Lisa Hirschfield

MA student in Digital Humanities/Interactive Technology & Pedagogy

I am pursuing an "alt-ac" career that marries my interests in cultural history, new media, public humanities, interactive pedagogy, and making things with my skills and experience in research, writing, teaching, and academic scholarship.

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Academic Interests

The history of just about everything, public humanities, antiquarianism, information design, interactive pedagogy, information literacy, the Long 18th Century, new and old media, visual storytelling, material culture, contemporary poetry, and most combinations thereof

In Addition...

Professional expertise includes: writing, editing, archival and historical research, college-level teaching, grant writing and institutional communications, unsolicited medical advice


Contributing editor, Bloom’s Major Poets: A.E. Housman. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2003.

Selected poetry has appeared in: Passages North, Summer 1998; Washington Square, Summer 1999; Quarterly West, Summer 1999

BA, Literature & Creative Writing, Hampshire College; MFA, Creative Writing, NYU; MPhil, English & American Literature, NYU (ABD forever)

  • Communications and Research SpecialistOffice of the ProvostLehman College
  • MA studentdigital humanitiesCUNY Graduate Center