Andrew J. Torget is a historian of nineteenth-century North America at the University of North Texas, where he directs the Digital History Lab. The founder and director of numerous digital humanities projects -- including Mapping Texts
, Texas Slavery Project
, Voting America
, and the History Engine
-- Andrew served as co-editor of the Valley of the Shadow
project, and as the founding director of the Digital Scholarship Lab
at the University of Richmond. The co-editor of several books on the American Civil War, Andrew has been a featured speaker on the digital humanities at Harvard, Stanford, Rice, and the National Archives in Washington, D. C. In 2011, he was named the inaugural David J. Weber Research Fellow at the Clements Center for Southwest Studies
at Southern Methodist University.