Stewart Varner

Stewart Varner is the Managing Director of the Price Lab for Digital Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2003, while a student at Emory’s Institute for the Liberal Arts, he started working as a graduate student assistant on the Emory Women Writers Resource Project. Though it wasn’t called this at the time, this was Stewart’s introduction to the Digital Humanities. After earning his PhD in American Studies and a Masters of Library and Information Science, he began work as the Digital Scholarship Coordinator at Emory’s Woodruff Library. He managed the Digital Scholarship Commons (DiSC) until early 2014 when he accepted the position of Digital Scholarship Librarian at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Stewart arrived at Penn in September 2016 and can often be found riding his green bike around West Philadelphia.