Dr. Richard Cunningham

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Position: Professor, BA (Simon Fraser), MA (Univ. of Alberta), Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State)  

Office: Beveridge Arts Centre 431
Phone: (902) 585-1345
E-Mail: richard.cunningham@acadiau.ca
Website: rcunningham.ca

Research Interests: Book History, Print Culture, Digital Humanities 

Dr. Cunningham teaches Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Literature, Digital Humanities, Composition, and, of course, first-year English.   He is currently Director of the Acadia Digital Culture Observatory, Atlantic Canada's foremost usability facility for research into reading and interacting with electronic material.  He is national secretary and webmaster for the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l'étude des médias interactifs, a co-investigator of Editing Modernism in Canada (a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Knowledge Cluster), and a member of the Investigating the New Knowledge Environment research group.