CV

Ryan Horne
ryan.matthew.horne@gmail.com
https://rmhorne.org/

EDUCATION

August, 2015 Ph.D., History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dissertation Title: Imperial Power and Local Identity in Greek Garrison Communities: The Phrourarchia and the Polis.
Advisor: Richard Talbert

May, 2010 M.A., History, University of California, Santa Barbara

May, 2005 B.A. / B.S., Dual major in History and Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-Present: Post-Doctoral Fellow, World History Center, History Department, University of Pittsburgh

2015-2017: Post-Doctoral Fellow, the Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative, History Department, and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2014-2015: Director, Ancient World Mapping Center, History Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2010-2014: Digital Lead, Ancient World Mapping Center, History Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2007-2010: Teaching Assistant, University of California, Santa Barbara

2005–2007: Software Engineer Associate, Lockheed Martin, Owego, NY
(Work included development of optical character recognition software and web resources)

PUBLICATIONS

Monographs
2020 (forthcoming): Economic, Material, and Social Networks in Antiquity: Aeolian Alexanders. Electronic publication supported by a NEH-Mellon Fellowship for Digital Publication.

Editor
2019 (in preparation): with Dilley, Paul and Sarah Bond. Linked Ancient World Data Cookbook, ISAW Papers special volume

Book Chapters
2019/2020 (forthcoming): “Digital Approaches to the “Big Ancient Mediterranean””, in Hawkins, Shane, and Richard Mann. Access and Control in Digital Humanities. 2019/2020, Routledge.

2019 (forthcoming): “Mapping Power: Using HGIS and Linked Open Data to Study Ancient Greek Garrison Communities” in Travis, Charles, Alexander von Lünen and Francis Ludlow. Historical Geography, GIScience and Text – Mapping Landscapes of Time and Place. 2019, New York: Springer.

Articles
2019 (competitive open call; abstract accepted): Digital Tools and Ancient Empires: Using Network Analysis and Geographic Information Systems to Study Imperial Networks in Hellenistic Anatolia. Journal of World History special volume on digital methods and techniques

2019 (forthcoming): Addressing Divergent Digital Literacies and Visualizing Data Uncertainty in Social Networks in the Ancient Greek Garrisons Project. Classics@ special volume on digital literacies

2018 (abstract accepted): Maps, Gazetteers, and Linked Data: Trends in Geospatial History. The Historian special volume on digital history

2014: Beyond Maps as Images at the Ancient World Mapping Center. ISAW Papers 7.9, http:// dlib.nyu.edu/awdl/isaw/isaw-papers/7/horne/

Digital Publications and Projects

2017: Black Lunch Table Audio Archive.
http://archive.blacklunchtable.com/network/

2017: IAH Knowledge Network Map. Institute for the Arts and Humanities, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
https://iah-unc.github.io/knowledge-network/

2017: with Talbert, Richard, Brian Turner, Jeffrey Becker, Ross Twele, and Gabriel Moss. Map of Asia Minor in the Second Century C.E., Ancient World Mapping Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
http://awmc.unc.edu/wordpress/blog/2017/02/22/wall-map-now-available-asia-minor-in- the-second-century-c-e/

2015: with Sarah Bond and Paul Dilley. Terra Biblica and BAM Online Resources, University of Iowa.
https://bigancientmediterranean.wordpress.com/

2014: Strabo Digital Mapping Application in support of Roller, Duane W. 2014. Geography of Strabo: An English Translation, with Introduction and Notes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
http://awmc.unc.edu/awmc/applications/strabo

2014: AWMC Map Tiles
A series of geographically accurate, publicly accessible map tiles of the Ancient World, which receive over 1 million views a year
http://awmc.unc.edu/wordpress/tiles/

2012-Present: Pleiades Project
A peer-reviewed, community-built gazetteer and graph of ancient places
http://pleiades.stoa.org/
273 new additions, 779 other contributions (see http://pleiades.stoa.org/credits)

2012: Antiquity À-la-carte
A web-based GIS and interactive digital atlas of the Ancient World.
http://awmc.unc.edu/wordpress/alacarte/

2011: Tabula Peutinger Map A in support of Talbert, Richard J. A., Tom Elliott, Nora Harris, and Martin Steinmann. 2010. Rome’s World: The Peutinger Map Reconsidered. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
http://peutinger.atlantides.org/map-a/

Book Reviews (Invited)
2013: Review of John Lendon. Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins. The History Teacher, Volume 46, No. 2 (February 2013) p. 303-304

2009 Review of John Hale. Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. The History Teacher, Volume 43, No. 1 (November 2009) p. 146- 147

FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

2019: Digital Atlas Design Internship course selected as one of four University of Pittsburgh entries to the ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C, April 5-7
2018: WikiConference North America 2018 Scholarship
2018: NEH-Mellon Fellowship for Digital Publication (Starting in Summer 2019)
2015: Obermann Center for Advanced Studies Interdisciplinary Research Grant, University of Iowa
2014: Holsenbeck Fund, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2013: Raymond Faherty Research Grant for Military History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2013: George B. Tindall Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2013: Semple Award, Classical Association of the Middle West and South
2012: Wadell Fund, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
2012: Mowry Dissertation Fellowship, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
2011: Clein Fund, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
2009: Drake Fund, University of California, Santa Barbara

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY

Invited Papers
2018: “Using the new Antiquity À-la-carte 2.0 to create custom maps with data from Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center” in the workshop “Turning Spatial with Pleiades: Creating, Teaching, and Publishing Maps in Ancient Studies.” 2018 Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies, Boston, Massachusetts, January 4–7

2017: “People, Places, and Time: Representing Entities In the Big Ancient Mediterranean Project” in Global Philology: Digital Infrastructure for Named Entities Data, Leipzig, January 11-13

