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May 2, 2019

In the fall of 2018, Wheaton College historian Kathryn Tomasek made a visit to Indiana University, Bloomington, as a guest of IU’s Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities. AHR Interview producer Daniel Story sat down with her in front of a live audience to discuss historians and digital scholarship. Kathryn Tomasek is Professor of History at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, where she teaches nineteenth-century U.S. history, women’s history, and digital history, and is a founding director of the Wheaton College Digital History Project. She has written extensively on both women’s history and digital history and methodology and served as a member of the American Historical Association’s ad hoc Committee on the Professional Evaluation of Digital Publications by Historians. Her current focus includes an ongoing collaborative project to TEI encode historical financial records.