Paul Schacht, Director
A member of the SUNY Geneseo faculty since 1985, Professor of English and Assistant to the Provost for Digital Learning and Scholarship Paul Schacht has published peer-reviewed scholarship on digital humanities pedagogy and on 19th-century British and American literature. His most recent publication is the article “Annotation” in Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities, a curated collection of reusable resources for teaching and research published by the Modern Language Association of America. Since 2010, he has been director of Digital Thoreau, a collaborative digital humanities initiative that promotes public engagement with the works of Henry David Thoreau through a digital scholarly edition of Walden, a social network for annotating Thoreau's works collaboratively, and a student-maintained archival project on the life and works of the late Thoreau scholar and SUNY Geneseo Distinguished Professor of English Walter Harding.
Laurie Fox, Assistant Director for Online Learning
Laurie Fox is CIT's Director of Educational Technology, and has been at Geneseo since 1995. Her responsibilities in CIT include classroom technology, instructional support for using technology in teaching and learning, Canvas administration and support, campus technology training, technical direction for Wadsworth Auditorium and Doty Recital Hall, and digital media services. Laurie is also involved in SIGUCCS, where she is currently Past Chair of the Executive Board. Her SIGUCCS participation includes executive board positions, conference chair, program co-chair, social networking coordinator, and frequent presenter. Previous presentation topics include campus communication, social networking, time management and personal productivity, and transforming teaching and learning spaces. At Geneseo, she teaches an online Extreme Learning course on Digital Fluency: Productivity Tools.