- Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant
Jade Harrison is a third-year doctoral student studying late-20th century women’s fiction of the Black Women's Renaissance. Merging her literary studies with the field of Digital Humanities (DH), Jade concentrates on utilizing data analytic methods to trace shifting representations of Black women writers across African American literary history but is particularly interested in assembling information about Black women’s fiction into useful and publicly accessible datasets. In addition, she creates innovative and interactive data visualizations to showcase her data findings. She is currently a member of the Project on the History of Black Writing (HBW) and serves as Project Manager for the Black Book Interactive Project (BBIP) at the University of Kansas.