Simon J. Appleford, BA, PhD
Simon J. Appleford, BA, PhD

Simon J. Appleford, BA, PhD

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • History

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • (with Guiliano, J.). Getting Started in the Digital Humanities: A How-To Guide to Digital Research. Boston: John Wiley and Sons. Under contract for publication in 2015., 2015
  • (with Vinson, C.). “What’s So Big About Humanities? Advanced Computing in the Libraries," in J.W. White and H. Gilbert (Eds.), Data Driven: Digital Humanities in the Library, Purdue University Press, 2015
  • (with Bottum, J. and Thatcher, J.). “Understanding the Social Web: An Interdisciplinary Research Agenda for Information Systems,” The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Vol. 45, No. 1, 29-37, 2014
  • (with Hernandez, Fernando A., Franklin, Kevin D., Washhurn, Judith, and Craig, Alan B.). “Education in the Age of Extreme Digital Exploration, Discovery, and Innovation,” in M.A. Peters, T. Besley, and D. Araya (Eds.), The New Development Paradigm: Education, Knowledge Economy and Digital Futures, Peter Lang, 94-114, 2014
  • (with Burton, O. and Onderdonk, J.). “History: The Role of Technology in the Democratization of Education” in W. Cope and M. Kalantzis (Eds.), Ubiquitous Learning, University of Illinois Press, 197-205, 2009
  • (with Burton, O. and Onderdonk, J.). “History: The Role of Technology in the Democratization of Education” in W. Cope and M. Kalantzis (Eds.), Ubiquitous Learning, Maternal Child Nursing, 2009

Publications

  • Digital Resources (with Guiliano, J.). “DevDH.org: Development for the Digital Humanities,” 2013. Available online at http://www.devdh.org, 2015

Presentations

  • “What is DH? Strategies for Getting Started in the Digital Humanities.” (Title TBC) Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, 2015
  • “Using the Humanities to Inform Exploration of the Social Web and Online Discourse Surrounding the South and the Civil War” Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 5, 2015, Kauai, Hawaii. Co-authored with Jason Thatcher., 2015
  • “Drawing Liberalism: A Macroanalysis of Herblock’s Political Cartoons, 1946–76” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, January 4, 2015, New York City, New York. Poster Presentation., 2015
  • “Fragmentary, Visual, and Spatial: A Panel on Digital Historical Research” HASTAC 2015. Panel presentation with Jennifer Guiliano and Karen Rodriguez’G. Under review., 2015
  • “What’s So Big About Humanities? Advanced Computing in the Libraries” Data Driven: Digital Humanities in the Library, June 21, 2014, Charleston, South Carolina., 2014
  • “Digital Methodologies to Explore Political Cartoons” RCID Research Forum, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, 2014
  • “Digital Innovations in Southern History: A Roundtable on Digital Humanities and the Future of Southern History” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, November 2, 2013, St. Louis, Missouri. Panel Presentation with Jennifer Guiliano, Richard Marciano, and Robert Nelson., 2013
  • “Social Media Research Ethics and Methods” Internet Research 14, October 23, 2013, Denver, Colorado. Panel Presentation with Bob Mason, Karine Nahon, Shawn Walker, Joe Eckert, Jeff Hemsley, and Jason Thatcher., 2013
  • “Big Data • Big Humanities? Challenges, Needs, and Strategies for Engaging the Digital Humanities” Condo of Condos Campus Bridging Workshop, Texas Advanced Computing Center, Austin, Texas, 2013
  • “Using the Social Web to Explore Online Discourse and Memory of the Civil War” Digital Humanities 2013, 19 July 2013, Lincoln, Nebraska. Co-authored with Jason Thatcher, Clemson University., 2013
  • “Developing Digital Humanities Projects” with Jennifer Guiliano. NITLE Online Seminar, 2013
  • “Click This, Not That: Technologies for Digital History and Humanities” Tusculum College, Tusculum, Tennessee, 2013
  • “Social Media, Big Data, and CyberInfrastructure” South Carolina Regional Cyberinfrastructure Symposium, February 12, 2013, Clemson, South Carolina. Co-authored with Jason Thatcher., 2013
  • “Social Media, E-Services, and the Humanities: Opportunities for Collaboration Across Disciplines” 2012 International Conference on Information Systems, Orlando, Florida, December 16, 2012. Panel Presentation with Izak Benbasat and Dorothy Leidner., 2012
  • “Social Data as Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities for the Humanities and Computer Science” Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, Chicago, Illinois, November 17– 19, 2012. Co-authored with Jason Thatcher, Clemson University., 2012
  • “Social Data as Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities for the Humanities and Computer Science” Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, Chicago, Illinois, November 17– 19, 2012. Co-authored with Jason Thatcher, Clemson University., 2012
  • “Supporting Scientific Discoveries to Answer Art Authorship Related Questions Across Diverse Disciplines and Geographically Distributed Resources” Digital Humanities 2011, June 19–22, 2011, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California., 2011
  • “Supporting Scientific Discoveries to Answer Art Authorship Related Questions Across Diverse Disciplines and Geographically Distributed Resources” Digital Humanities 2011, June 19–22, 2011, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California., 2011
  • “Strategies for Integrating Informatics with Humanities, and Social Science Research” University of Illinois Innovation Summit, April 13, 2011, University of Illinois, Illinois. Paper Presentation. Co-authored with Marshall Scott Poole, University of Illinois., 2011
  • “What’s So Great about the Virtual? Strategies and Challenges for “All-Virtual” HASS Conferences” Access to the Grid: Interfacing the Grid with Humanities Technologies, July 5, 2010, King’s College London., 2010

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • The Digital Maximilian–Bodmer Archive
  • Tracking Themes Across Time And Space
  • Visualizing Online Polarization
  • Clemson University: National Science Foundation, “EAGER: Prototype Tool for Visualizing Online Polarization”
  • Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, “Lincoln's Unfinished Business: The South and Race”
  • Clemson University, “Tracking Themes Across Time And Space”
  • Clemson University: National Science Foundation, “CC*IIE Region: Southern Partnership in Advanced Networking (SPAN).” (Lead Writer).
  • National Science Foundation, “Advanced CyberInfrastructure - Research and Educational Facilitation: Campus-based Computational Research Support” (Lead Writer and Project Coordination).
  • National Science Foundation, “Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Social Technologies and Analytics” (Lead Writer and Project Coordination).
  • National Science Foundation, “A Planning Workshop to Scale Condominium Cluster Model to Condo of Condos” (Lead Writer).
  • National Science Foundation, “INSPIRE: Tools, Models, and Innovation Platforms for Research on Social Media” (Clemson sub-Award Senior Personnel).
  • National Science Foundation, “CC-NIE Integration: Clemson-NextNet” (Lead Writer).
  • University of Illinois: National Endowment for the Humanities, “Humanities High Performance Computing Collaboratory” (co-Writer).
  • National Science Foundation, “Cross-Disciplinary Investigations in Imaging and Image Analyses” (Senior Personnel).
  • National Science Foundation, “EAGER: Augmented Reality for Understanding Social and Environmental Science” (Project Management).