OpenITI Team

OpenITI Team

Principal Investigators

Matthew Thomas Miller

Assistant Professor of Persian Literature & Digital Humanities, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies, University of Maryland, College Park; Director, Roshan Initiative in Persian Digital Humanities; Affiliate, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities

Maxim Romanov

Emmy Noether Junior Research Group Leader, The Evolution of Islamic Societies (c. 600-1600 CE), Universität Hamburg

Sarah Bowen Savant

Professor of History, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Khan University, London; Principal Investigator, KITAB project

Aga Khan University Personnel

Mathew Barber

Research Associate (Data Visualization), KITAB project

Lorenz Nigst

Research Associate (Corpus Management), KITAB project

Masoumeh Seydi

Digital Lead, KITAB project

Peter Verkinderen

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, KITAB project

University of Maryland, College Park Personnel

Şaban Ağalar

Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park; Graduate Fellow, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies

Jonathan Parkes Allen

Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies, University of Maryland, College Park; Acting Assistant Director, OpenITI AOCP project

John Mullan

Faculty Assistant, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies, University of Maryland, College Park; Digital Specialist, Roshan Initiative in Persian Digital Humanities

Mehdy Sedaghat Payam

Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park; Graduate Fellow, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies

Senior Advisors

Bridget Almas

Director of Data Innovation Strategy, State University of New York

Gregory Crane

Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities, Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities, Universität Leipzig; Professor of Classics, Tufts University

Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Professor of History, University of Maryland, College Park

Fatemeh Keshavarz

Roshan Institute Chair in Persian Language & Literature, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies, University of Maryland, College Park

External Advisory Board

Christopher W. Blackwell

Louis G. Forgione University Professor of Classics, Furman University

Beatrice Gründler

Professor of Arabic Language & Literature, Seminar for Semitic & Arabic Studies, Freien Universität Berlin

Konrad Hirschler

Professor of Islamic Studies, Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Freien Universität Berlin

Nur Sobers Khan

Program Head, Aga Khan Documentation Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paul Losensky

Professor of Central Eurasian Studies & Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington

Sean Pue

Associate Professor of Hindi Language & South Asian Literature and Culture, Michigan State University

Sabine Schmidtke

Professor of Islamic Intellectual History, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study; Principal Investigator, The Zaydi Manuscript Tradition (ZMT) project

Sunil Sharma

Professor of Persianate & Comparative Literature, Boston University

Sohair Wastawy

President, The Information Guild Consulting Group; Former Executive Director, Qatar National Library