Douglas Duhaime



Areas of Interest
Eighteenth-Century Literature, Literature and Science, Digital Humanities

University of Connecticut, BA; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MA

Douglas Duhaime studies eighteenth-century British fiction, the history of science, and computational approaches to literary history. A recipient of the James A. Sappenfield Fellowship (2010) and the Frederick J. Hoffman Award (2011), he recently participated in the NEH-sponsored “Early Modern Digital Agendas” (2013), a research summit on computational approaches to early modern English literature and history. At Notre Dame, he has taught courses with the Writing and Rhetoric Department, and has served as Assistant Editor for Early American Literature.

Recent Scholarly Activity
“Dynamic String Matching and the Early Modern Corpus: Algorithmic Approaches to the Study of Influence” Beyond Authorship, University of Newcastle (2014).

“Between Inanition and Excess: Tobias Smollett's Medical Model of the State” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 26.4 (2014): 565-591.

“Swift, Natural Theology, and the Crisis of Newton's Chronology” Swift Studies 29 (2014): 24-41.