Associate Professor, History, University of Houston
Dr. Neumann is Associate Professor of Roman/Digital History at the University of Houston. Her research applies 21st-century technologies and innovative methodologies to analyze the ancient past and advance academic and public engagement with this history. Her book – Antioch in Syria: A History from Coins (300 BCE-450 CE) (Cambridge University Press, 2021) – analyzes the long-term development of one Syrian city through a combination of digital technologies, Exploratory Data Analysis, and coin evidence. Neumann has worked with archaeological projects in Rome, Pompeii, and Israel and is the executive producer of the podcast, Public Historians at Work.
Ancient history is to be found in places other than books and museums these days, and since UX is almost everywhere, it was inevitable that the two should meet. But as projects in the digital humanities–or interactive exhibits, sites, and apps with humanities content– have grown in number, usability has not been factored in. Our […]