Assistant Professor of Culturally Engaged Digital Humanities
Office: Bessey Hall
Digital Humanities, Data Ethics, Community Engagement/Archives, Surveillance and Privacy, Decoloniality, Digital Pedagogy
Christina Boyles is an Assistant Professor of Culturally Engaged Digital Humanities at Michigan State University. Her research explores the relationship between disaster, social justice, and the environment. She is the director of the Archivo de Respuestas Emergencias de Puerto Rico, a project that works with community organizations to collect and preserve oral histories and disaster-related artifacts about Hurricane María. She also is the co-founder of SurvDH, a community that explores the intersections between surveillance and the humanities. Her published work appears in enculturation, Digital Humanities Quarterly, Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in the Digital Humanities, American Quarterly, Studies in American Indian Literatures, and more.
Ph.D., Baylor University
Archivo de Respuestas Emergencias de Puerto Rico (AREPR): http://arepr.org/
“Resilience, Recovery, and Refusal: The (Un)tellable Narratives of post-María Puerto Rico.” enculturation. 32 (Fall 2020): http://enculturation.net/resilience-recovery-refusal
“Counting the Costs: Funding Feminism in the Digital Humanities.” Feminist Debates in the Digital Humanities. Eds. Jacqueline Wernimont and Liz Losh. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019.
“In Deep Water: Mapping Silko’s Discussion of Water Scarcity in the Southwest Studies in American Indian Literatures. 30.2 (Fall 2018).
“Water is Life: Ecologies of Writing and Indigeneity.” Studies in American Indian Literatures. 30.2 (Fall 2018). Authors: Christina Boyles and Hilary Wyss.
“Precarious Labor in the Digital Humanities.” American Quarterly. 70.3 (Fall 2018). Authors: Christina Boyles, Anne Cong-Huyen, Carrie Johnston, Jim McGrath, and Amanda Phillips.
Awards and Recognitions
Andrew W. Mellon Presidential Grant – Archivo de Respuestas Emergencias de Puerto Rico (AREPR)
Research or Academic Affiliations