Jeri Elizabeth Wieringa

Jeri Elizabeth Wieringa

Jeri Elizabeth Wieringa

Graduate Teaching Assistant

U.S. History: US History: American religious history, 19th-century cultural history, digital humanities

Jeri E. Wieringa is an Americanist, working at the intersection of digital history and American religious history. She defended her dissertation, A Gospel of Health and Salvation: Modeling the Religious Culture of Seventh-day Adventism, 1843-1920 in 2019. She received her MAR in the History of Christianity, summa cum laude, from Yale Divinity School in 2011, and her BA from Calvin College in 2008, with majors in Philosophy and English. 

Jeri has been a research assistant at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media since 2011. She worked on the early phases of the PressForward Project and served as an editor for Digital Humanities Now and an associate editor for the Journal of Digital Humanities. She has provided web development work for a number of projects, including PressForward, the Toynbee Prize Foundation, Omeka, and the 911 Digital Archive.

Selected Publications

"Introduction to Beautiful Soup," The Programming Historian (December 2012).

Grants and Fellowships

ACH Microgrant with Celeste Sharpe for "Bridging the Gap: Women, Code, and the Digital Humanities".

Recent Presentations

“Jupyter Notebooks and Reproducible Research in DH.” The Association for Computers and the Humanities, July 24-26, 2019

“Mining Eschatology in Seventh-day Adventist Periodicals” part of “Digital Humanities and Libraries and Archives in Religious Studies.” American Theological Libraries Association, June 12-15, 2019

“The Future is Now: Lessons Learned from 3 Digital Dissertations in History.” American Historical Association, January 3-6, 2019

“When the Dissertation Is Not the Main Event.” United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association, August 7-9, 2017 

“Playing with Time.” (Poster) Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, August 8-11, 2017