Research & Academic Services

Jessica Otis is the library’s Digital Humanities Specialist working closely with faculty, students and the broader community interested in pursuing projects and research through a digital humanities lens by using digital resources and computational tools. As a Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Early Modern Studies at Carnegie Mellon University, she worked on the Six Degrees of Francis Bacon Digital Humanities project. She received both her M.S. in Mathematics and her Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia.  Her research focuses on the cultural history of mathematics and cryptography in early modern England.