Andrew Janco is a Digital Scholarship Librarian and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Writing Program. Andy completed his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago and held post-docs at the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights and the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut. At Haverford, Andy teaches a course on "Humanitarianism in Theory and Practice." He is a current MS/LIS student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Andy has a passion for collaborative and community-engaged digital projects. He is interested in the adaptation of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) methods for asylum clinics as well as digital oral history, digital pedagogy, and digital scholarly publications. He also works on Artificial Intelligence and its application in Humanities and Social Science research.
Andy spends time with his family in the woods or by the water, brews beer, flies drones, and finds ways to get back into the mountains.
- “’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, MS/LIS (in progress)
- University of Toronto, M.A. History