Dr. Michael Drout. NEH Co-PI , Anglo-Saxon scholar, Prentice Chair, and Associate Professor of English at Wheaton College. Mike enjoys the study of really old writing, writing from way, way before you were born. Drout has written extensively on medieval literature, including articles on Beowulf, the Anglo-Saxon wills, the Old English translation of the Rule of Chrodegang, the Exeter Book 'wisdom poems' and Anglo-Saxon medical texts. Drout's English grammar book, King Alfred's Grammar, is available at his website, www.michaeldrout.com, where you can hear him read you some Anglo-Saxon as a bedtime story.
Dr. Mark D. LeBlanc. NEH Primary Investigator, Co-Leader Wheaton Genomics Research Group, and Professor of Computer Science at Wheaton College. LeBlanc has supervised the development of many software tools and computational experiments in genomics, including a web-based "DNA Dictionary" based on the online Oxford English Dictionary. Mark tries to manage the software-types.
Dr. Michael J. Kahn. NEH Co-PI , Director of Quantitative Analysis and Professor of Mathematics at Wheaton College. Mike has collaborated on numerous applications, mostly in the field of Biostatistics. His areas of research range from applications of Bayesian logistic regression models for health care funding, to analyses of cancer clinical trials and analyses of sociological data regarding parenting patterns in Jamaica. His most recent work is a collaborative effort regarding classification problems and techniques in genomics with Dr. LeBlanc and Dr. Betsey Dyer.