Geoffrey Rockwell, PhD
Pronouns: he, him, his
Area of Study / Keywords
Digital Humanities AI Ethics Text Analysis and Visualization
Dr. Geoffrey Martin Rockwell is a Professor of Philosophy and Digital Humanities at the University of Alberta, Canada since 2008. He studied philosophy at Haverford College (BA) and the University of Toronto (MA, PhD). He is currently an Amii (Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute) Fellow.
Geoffrey Rockwell has published on textual visualization and analysis, AI ethics and computing in the humanities including a book from the MIT Press, Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities (2016). He is a co-developer of Voyant Tools, a suite of text analysis tools, and leads the TAPoR project documenting text tools. He blogs at theoreti.ca.
Geoffrey Rockwell teaches in the MA in Digital Humanities. He teaches courses on Theoretical Issues in Humanities Computing, Big Data and Text Analysis in the Humanities, and Information Ethics.