Andrew Janco is a Digital Scholarship Librarian. Andy completed his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago and held post-docs at UChicago's Pozen Family Center for Human Rights and the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut. He has an M.S. in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Andy has a passion for inquiry-driven and community-engaged digital projects. He is the co-Director of "New Languages for NLP: Building Linguistic Diversity in the Digital Humanities" an NEH-funded Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities at Princeton University. He is one of the lead developers working on a digital archive and research application for the Groupo de Apoyo Mutuo; Guatemala's oldest human rights organization. He also works on applied machine learning for Humanities and Social Science research.
When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family in the mountains or hunting mushrooms. He makes mead and translates poetry from Russian.
- "Reading Race in Slavic Studies Scholarship through a Digital Lens.” Slavic Review 80, no. 2 (2021): 234–44.
- "Machine Learning in Digital Scholarship: in Machine Learning, Libraries, and Cross-Disciplinary Research: Possibilities and Provocations. Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame, 2020.
- Translations with Olga Livshin in Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine. Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2018.
- “’Unwilling’: The One-Word Revolution in Refugee Status, 1940-1951” Contemporary European History, Vol . 23, No. 3 (August 2014): 429-446.
- “KVN: Authenticity and Improvised Comedy in the Soviet Union, 1957-1971” in Rob Turncock and Peter Goddard editors, Popular Television in Authoritarian Europe. Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 2013.
- “Training in the Amusements of Mars: Peter the Great, War Games and the Science of War, 1673-1699” Russian History/ Histoire Russe, 30, nos. 1-2 (Spring-Summer 2003): 35- 112.
- The University of Chicago, Ph.D. History
- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, M.S. Library and Information Science
- University of Toronto, M.A. History