Meet the Digital Humanities Center staff
Digital Humanities Center staff are available for consultations and questions related to digital technologies when the DH Center is open.
Dr. Pamella Lach, Digital Humanities Librarian and DH Center Director
Pamella Lach (she/her/hers) is the Digital Humanities Librarian, Director of the Digital Humanities Center, and Co-Director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DH@SDSU). Pam’s work explores how new and emerging technologies transform humanistic scholarship and pedagogy. Her areas of interest include data visualization, folksonomy, user experience design, project management, digital pedagogy, surveillance, critical librarianship, and anti-racist digital humanities. She has a PhD in U.S. Cultural History with an emphasis on gender and film history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a MS in Information Science from UNC’s School of Information and Library Science.
Patrick Flanigan, DH Center Programs & Operations Specialist
Patrick Flanigan (he/him/his) is the Digital Humanities Center Programs & Operations Specialist. He supports the DH Initiative’s research, scholarly and creative activities in the Digital Humanities Center. This involves leading the production of digital literacy and tool-based (asynchronous) tutorials and other online learning materials, including creating new tutorials and overseeing student assistants’ production of peer-to-peer tool tutorials; tutorial topics might focus on (but are not limited to): Adobe Creative Cloud, lightweight data visualization platforms, podcasting, digital storytelling and electronic-literature platforms, mobile applications, and text analysis tools.