Curtis Fletcher is the Associate Director of the Polymathic Labs.
He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Southern California and B.A.s in history and philosophy from the University of California at Berkeley. His research spans the history of technology, the history of humanities education, science and technology studies, and visual studies. He specializes in digital research and writing in the humanities with particular expertise in new models for authoring, credentialing, and publishing born-digital, multimodal, humanities scholarship.
Prior to directing the Polymathic Labs at the Harman Academy Curtis had been Associate Multimedia Editor for Urban History at Cambridge University Press (2008-2009); Administrative Assistant for the Center for Transformative Scholarship in the Digital Age (2008-2009); Administrative Director for the Program in Science, Technology and Society (2009-2012); Director of Digital Communications for the Visual Studies Research Institute (2013) and Project Manager for the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture (2013-2016).
He is currently Co-PI on a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Office of Digital Humanities for the development of editorial and review workflows in Scalar, an open source authoring and publishing platform for digital scholarship.