Assistant Clinical Professor of Digital Humanities and Digital Studies
Jeffrey Moro is a Assistant Clinical Professor with the African American Digital and Experimental Humanities (AADHum) Initiative at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on how media technologies facilitate our cultural understanding of the natural world, with particular interests in the creative and technical applications of environmental data in contemporary cultural production. He has published in the journals Amodern, Media Fields, ISLE, and Qui Parle, and is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Review of Books. He is currently at work on a book project titled Atmospheric Media, which explores media techniques and technologies for computing the air and their consequent relationships to climate change. Before joining AADHum, he completed a PhD in English with a certificate in Digital Studies at the University of Maryland and worked as a Post-Baccalaureate Resident with Five College Digital Humanities, serving Amherst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He is also a founding member of the Immersive Realities Lab for the Humanities, an independent workgroup for digital and experimental humanities research. His website is jeffreymoro.com.