Todd Suomela: CLIR/DLF fellow at U of Alberta

The GRAND Digital Humanities project welcomes Todd Suomela to the University of Alberta where he will be working on digital initiatives and connecting with GRAND researchers.


Todd Suomela completed his PhD at the University of Tennessee in communication and information science in spring 2014.  His research focused on the framing of citizen science in the media and the organization of communication within citizen science projects.  At the University of Tennessee he worked on the DataONE project, a National Science Foundation DataNet project to integrate data in the environmental and biological sciences.  He is now starting work as a CLIR/DLF fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences.  He will be working with the Digital Initiatives office at UAlberta libraries and the Humanities Computing Program on a variety of projects connected with data curation, the digital humanities, and web archives.  Although the weather may be different he is looking forward to learning more about the University of Alberta and Canada.  His personal website is at and he can be followed on Twitter @tsuomela.