Lisa Rhody is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she also earned her M.A. She received a B.A. in English from Denison University. Her research interests include 20th and 21st century literature, poetry, visual culture, and the digital humanities. She is a speaker in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts speaker series, served as a coordinator for the Freshman Writing Program at the University of Maryland, and recently was the Archives and Communication Coordinator at the Center for Teaching Excellence. Her research in digital humanities has included four years as a site manager for the scholarly website Romantic Circles, prior to that she also worked for The Dickinson Electronic Archive and for The Women’s Studies Database through the Office of Information Technology. Currently, she is completing her dissertation, “Revising Ekphrasis: Models of Verbal-Visual Networks in Women’s Contemporary Poetry,” in which she argues that computational methods such as textual and network analysis can help scholars challenge existing assumptions about the genre’s tradition, tropes, and canon.