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Charles Travis

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Research Fellow Trinity College DublinTrinity Long Room Hub
Biography

Dr. Charles Travis was awarded a PhD in Geography from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) in 2006. He also possesses MA degrees in Geography & Planning (University of Toledo 1999) Mass Communication/Journalism (Bowling Green State University, 1991) and a Bachelor degree in Psychology (University of Toledo, 1997). He is currently a Research Fellow with the Trinity Long Room Hub at TCD. In addition to his work on the European Observatory of the New Human Condition an Environmental Humanities project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon foundation he teaches and is a PhD adviser on the Digital Arts and Humanities PhD program. His research specialties include the digital and environmental humanities, human geography, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) theory and methodologies, social media, Big Data and neo-geography). He was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Digital Humanities from Trinity (2008-2010) and designed and constructed the “Digital Literary Atlas of Ireland, 1929-1949″. He has published works in literary, cultural and historical geography, digital humanities and GIS in international peer reviewed journals and has published the following texts: “Abstract Machine: Humanities GIS” (Esri Press: 2015), “History and GIS: Epistemologies, Considerations and Reflections” Co-edited with Alexander von Lünen, (Springer Press: 2012) and “Literary Landscapes of Ireland: Geographies of Irish Stories, 1929-1946″ (Mellen Press: 2009)