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Barbara Bordalejo is a textual critic and digital humanist with a background in English literature. 

Her research focuses on textual transmission and uses bioinformatics software to study relationships between texts.

She is the director of the Canterbury Tales Project, recently awarded $333.000. She is currently considering students with interests in:

  • Humanities Data

  • Chaucer

  • Middle English

  • Stemmatology

  • Digital Editions

  • Intersectional studies

Barbara is chair of Global Outlook :: Digital Humanities, secretary of the European Association for Digital Humanities, President of the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/ Société cannadiene des humanités numériques, and co-chair of DH Unbound.  Between 2015 and 2019, served on the Steering Committee of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO).

She has edited Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Darwin’s Origin of Species and collaborated in the creation of editions of Dante’s Commedia, Boccaccio’s Teseida, 15th Century Castillian Cancioneros, and the Estoria de Espanna. She works in the Textual Communities Project.

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Daniel Paul O’Donnell is a Professor of English and an Associate Member of the University Library Academic Staff. His research ranges from early medieval languages and literatures to Open Science and the use of data in the Humanities. He is currently accepting highly motivated and independent students with interests in the following areas:

  • Digital Editing/Digital Cultural Heritage

  • Humanities Data

  • Early Medieval English language and literature

  • History of English

  • The practice and dissemination of research and research data in the Humanities

O’Donnell has played a leading role in many of the most important international research projects in the Digital Humanities and Open Science of the last twenty-five years, including stints as Director or President of Force11 (, the Force 11 Scholarly Communications Institute (FSCI), The Text Encoding Initiative (, Global Outlook::Digital Humanities (, Digital Medievalist (, and the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques ( He has received funding in Open Science and Medieval Studies from SSHRC, CFI, Mellon, Sloan, and Moore. 

His Google Scholar Profile is available here; his personal pre-print and off-print library is available at Zenodo. An up-to-date copy of his CV is also available from his University website.

O’Donnell is active in the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association. He is currently President and was Chief Spokesperson for Bargaining for three rounds of negotiations 2015-2015, 2016-2019, and 2020-.

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Nathan Woods is interdisciplinary research scholar working at the intersection of research and practice on issues related to the creation, use, and stewardship of science, scholarship and cultural memory. Working with multiple communities of practice, his larger research agenda considers the complex and dynamic relationships between knowledge, the design of institutions and the organization of expert work. Ongoing projects explore emergent expertise in higher education; the changing composition and organization of the scholarly record; evidence and information practices in the science-policy interface; and collective movements to democratize knowledge. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the CUNY Graduate Center; an MSLIS from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; and an interdisciplinary BA from Evergreen State College.  His work has been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and the American Philosophical Society.

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Morgan is an incoming graduate student (MA), and currently working as a Research Assistant for the Humanities Innovation Lab. She is involved in the Lethbridge Journal Incubator and the Canterbury Tales Project. Her research interests range from Manuscript Studies and Medieval Literature to Contemporary Literature and Digital Humanities. She graduated from the University of Lethbridge with my BA in English in 2021 with Great Distinction.

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AKM Iftekhar Khalid is a graduate student (MA) at the Department of English, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada under the supervision of Professor Daniel Paul O’Donnell. Khalid is a textual editor at the Canterbury Tales Project. Khalid has a background in English and Digital Pedagogy with undergraduate and graduate degrees in English from University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh and various certificates and diplomas in learning management systems, digital education, and similar programs from Bangladeshi and other institutions. His chief research interest includes Textual Editing, History of English Language, Digital Humanities and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Khalid also works for the Journal Incubator.

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