Shawn Moore is an Assistant Professor at Florida Southwestern State College. He graduated with a Ph.D. in English Literature from Texas A&M University. While at A&M, he was the Research Associate and Graduate Fellow for the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) where he worked closely with Dr. Laura Mandell on developing Digital Humanities projects for faculty and staff. His own research specializes in Early Modern and Restoration British Literature, Digital Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities. Within those fields, his writing focuses on seventeenth-century prose, poetry, and drama, gender theory, and digital theories/rhetorics. He is the creator and Director of the Digital Cavendish Project.


Texas A&M University Ph.D., English with Graduate Certificates in Digital Humanities and Women’s and Gender Studies California State University, Long Beach M.A., English with Focus in Digital Rhetorics University of California, Riverside B.A., English

Other Publications

Digital Publications “The Digital Cavendish Project“. Dawn of the Unread: Mad Madge Web Comic (May 2015). Collaborative Publications Amy Earhart, Shawn W. Moore, et al., eds.  “Alex Haley’s Malcolm X: ‘The Malcolm X I Knew’ and Notecards from The Autobiography of Malcolm X.”  Scholarly Editing 34 (Spring 2013). Responsible for XML encoding a group of Haley’s letters. Works in Progress “To make a lawful Choice is no Injustice to them”: Adjudicating Margaret Cavendish and the Politics of Gender Performativity in The Sociable Companions.” Article Under Submission Review of Locating London’s Past and London Lives 1690 to 1800: Crime, Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis. Forthcoming in ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830.


Founder and Director Digital Cavendish Project. http://www.digitalcavendish.org (2012-Present).

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

Roundtable Chair for “Tools for Corpus Analysis in the Study of the Long Eighteenth Century” Part I (Digital Humanities Caucus). American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS). March 22-25, 2018.

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