Stephen Brier Receives Inaugural NYC Digital Humanities Award
Professor Stephen Brier (Urban Education) has been named the inaugural recipient of the New York City Digital Humanities (NYCDH) Award, which honors an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to digital humanities in the region.
Professor Stephen Brier (Urban Education) has been named the inaugural recipient of the New York City Digital Humanities (NYCDH) Award for his contributions to digital humanities in the region.
The honor was awarded as part of DHWeek (February 6-10), a celebration of the digital humanities in the City. Brier delivered a keynote address to kick off the event.
“Brier’s career at CUNY and ASHP has included innovations in new media and public history, the development of important programs in digital pedagogy and humanities, and an unparalleled record of mentoring young scholars and building communities across the region,” the NYCDH said in an announcement.
Brier’s work focuses on U.S. social history and new media technology. He founded the GC’s Interactive Technology and Pedagogy certificate program and co-founded the M.A. in Liberal Studies Digital Humanities track, and was the founding director of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP/CML).