Site Creators

Adam Hammond (project design and development; all website copy, design, HTML, and CSS) is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University. He author of Literature in the Digital Age (Cambridge UP, 2016) and co-author, with Melba Cuddy-Keane and Alexandra Peat, of the collaborative book Modernism: Keywords (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014). His website is

Julian Brooke (project design and development; all web programming) is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. His research is in the field of computational linguistics, and includes work on style, emotion, lexicography, and educational applications.

Student annotations were supervised by Adam Hammond and the six Teaching Assistants for the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 sections of ENG 287, "The Digital Text": Lindsey Eckert, Christopher Laprade, Kathleen Ogden, Melissa Patterson, Jess Taylor, and Elisa Tersigni. These teaching assistants also contributed to the development of the project's TEI annotation guidelines. The annotations themselves were provided by the 320 students in the class.


The creators of The Brown Stocking would like to thank Stephen Ross, Jentery Sayers, Melba Cuddy-Keane, Nick Mount, Alan Bewell, and John O'Connor for their support and feedback. They would like to thank participants in the Computational Linguistics for Literature workshop at the 2013 NAACL-HLT conference; attendees of the "Mapping the Fictional Voice" seminar at the 2013 ACLA conference; and those who attended our session at HASTAC 2013 for their invaluable feedback and insights. Thanks to the University of Toronto Graduate English Association for the invitation to present on the project as part of their Brown Bag Lunch series in Fall 2012, and to the Maker Lab in the Humanities at the University of Victoria for hosting a presentation on the project in December 2012. Thanks to Mark Austerberry, Howard Lem, Adam Piekarzewski, and Ben Walton for technical assistance.