Elijah is based in the Academic Technology Lab and is responsible for consulting with Humanities faculty on scholarly projects to identify technical approaches, processes and tools. He also evaluates and integrates existing software tools for use in the Humanities, as well as designing and implementing new applications. Elijah will collaborate closely with the Academic Technology Specialist Program as well as with others in Academic Computing Services.
Elijah came to to the ATL from the University of California, Merced interdisciplinary World Cultures Graduate Group where he's been implementing digital humanities projects and working with undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, librarians and technical staff while pursuing his Ph.D. in Digital Humanities . Alongside Ruth Mostern, he recently completed the Digital Gazetteer of the Song Dynasty , which utilizes MySQL and ArcGIS to visualize and analyze political change in medieval China.
Elijah specializes in databases, spatial analysis, modeling and representation of processes using abstraction and animation and has experience with a variety of toolsets to create interesting visualizations or analysis such as ArcGIS, MySQL, ActionScript and PHP .