2017: “Make Your Own Map” in the workshop “Ancient Maker Spaces: Digital Tools for Classical Scholarship”, 2017 Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies, Toronto, January 5–8

2016: “Linked Data and the The Big Ancient Mediterranean,” Workshop on Digital Humanities, Carleton University, Ottawa, May 14-15

Papers
2019: “HGIS, Networks, and Numismatics” in the panel Geospatial Classics: Teaching and Research Applications of G.I.S. Technology. 2019 Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies, San Diego, California, January 3–6

2016: “Fuzzy Networks, Fuzzy Geography: Visualizing Complex Networks and Uncertain Data in the Big Ancient Mediterranean”, Linking the Big Ancient Mediterranean Conference, University of Iowa, June 6-8

2016: with Sarah Bond and Paul Dilley, “BAM: Text, Networks, and GIS Mapping in the Big Ancient Mediterranean”, Mapping the Past: G.I.S. Approaches to Ancient History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, April 8-9

2015: with Sarah Bond and Paul Dilley, “Developing the Terra Biblica and BAM (“Big Ancient Mediterranean”) Online Resources” in the panel “Digital Humanities and the Study of Patristics, Session 1,” 17th International Conference on Patristic Studies, Oxford, August 10-14

2013: “Beyond Maps as Images at the Ancient World Mapping Center.” Linked Ancient World Data Institute, Drew University Campus, May 30-June 1

2013: “Mapping Antiquity À-la-carte: A GIS Interface of the Ancient World” at “Word, Space, Time: Digital Perspectives on the Classical World,” Digital Classics Association at SUNY Buffalo, April 5-6

2012: “Mapping Antiquity À-la-carte” in the panel “New Mapping Resources for Instructors and Students,” 108th CAMWS Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March 28-31

Posters
2015: “Draft Map of Hispania during the Second Century C.E.,” poster session, 116th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, New Orleans, January 8–11

Organization
2019: Panel Organizer for Geospatial Classics: Teaching and Research Applications of G.I.S. Technology. 2019 Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies, San Diego, California, January 3–6

2010: Planning Committee for “Beyond Borders: Ancient Societies and their Intellectual Frontiers.” The Ancient Borderlands International Graduate Student Conference, University of California, Santa Barbara

INVITED TALKS

2018: with Mostern, Ruth. “Digital Methods in Spatial History workshop” in 2018 Globalizing World History research symposium, University of Pittsburgh, August 24–25

2014: “New Pathways Through the Ancient World: HGIS, Linked Data, and the Web,” Wake Forrest Digital Humanities Kitchen, Wake Forrest University, October 24

2014: Keynote, UNC / King’s College Transatlantic Conference, “Creating a Picture of History: Maps, Data and Method at the Ancient World Mapping Center,” UNC Chapel Hill, September 16

2012: “Mapping Digital Prosopographies,” Meeting of The California Consortium for the Study of Late Antiquity, University of California, Davis, October 5
CAMPUS TALKS

2014: “AWMC Research,” Poster Session, ITS Research Computing Symposium, UNC Chapel Hill, May 20

2014: with Ross Twele “Mapping the Ancient Mediterranean in the Digital Age,” HGIS Carolina Student Showcase, UNC Chapel Hill, April 3

2014: “AWMC Research,” Poster Session, University Research Day, UNC Chapel Hill, March 4

2012: “Antiquity À-la-carte,” Innovative Use of GIS, UNC Chapel Hill, November 14

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Pittsburgh
2019: Digital Atlas Design Internship, History Department, Spring Semester
2018: Digital Atlas Design Internship, History Department, Fall Semester
2018: Digital Atlas Design Internship, History Department, Spring Semester
2017: Digital Atlas Design Internship, History Department, Fall Semester
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2017: Introduction To Historical Geographic Information Systems, Honors College, Spring Semester
2016: Introduction To Social Network Analysis and Conspiracy Theories, Honors College, Fall Semester
2015: Roman History, History Department, Summer Session II

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Teaching Assistant
2013: History of Greece, History Department, Fall Semester
2012: Roman History, History Department, Spring Semester
2011: Ancient History, History Department, Fall Semester

University of California, Santa Barbara, Teaching Assistant
2010: Western Civilization: 1715 CE to Present, History Department, Spring Quarter
2009: Introduction to the Middle East, Global and International Studies Program, Fall Quarter
2009: World History: 7000 BCE-1000 CE, History Department, Spring Quarter
2008: Introduction to the Middle East, Global and International Studies Program, Fall Quarter

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2018-2019: Selected as a participant in the Institute in Ancient Itineraries: The Digital Lives of Art History. King’s College, London, England and Swedish Institute at Athens, Athens, Greece.

2013: Participant in the American School of Classical Studies at Athens Summer Session I, Athens, Greece

2012: Participant with stipend in the Eric P. Newman Graduate Seminar in Numismatics, American Numismatic Society, New York, New York

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Board Memberships
2018-present: Advisory Board, Mediterranean Connectivity Initiative

2018-present: Vice Chairman of the Board, Black Lunch Table non-profit organization

Peer Review
2018: Panelist, NEH digital humanities advancement grant competition

2018: Article Reviewer, Journal of Field Archaeology

2014-2015: Co-Managing Editor, Pleiades Project
(NEH Digital Implementation Grant Awarded, July 2015)

2013-Present: Associate Editor, Pleiades Project

LANGUAGES

French: Intermediate reading
German: Intermediate reading
Italian: Intermediate reading
Ancient Greek: Research language
Latin: Research language

Software Competencies

Javascript (including D3.js, Leaflet, OpenLayers), PHP, C++, C, Java, Python, SQL (including mySQL, PostgreSQL, PostGIS), Linux, Gephi, Drupal, WordPress

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