Andrew Torget is a historian of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and nineteenth-century North America at the University of North Texas, where he directs a digital humanities lab. A veteran of pioneering work in digital scholarship, he has been a featured speaker at Harvard, Stanford, Rice, Duke, Johns Hopkins, and the Library of Congress.
SCS 2018 Session 2: The Perilous Path of Going Up for Tenure in the Digital Age. (Presentation)
A personal account of a recent experience of going through the tenure process with a digital portfolio, detailing both the challenges and opportunities that digital humanities work presented for colleagues in UNT’s history department. In so doing, Torget will reflect on what 15-years of work in the digital humanities has meant for his career in the rapidly evolving academic landscape.