MemberMelanie Walsh

Melanie Walsh is a Postdoctoral Associate in Information Science at Cornell University, where she works with David Mimno’s group. She received her PhD in English & American Literature from Washington University in St. Louis. Her research interests include digital humanities, cultural analytics, social media, and American literature & culture—preferably all of the above combined. She designed an undergraduate course and online textbook, Introduction to Cultural Analytics & Python, which prepares students to analyze cultural materials—such as books, movies, historical records, and social media posts—with digital and computational tools.