Since mid-1990 Syd has been the technical lead at the Women
Writers Project, where he learned about TEI in late 1990. He has
been a devotee ever since. He has an AB from Brown University in
political science, served as the North American Editor of the TEI
from 2001 to 2007, and is currently on the TEI Council. Syd spends
much of his time curating TEI data and teaching XML, TEI, and XSLT
to digital humanists.