Received NSF CAREER Award for expert-led crowdsourcing

Dr. Luther received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal, titled, Transforming Investigative Science and Practice with Expert-Led Crowdsourcing. This program “offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.” The award is for $554,628 over a five-year period and is funded through the Cyber-Human Systems (CHS) core program.

Presented crowdsourced history research at University of Virginia


Dr. Luther and collaborator Dr. Paul Quigley of Virginia Tech’s Dept. of History presented their work on Mapping the Fourth of July in the Civil War Era and a new digital history project, Civil War Photo Sleuth. These invited presentations were part of a meeting on Civil War History and Digital Methodology hosted by the new Nau Center for Civil War History at UVA.