Robert Batchelor

Director of Digital Humanities and Professor of History
Georgia Southern University
I am a historian who works on early modern mapping and material culture, especially objects related to maritime trade and the ocean. My traditional research work (London: The Selden Map and the Making of a Global City, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014) dovetails with my collaborative digital humanities and maker projects, such as the board game Fujian Trader (2016 with Sari Gilbert, My interest in Digital Humanities goes back to early work with the Stanford Humanities Lab in the late 1990's. I am currently working on a DH project involving several universities entitled "Pacific Routes" and am the Director of Digital Humanities at Georgia Southern University.
Digital Cartography, Game Design, Maker Spaces and 3D Design, Spatial Humanities
Savannah, GA