She holds a PhD from the City University of New York. Her digital humanities dissertation, Lyrical Mysticism: The Writing and Reception of Catherine of Siena explores issues of language, authority, transmission, and reception. This project uses network analysis and visualization, topic modeling, and text mining to better understand Catherine of Siena’s literary contributions.
Lisa’s free Creative Commmons-licensed Python software development book is forthcoming. You can read her tutorials, based on student-centered pedagogy and informed by the open web for free online.