CMS Alumn James Ginther Wins Mellon Grant for Digital Humanities

January 9, 2013 by Communications

Congratulations to James Ginther (PhD 1995) for winning a $933,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation. This news even made it into the St. Louis Business Journal! Go medievalists!!

Jim is a Professor of Medieval Theology and the Director of the Center for Digital Theology at St. Louis University. According to the article in the SLBJ the funds “will be used to finance the development and implementation of web-based software [called T-PEN] used for editing scholarly works. About $350,000 of the grant will fund five editing projects that will test the software.”