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Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation Speaker

Dr. Jo Guldi is a history professor who oversees Digital Humanities in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. She describes herself as a scholar of political economy, landscape and culture in modern Britain and its Empire.

Dr. Guldi also oversees the Dedman College lecture series, “Data is Made Up of Stories” that is offered through the College’s Interdisciplinary Institute. Guest lecturers and graduate students share how their use of big data and text mining has shaped their research across different disciplines.

Dr. Guldi, a Dallas native, received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her PhD in History at the University of California, Berkeley. She completed her postdoctoral work at the University of Chicago and the Harvard Society of Fellows.