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Matthew K. Gold
Position: Associate Professor of English and Digital Humanities
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Phone: (212) 817-7256
Room Number: 5307.04
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD Graduate Center, CUNY
Research Interests: Digital Humanities, scholarly communication, networked rhetoric, open-access pedagogy, nineteenth-century American literature and culture

Other GC Affiliations: Ph.D. Program in English; M.A. Program in Digital Humanities; M.S. Program in Data Analysis and Visualization; Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Doctoral Certificate Program; American Studies Doctoral Certificate Program 

Tracks taught in MALS: Digital Humanities

Courses Taught in MALS: MALS 75400 Introduction to the Digital Humanities
; MALS 75500 Digital Humanities Methods and Practices

Selected Publications:

Buurma, Rachel Sagner and Matthew K. Gold. "Contemporary Proposals about Reading in the Digital Age." Blackwell Companion to Literary Theory, ed. David H. Richter. New York: Wiley, 2018. 

Gold, Matthew K. and Klein, Lauren F., Ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016.
Interactive open-access edition:

With Jessie Daniels and the InQ13 Collective. “The InQ13 POOC: A Participatory Experiment in Open, Collaborative Teaching and Learning.”Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. Issue 5, Spring/Summer 2014. 
“The Digital Humanities.” The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media, ed. Lori Emerson, Benjamin Robertson, and Marie-Laure Ryan. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Gold, Matthew K., Ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. Interactive open-access edition:
“Looking for Whitman: A Multi-Campus Experiment in Digital Pedagogy.” Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles, and Politics, ed. Brett D. Hirsch. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2012. 
“The Digital Humanities Moment.” Debates in the Digital Humanities. Ed. Matthew K. Gold. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
With Jim Groom, “Looking for Whitman: A Grand, Aggregated Experiment.” Debates in the Digital Humanities. Ed. Matthew K. Gold. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
“Beyond Friending: BuddyPress and the Social, Networked, Open-Source Classroom.” Learning Through Digital Media: Experiments in Technology and Pedagogy. Ed. Trebor Scholz. New York: Institute for Distributed Creativity, 2011.
With George Otte, “The CUNY Academic Commons: Fostering Faculty Use of the Social Web.” Online Social Networking as a Site for Learning. Spec. issue of On the Horizon. 19.1 (2011).
“Becoming Book-Like: Bob Stein and The Future of the Book.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 15.2 (Spring 2011). 
“Breaking All the Rules: <HR> and the Aesthetics of Online Space.” From A to <A>: Keywords of Markup. Eds. Bradley Dilger and Jeff Rice. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010. 
“The Expert Hand and the Obedient Heart: T.S. Eliot, Dr. Vittoz, and the Therapeutic Possibilities of The Waste Land.” The Journal of Modern Literature, vol. XXIII, no. 3-4 (Summer 2000): 519-534. 

Gold, Matthew K. and Klein, Lauren F., Ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. 

DH: A Short Guide to the Digital Humanities, Johns Hopkins University Press. 
Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments, Co-General Editor, with Rebecca Frost Davis, Katherine D. Harris, and Jentery Sayers, Modern Language Association.

About Professor Gold:

My academic interests center on the digital humanities, an umbrella term used to describe the range of ways in which digital tools and methodologies are changing the nature of scope of humanities research and teaching. With Steve Brier, I am the co-creator of the Digital Humanities track within MALS and I’m very active at the GC in a number of DH projects.

Please visit my website ( to find out more about my work.