John Ladd presentation

John Ladd will give a presentation in response to the prompt, "Given the current challenges and trends in information sciences, tell us how you are prepared to help our school’s program grow and thrive."

John Ladd is currently visiting assistant professor of data analytics at Denison University. He was a postdoctoral fellow in digital humanities at Northwestern University from 2019-2021 following completion of his PhD in English literature at Washington University in St. Louis. His dissertation was titled "Network Poetics: Studies in Early Modern Literary Collaboration," which drew on methods from book history and social network analysis. He also has expertise in statistical approaches to literature, data visualization, natural language processing, and machine learning. He has been involved in a number of public-facing digital projects including Early Print, the Spenser Project, and Six Degrees of Francis Bacon.