Our Team

Christina Boyles

Assistant Professor

Christina Boyles is an Assistant Professor of Culturally-engaged Digital Humanities in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures. She is the founder of the Hurricane Memorial project and is the co-founder of the Makers by Mail project. Her research explores the relationship between surveillance, social justice, and the environment. Her published work appears in The Southern Literary Journal, The South Central Review, and Plath Profiles, and her forthcoming work will appear in Digital Humanities Quarterly, Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in the Digital Humanities, American Quarterly, and Studies in American Indian Literatures.

Andrew Boyles Petersen

Digital Scholarship Librarian

Andy Petersen is a digital scholarship librarian in the MSU Libraries. His research centers on issues surrounding data ethics, surveillance, and maker culture.

Arun Jacob

Independent Scholar

Arun Jacob is a non-full time Faculty member in the Department of Liberal Studies at Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Hamilton, Ontario. He is a technologist, communicator, artist and educator whose interests include but are not limited to studying the politics of digital labour, the anxiety of agile employment, machines learning karma, and developing critical literacies in media, communication and culture. Arun produces and hosts the weekly radio show 'Hackademics' on CFMU 93.3 FM where he covers topics in the realm of digital culture, media and technology.