Scott Kleinman

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Curriculum Vitae



PhD in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge (1997)

MA in English Language and Literature, University of St Andrews (1992)
Note: the MA is the undergraduate degree in Scotland.

Work Experience

2010 - Present: California State University, Northridge
Professor of English and Director, Center for the Digital Humanities

2005 - 2010: California State University, Northridge
Associate Professor of English

1999 - 2005: California State University, Northridge
Assistant Professor of English

1997 - 1999: University of Missouri, Columbia
Visiting Professor of English

1995 - 1997: University of Cambridge (Various Colleges)
Supervisor in English

1995 - 1997: British and European Studies Group (for Year Abroad Students from the USA)

Affiliations and Memberships in Professional Organisations

Associate Faculty Member of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Membership in the Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy of America, Medieval Association of the Pacific, and the Association for Computers and the Humanities


Excellent reading knowledge of Old and Middle English, French (modern and medieval), and Latin; Good reading knowledge of Old Norse, Italian, and German; fair reading knowledge of medieval Welsh.

Technical Expertise

Excellent knowledge of HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, JSON, TEI/XML, PHP, Python, and MySQL and MongoDB databases. Extensive familiarity with Wordpress, Drupal, and Scalar. Experience working with numerous text analysis and visualization tools (e.g. MALLET, Gephi, d3.js), APIs (e.g. IIIF), and development tools (e.g. git and GitHub).

Last Update: 4 August 2021