Digital Humanities Academic Technology Consultant, Perkins Library
-- Duke University
William Shaw is the digital humanities academic technology consultant at Duke University Libraries. A graduate of Warren Wilson College, Shaw earned his M.A. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is now completing his Ph.D. in English literature. He is a student of British Romanticism and the digital humanities. As technical editor of the William Blake Archive, he created several new digital humanities tools while overseeing the development and maintenance of the leading digital project in his field. At Duke, he has helped build a wide range of digital projects as part of Humanities Writ Large, including research and pedagogical tools for faculty in the Humanities Labs, with Visiting Faculty Fellows, as well as the widely publicized Project Vox. His scholarly interests include William Blake, 19th century British poetry, William Hazlitt, and the curriculum and pedagogy of the digital humanities.