Zoe G. LeBlanc

2019-2021 Weld Postdoctoral Fellow

Zoe G. LeBlanc
  • PhD in History from Vanderbilt University

Center for Digital Humanities

Zoe LeBlanc is a Postdoctoral Associate and Weld Fellow at the Center for Digital Humanities. Zoe defended the first digital history dissertation at Vanderbilt University in August 2019, and she is currently working on her book project, Circulating Anti-Colonial Cairo: The Struggle to Decolonize The International Information Order and Construct the Third World in Egypt. Her research applies computational and digital methods to uncover international and intellectual histories of information. Zoe's expertise in digital humanities includes data analysis and visualization, natural language processing and computer vision, unsupervised and supervised statistical modeling, and databases and web applications/sites. She is currently serving on the Executive Committee of the Association for the Computers and the Humanities and the Editorial Board for the Programming Historian. She is happy to meet for consultations and you can find more about her work at zoeleblanc.com. Next, Zoe will be an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.