Michael J. Price Lab for Digital Humanities

Price Lab Associate Scholar

2016-17

Sasha Renninger

Digital Humanities Specialist, Penn Museum Library

Sasha Renninger is the Digital Humanities Specialist for the Penn Museum Library. Sasha works with the Office of the Deputy Director at the Museum and with Penn faculty, staff, students, librarians, and the international community, to facilitate the creation, use, and re-use of Penn Museum data in both instructional and research environments. Sasha graduated from Penn in 2009 with a BA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Anthropology and 2013 with a Master of Computer and Information Science degree from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Penn. From 2008 to 2013, Sasha was the Administrative Coordinator of the PennCHC, and from 2013 to 2015, she was the database administrator of the Ur Digitization Project at the Penn Museum. In addition, she has worked at the Penn Museum in both the Asian and American sections as a researcher and has excavated in both the US and Egypt. Her interests include developing software solutions to meet the needs of archaeologists and museum curators.