Kristin Jensen

Kristin Jensen is a project manager at Performant Software Solutions LLC. She specializes in managing the company’s digital humanities work and has been involved in the development of projects including Juxta Commons, Juxta WS, BRANCH, TypeWright , the Siege of Jerusalem Electronic Archive (forthcoming), Book Traces, and the Viral Texts database. Before joining the staff of Performant Software in 2011, Kristin managed or contributed to digital projects at the University of Virginia Morris Law Library, NINES, the Poetess Archive, and the Electronic Text Center. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Virginia.


Juxta Commons



Free and open source, Juxta Commons is an online workspace for comparing multiple witnesses to a single textual work, privately storing collations, and sharing visualizations. Originally offered as a downloadable Java-based application developed by the Applied Research in ’Patacriticism group at the University of Virginia in 2005, Juxta was taken up by NINES (

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