Binder, Jeffrey




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Jeffrey Binder is a graduate of the English at CUNY program specializing in transatlantic literature and intellectual history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, historical media studies, and digital humanities. Much of his work involves putting new digital technologies into dialogue with particular moments from the past. One of his recent projects examines the relationship of computerized text-processing methods to the language standardization efforts of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

His work has appeared in Literary and Linguistic ComputingELH, and Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016. He has an article about Walt Whitman and search engines forthcoming in the September issue of American Literature. His digital projects include Networked Corpus (a collaboration with Collin Jennings) and The Distance Machine.

Jeff has an M.A. in English from NYU and an A.B. in English literature with a minor in mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. He grew up outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. He teaches at Hunter College.