Digital Humanities Research Developer, Academic Computing Services, Stanford University Libraries
Karl Grossner earned a Ph.D. from the UCSB Department of Geography (2010), supervised by Michael Goodchild, and co-led the TeachSpatial project (www.teachspatial.org) with spatial@ucsb Program Director Donald Janelle. In addition to spatial thinking and learning, his research interests include: modeling historical knowledge in GIS databases, the emerging genre of scholarly digital historical atlases, and computational models of place. Grossner has a B.S. in Instructional Design and Technology from California State University, Chico, and is an experienced designer/developer of web software and instructional material, with a professional background in databases, graphical communication, and networks. He is currently working at Stanford University Libraries as a Digital Humanities Research Developer, consulting and collaborating with humanities faculty seeking to integrate digital mapping and modeling methods in research projects.