George Mason University, USA
Dan Howlett is a PhD candidate at George Mason University and a Graduate Research Assistant at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. At RRCHNM, he has worked on several projects including World History Commons, Interwoven World, Death by Numbers, and DataScribe. His dissertation research focuses on the intersections of disability and religion in early America from the 1660s to the 1820s. He also moderates AskHistorians, a Q&A subreddit with 1.4 million subscribers, and has started a data driven project to consider how current events shape user inquiries on the platform.