Research

Projects:

  • The Tarlton Project: a dynamic biography of Elizabethan clown actor Richard Tarlton
  • imageMAT: a web-based and repository-agnostic image annotation tool developed at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Advisory:

Proposals and Grants

Grants Awarded: as Collaborator

  • 2012 Gates Foundation, MOOCs in Introductory Classes—“First-Year Composition 2.0.” PI: Rebecca Burnett. Co-PIs: Andy Frazee, Karen Head, and Amanda Madden; Collaborators: Peter Fontaine, Kathleen Hanggi, Christine Hoffmann, and Diane Jakacki. Consultants: Steve Hodges, Caroline Noyes, John Thornton, and Robin Wharton. ($50,000)

Grants Applied for and Still Under Consideration

  • 2013 National Endowment for the Humanities, Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, Level II – "Kinect Present: Avatars in Humanities to Enhance Oral and Nonverbal Literacies." PI: Rebecca Burnett. Co-PI: Brandy Blake. Collaborator: Joy Bracewell, Advisor: Diane Jakacki. ($50,000)

Grants Applied for But Not Awarded

  • 2012 Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). Request for Information (RFI): Strengthening Human Adaptive Reasoning and Problem-solving (SHARP)—“Risk, Rival Hypotheses, and Reflection in Scenario-based Problem Solving.” PI: Rebecca Burnett (Georgia Tech) and Brandon Conover (Bennett Aerospace). Co-PIs: Jason Ellis, Andy Frazee, Diane Jakacki, and Amanda Madden (all Georgia Tech).
  • 2012 National Endowment for the Humanities, Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, Level I – “Space and Place in the Humanities, Teaching with Maps and Mapping Technologies.” PI: Rebecca Burnett. Co-PIs: Diane Jakacki, Thomas Lolis, and Robin Wharton. Lead Investigators: Brandy Blake, Doris Bremm, Kathryn Crowther, Amanda Madden, Kellie Meyer, and Sarah Schiff. ($25,000)