David Wrisley

David Wrisley, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, NYUAD

Associate Professor of Digital Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: djw12@nyu.edu
Education: AB University of Chicago; MA/PhD Princeton University

Research Areas: late medieval court culture, Mediterranean studies, multilingual corpora analysis, spatial humanities


David Wrisley is a comparative medievalist and digital humanist. His research straddles the domains of late medieval court culture, Mediterranean studies, multilingual corpora analysis and the spatial humanities. He founded and organized the first digital humanities training institute in the Middle East in Beirut in 2015. 

David Wrisley's research interests include European and Mediterranean Middle Ages; digital humanities; spatial humanities; digital textual studies; location-based inquiry; participatory mapping; digitally curated landscapes; comparative literature; Francophone literature; Arabic literature; medieval love theory (Islamic and European).

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