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Prof. Dr. Sean Takats

Sean Takats

Full professor / Chief scientist 1 in Digital History

Fakultät oder Zentrum Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History
Department Digital History and Historiography
Postadresse Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Büroadresse MSH, E04 35-060
Telefon (+352) 46 66 44 6494

Sean Takats leads the Digital History Advanced Research Projects Accelerator (DHARPA) at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH). He studied economics and history and is currently Professor of Digital History and FNR PEARL Chair at the University of Luxembourg. Takats earned his PhD in 2005 at the University of Michigan and worked as Assistant Professor (2007-2013) and Associate Professor (2013-2019) at George Mason University, where he was Director of the Research Projects Division at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.

Takats is Director of Zotero, and he is Principal Investigator of Tropy. Together with Sharon M. Leon (Michigan State University), Takats leads the Corporation for Digital Scholarship, a nonprofit which operates the business model for a range of digital history software projects.

Last updated on: Donnerstag, den 09. Februar 2023