Digital Transformation, Northeastern University London
Yu-Chun’s research interest mainly focuses on technology adoption and management, sustainability in project management, as well as pedagogy, particularly in playfulness and technology use in learning and teaching.
Professor of the Practice in History
Jessica Parr (she/they) is a historian of the Early Modern Atlantic, specializing in race and memory long eighteenth century, as well as in digital humanities, and archival studies. They are the author of Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism…
Associate Professor of History
Chris Parsons is an interdisciplinary historian of science, medicine, and the environment in early modern Atlantic World. His current research traces the devastating spread of smallpox and other European illnesses in the northeast (New France, New En…
Special Advisor to the Provost on Humanics; Professor of History
In her role as Special Advisor to the Provost on Humanics, Uta G. Poiger is working with colleagues, students and partners across Northeastern’s global campus system to foster signature educational initiatives in the context of Northeastern’s experie…
Stotsky Associate Professor in Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies
Simon Rabinovitch is the Stotsky Associate Professor of Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies at Northeastern University in Boston, where he teaches and writes on a range of topics in European, Jewish, Russian, and legal history. His books include J…
Professor at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Tina Eliassi-Rad is a professor of computer science at Northeastern University. She is also a core faculty member at Northeastern University’s Network Science Institute. Prior to joining Northeastern, she was an associate professor of computer scienc…
Associate Professor, Information Systems and Network Science
Christoph Riedl holds a joint appointment with the Khoury College of Computer Sciences and is a Network Science Institute faculty member. His focus includes understanding how social and economic networks shape collaboration and decision-making.
Carlos Sandoval Olascoaga
Assistant Professor of HCI and Inclusive Design, School of Architecture, College of Media, Arts, and Design
Carlos Sandoval Olascoaga is Assistant Professor at the College of Media, Arts, and Design. He develops information models for design collaboration, computational interfaces for multi-user design, and algorithms for large-scale design synthesis.
Associate Professor of Philosophy; Ronald L. and Linda A. Rossetti Professor for the Humanities; Undergraduate Program Director (Philosophy)
Rory Smead is an associate professor of philosophy and the Ronald L. and Linda A. Rossetti Professor for the Humanities at Northeastern University. Smead’s research interests include philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, logic and game …
Brooke Foucault Welles
Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Affiliated Faculty of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Combining the methods of computational social science and network science with the theories of communication studies, Foucault Welles studies how online communication networks enable and constrain behavior, with particular emphasis on how these netwo…
Associate Professor of Media Innovation & Technology
John Wihbey is the author of The Social Fact: News and Knowledge in a Networked World (MIT Press, 2019). An affiliate of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Ethics Institute, he is also faculty co-director of Northeastern’s Co-Labo…
Associate Professor and Director of the BS in Cybersecurity Program
Wilson’s research lies at the intersection of Big Data, security, and privacy; while drawing on methods from the computer, social, political, and economic sciences. He is a 2019 Sloan Fellow and a 2019-2020 Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Inte…