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Willard McCarty joins NC State DH community

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Willard McCarty has been named Adjunct Professor in the Digital Humanities at NC State.

McCarty is Professor of Humanities Computing at King’s College, London. He is editor of the journal Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (2008-), founding editor of the online seminar Humanist (1987-), editor of Text and Genre in Reconstruction (2010), and author of the first comprehensive theoretical treatment of his field, Humanities Computing (2005).

He originally came to North Carolina as Meymandi Visiting Fellow and Convenor of the Institute in Digital Textual Studies at the National Humanities Center.

McCarty is widely recognized as a pioneer in the digital humanities, and is the recipient of the Canadian Award for Outstanding Achievement in Computing in the Arts and Humanities (2005), the Richard W. Lyman Award from Rockefeller Foundation (2006),and the Roberto Busa Award from the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (2013).

NC State is honored to welcome Willard to our faculty!