- First Name
- Last Name
- United States
- VA Virginia
- George Mason University
- Website URL
- early modern Britain, cultural history of mathematics, early modern mathematics, numeracy, early modern plague, digital humanities
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- About Me
I’m Jessica Marie Otis, Director of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Assistant Professor of History at George Mason University. My personal research focuses primarily on early modern Britain, history of mathematics, and related subjects such as cryptography and plague statistics.
- Recent Publications
Meaghan Brown, Jessica Otis, and Paige Morgan, “Identifying Early Modern Books: Citation Practices in Bibliographic and Early Modern Studies,” Archive Journal (November 2017).
Hannah Rasmussen, Brian Croxall, and Jessica Otis, “Exploring How and Why Digital Humanities is Taught in Libraries,” in A Splendid Torch: Learning and Teaching in Today’s Academic Libraries, edited by John Maclachlan, Christa Williford, and Jodi Reeves Eyre (CLIR, September 2017).
John Ladd, Jessica Otis, Christopher N. Warren, and Scott Weingart, “Exploring and Analyzing Network Data with Python,” Programming Historian (September 2017).
Jessica Otis, “‘Set Them To the Cyphering Schoole’: Reading, Writing and Arithmetical Education, circa 1540-1700,” Journal of British Studies 56, no. 3 (July 2017), doi: 10.1017/jbr.2017.59
Jessica Marie Otis, “‘Sportes and Pastimes, done by Number’: Mathematical Games in Early Modern England,” in Playthings in Early Modernity: Party Games, Word Games, Mind Games, ed. by Allison Levy (Medieval Institute Publications: 2017).
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- Expertise by Geography
- United Kingdom
- Expertise by Chronology
- Pre-17th century, 17th century, Early Modern
- Expertise by Topic
- Computational, Science