Christopher is a doctoral candidate and researcher at the University of Luxembourg’s Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), and member of the Institute of Cognitive Science and Assessment (COSA). Under the supervision of Dr. Vincent Koenig, Christopher investigates the application of user experience (UX) design methodologies on the development of interactive museum systems. His research interests include the psychology of aesthetics, data interoperability (IIIF / LinkedArt), and human-computer interaction in the context of the humanities.
Before coming to Luxembourg, Christopher was Senior Research Computing Specialist for Arts & Humanities Research Computing (DARTH) at Harvard University. In this role he supported Harvard faculty research as a consultant and technical developer, taught digital humanities training workshops for the Harvard community, and organized numerous symposia on the intersections of art and technology. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Japanese Language and Literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a master’s degree in Religion, Literature, & Culture from Harvard University, and a second master’s degree in Digital Media & Instructional Design, also from Harvard.
Main supervisor: Dr Vincent Koenig (University of Luxembourg)