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Ryan Horne
Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Ph.D.     History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, August 2015

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

B.A. / B.S.     History and Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University, 2005

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

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

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

2005 – 2007    Software Engineer Associate, Lockheed Martin, Owego, NY

FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

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

PUBLICATIONS

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/

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

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)

2011    Tabula Peutinger Map
Created electronic map 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
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

Web Applications

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

2014    AWMC Map Tiles
A series of geographically accurate, publicly accessible map tiles of the Ancient World. http://awmc.unc.edu/wordpress/tiles/

2012    AWMC API
A web-based interface for interacting with the digital resources of the Ancient World Mapping Center.
http://awmc.unc.edu/api/

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

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY

INVITED WORKSHOPS

2017 “Workshop on Geographical and Prosopographical Data”, 2017 Conference on Named Entities Data, Leipzig, January 11-13

2017 “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, Ontario, January 5–8

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

Papers

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    Joint talk with Bond, Sarah, Paul Dilley, and Ryan Horne “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 A-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, 2013

2012    “Mapping Antiquity Á 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, Louisiana, January 8–11

INVITED TALKS

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

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

2012    “Mapping Digital Prosopographies,” Meeting of The California Consortium For the Study of Late Antiquity, October 5, 2012

CAMPUS TALKS

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

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

2014     Co-presenter “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 North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Sole Instructor

Spring, 2017    Introduction To Historical Geographic Information Systems, Honors College

Fall, 2016    Introduction To Social Network Analysis and Conspiracy Theories, Honors College

Summer Session II, 2015    Roman History, History Department

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Teaching Assistant

Fall, 2013    History of Greece, History Department
Spring, 2012    Roman History, History Department
Fall, 2011    Ancient History, History Department

University of California, Santa Barbara, Teaching Assistant

Spring, 2010    Western Civilization: 1715 CE to Present, History Department
Fall, 2009    Introduction to the Middle East, Global and International Studies Program
Spring 2009    World History: 7000 BCE-1000 CE, History Department
Fall, 2008    Introduction to the Middle East, Global and International Studies Program

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

Peer Review
2014    Co-Managing Editor, Pleiades Project
2013    Associate Editor, Pleiades Project

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Historical Association
Archaeological Institute of America
Association of Ancient Historians
Society for Classical Studies

LANGUAGES

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

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