- B.A., Whitman College
B-9H-10 Firestone Library
Nick is a web developer who enjoys imagining and implementing accessible, dynamic interfaces for digital humanities projects. His current research is in the area of computational phonology tools for Old Chinese through the DIRECT project. He also participates in Data Beyond Vision, an ongoing effort to explore physicalization of humanities data. In 2019, he moderated the Collections as Data Jam, a full-day community collaborative DH workshop at the ACH2019 conference in Pittsburgh. Nick is a Certified Professional of Web Accessibility through the IAAP.
Before coming to Princeton, Nick served as Digital Projects Developer for Lewis & Clark College's Watzek Library in his hometown of Portland, OR. There he led a team to redesign the library's website, wrote scripts and tools used in bioinformatics research, and assembled a poetry robot. As a former member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance Primo Customization Standing Group, Nick published a variety of open-source customization packages for library catalogs. In 2017, he was awarded first prize in the Primo Open Discovery Challenge for this work.