Dr. Matthew Hiebert

Matthew Hiebert

Research Fellow in Digital History
German Historical Institute
1607 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington DC 20009
Phone +1.202.387.3355

Biographical Summary

Matthew Hiebert is a cultural and literary historian of the twentieth century with expertise in digital methods. His research focuses on transcultural intellectual history, knowledge representation and creation, politics and literature, and the intersections between computation and humanities-based inquiry. Matthew Hiebert received his PhD in November 2013 from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and worked as an Assistant Professor and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Victoria. He taught in the digital humanities and his research has involved project, tool, and infrastructure design.

Main Area of Interest

  • Digital history and digital humanities
  • Transnational intellectual history and literary movements
  • Canadian social and cultural history
  • Cosmopolitanisms and community
  • New media, scholarly publishing, and knowledge creation

Professional Positions

since Oct. 2015Research Fellow in Digital History, German Historical Institute, Washington DC
since Oct. 2006Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Victoria, Canada
2009 - 2010Postdoctoral Fellow, Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria, Canada