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Nicholas J. Hayward

Title/s:  Senior Lecturer of Computer Science

Office #:  Doyle 307

Phone: 773.508.8033

Email: nhayward@luc.edu


Dr Hayward is an associate faculty member in the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, currently located in Loyola Hall at the Lake Shore Campus. He is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Textual Studies, De Montfort University in the UK, and has acted as a consultant and research fellow at Keio University, Japan.

He is currently Technical Director, and lead developer, of the 'Woolf Online' project, and has acted as Technical Director for other digital humanities projects, including the 'Malory Project', the 'Modernist Magazines' project, the 'Elizabeth Jennings' project, and the 'HRIT-CaTT' project.

Dr Hayward's graduate work included an MPhil B in Cuneiform and Near Eastern Studies before completing a PhD in Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, UK, focusing on the development of internet resources and open source methods within the Near Eastern community. He subsequently completed his MSc in Computer Science prior to accepting a research fellowship at the Center for Textual Studies, De Montfort University, UK.

He is currently researching the development of bibliographical tools, the collation and conflation of translated digitised texts, the analysis and manipulation of big datasets in the humanities, and publication frameworks for humanities data. He is also actively developing a digital corpus and bibliography of the works of Jules Verne, and associated science fiction authors.