The Social Text: Mashing Electronic Texts and Tools
Last modified: August 14, 2007
Dr. Geoffrey Martin Rockwell is Associate Professor of Humanities Computing and Multimedia in the Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia at McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from Haverford College, an M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto, and worked at the University of Toronto as a Senior Instructional Technology Specialist.
With colleagues at McMaster University he set up an undergraduate Multimedia programme. He is currently the project leader for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funded project TAPoR, a Text Analysis Portal for Research, which is developing a text tool portal for researchers who work with electronic texts. He has published and presented papers in the area of philosophical dialogue, textual visualization and analysis, humanities computing, instructional technology, computer games and multimedia.