Dr. Michael Drout. NEH PI , Anglo-Saxon scholar, 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 Co-PI and Meneely Professor of Computer Science at Wheaton College. LeBlanc has supervised the development of many software tools and computational experiments in genomics and lexomics. Mark tries to manage the software-types.
Dr. Michael J. Kahn. NEH Co-PI, Professor of Mathematics at Wheaton College. The Lexomics group has benefited greatly from Mike's expertise in statistics. In particular, Mike leads us in our work in R, e.g., he was instrumental in helping us prototype our "top words" tool and in Donald Bass' honors thesis in cluster validation.
Dr. Scott Kleinman. Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Digital Humanities
at California State University, Northridge. Scott is a classic digital humanities professor: studying Middle English verse and cutting code.