Dr. Jennifer Isasi recently join PSU as an Assistant Research Professor of Digital Scholarship. Her position in progress will establish a research methodologies community at PSU to articulate and integrate digital research in projects in the humanities and social sciences. She also collaborates with the Department of Research Informatics and Publishing at PSU Libraries to participate in collaborative workshops, run DH grants and assist research in general. Jennifer is also a member of the editorial board of the open access journal Programming Historian. She contributes to the Spanish-speaking team with translations and editing, and serves as the Communications Manager for the overall board.
Prior to joining Penn State, Jennifer was a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation in Latin American and Latino/a Studies at the University of Texas Libraries, where she contributed to collections as data efforts, educational resources, and digital scholarship initiatives at LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections. Isasi holds a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies with a specialization in Digital Humanities from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2017), a MA in the same field, a Certificate on Professional Qualification on Digital Humanities (2015) and a BA in English Philology (2011).