Stephen Rachman, Department of English, has accepted an appointment as Interim Director of the Digital Humanities (DH) Program in the College of Arts & Letters.
Rachman is an Associate Professor of 19th Century American Literature, Director of the American Studies Program, and Co-Director of the Digital Humanities Literary Cognition Laboratory at MSU. He came to MSU in 1993.
His appointment as Interim Director of the DH Program is in response to the recommendation of the Digital Humanities Steering Committee. It is a two-year appointment on a nine-month academic-year basis and will run from August 16, 2016, to August 15, 2018.
"I am honored and delighted to take on this position for the College of Arts & Letters,” Rachman said. “Digital Humanities is an exciting interdisciplinary endeavor in which our College has been and will continue to be a leader, and I am pleased to be able to participate in shaping its future and to aid in the cultivation of new areas of distinction and excellence.”