Ryan Horne
Digital Research Consultant
Phone: (310) 794-1989
Office Location: 4328 Math Science

Ryan Horne, PhD, focuses on planning, managing, and preserving interdisciplinary digital humanities research projects. As a Research Consultant in the GIS, Visualization, XR & Modeling team at the Office of Advanced Research Computing, Ryan collaborates with campus researchers at all levels of their digital scholarship, including conceptualization, implementation, and publication.

Before his role at OARC, Ryan was the Digital Humanities Research Facilitator in the Research Data Services department of the UCSB Library, the Sinai Manuscripts Digital Library Data Coordinator in the Digital Library program at UCLA library and held postdoctoral research positions at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Horne earned his PhD in Ancient History (2015) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill after previously working as a software engineer at Lockheed Martin. He is an expert in leveraging Linked Open Data for digital humanities research, with particular attention on geospatial and network analysis. In addition to working on dozens of digital projects, Ryan is a consultant for the Black Lunchtable oral history archive, serves as a managing editor for the Pleiades project, was an awardee of a NEH/Mellon grant for digital publication, and has worked with the Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium, the Ancient Itineraries Institute, Pelagios Network, and served as the director of the Ancient World Mapping Center at UNC Chapel Hill.