Academic Degrees: B.A. Vassar College; Ph.D. Stanford University (Comparative Literature).
Research Interests: knowledge design; archives, museums, and libraries; the material history of literature; paleography and codicology; Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio; 12th-14th-century Romance literatures; 20th-century Italian architecture and design; the fascist decades; Futurism, Dada, Bauhaus, Constructivism, Surrealism, Fluxus; radical pedagogies; the future of the book, curatorial practice as a form of scholarship; robotics and digital media. Currently writing a book on the designer/artist/educator Bruno Munari.
Faculty director and founder: metaLAB (at) Harvard
Faculty co-director: Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Personal website: http://jeffreyschnapp.com/
Media page: http://www.rebelmouse.com/jaytiesse/