Oceanic Exchanges brings together a consortium of cultural historians, computational linguists, literary scholars, digital curators and humanists, and computer scientists who each bring skills from previous successful projects.


Primary Contacts

  • Ryan Cordell (OcEx Project Director) - Assistant Professor of English in the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, Northeastern University
  • Lara Rose (Assistant Project Manager) - PhD Student, Northeastern University

National Teams

Deutschland - funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

  • Marc Priewe (PI) - Professor of American Literature & Culture, Institute for Literary Studies (ILW), Universität Stuttgart
  • Clemens Neudecker - Computing in Social Science, Arts and Humanities, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin & Europeana Newspapers
  • Sebastian Padó - Professor, Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS), Universität Stuttgart
  • Steffen Koch - Researcher, Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems (VIS), Universität Stuttgart
  • Martin Riedl - Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Natural Language Processing, Universität Stuttgart
  • Jana Keck – Doctoral Researcher, American Literature & Culture, Institute for Literary Studies (ILW), Universität Stuttgart

México - funded by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)

  • Isabel Galina Russell (Co-PI) - Full-time Researcher, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Ernesto Priani Siasó (Co-PI) - Professor, Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Nederland - funded by Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)

  • Jaap Verheul (PI) - Associate Professor of Cultural History, Universiteit Utrecht

Suomi - funded by Suomen Akatemia (AKA)

  • Hannu Salmi (PI) - Academy Professor, Turun Yliopisto
  • Asko Nivala - Postdoctoral Researcher, Turun Yliopisto
  • Mila Oiva - Postdoctoral Researcher, Turun Yliopisto
  • Otto Latva - PhD Candidate, Turun Yliopisto

United Kingdom - funded by Arts & Humanities Research Council and Economic and Social Research Council (AHRC/ESRC)

  • Melodee Beals (Co-PI) - Lecturer in Digital History, Loughborough University
  • Julianne Nyhan (Co-PI) - Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Digital Information Studies (Department of Information Studies), University College London
  • Melissa Terras - Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences & Chair, Center for Digital Cultural Heritage, University of Edinburgh
  • James Hetherington - Head of Research Software Development for High-Processing Computing in Research IT Services, University College London
  • Raquel Alegre - Research Software Developer for High-Processing Computing in Research IT Services, University College London
  • Tessa Hauswedell - Teaching Fellow, University College London

United States of America - funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

  • Ryan Cordell (Co-PI) - Assistant Professor of English in the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, Northeastern University
  • David Smith (Co-PI) - Assistant Professor, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
  • Paul Fyfe - Associate Professor of English, North Carolina State University
  • Elizabeth Lorang - Associate Professor of Libraries and Humanities Librarian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Leen-Kiat Soh - Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Lara Rose - PhD Student, Northeastern University

Project Advisory Board

TBD