Jean Bauer

2014-2018 Associate Director

Jean Bauer
  • Ph.D. History, University of Virginia
  • A.B, University of Chicago

Jean Bauer served as Associate Director of the CDH between 2014-2018, working closely with Faculty Director Meredith Martin to build the Center's staff and programming.

Through a combination of formal training and curiosity Bauer is an early American historian, database designer, and photographer. Prior to working at Princeton she was the Digital Humanities Librarian at Brown University from 2011-2014. At the University of Virginia she developed and built The Early American Foreign Service Database, which she used to do analysis for her dissertation “ Republicans of Letters: The Early American Foreign Service as Information Network, 1775-1825.” She blogs and tweets at and @jean_bauer, respectively.

She is the founder of Lemon and Eggs Data Design, a woman-owned and -operated technology and management consulting firm dedicated to finding meaningful answers in messy data. Lemon and Eggs specializes in complex data structures for visualization and analysis, strategic planning, and management consulting. For more information see and

Specializations: data modeling, data visualization, network analysis, early American history

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