Ashley Sanders Garcia holds a Ph.D. in History with a specialization in Digital Humanities from Michigan State University. She is Director of the Claremont Colleges Digital Research Studio, a professor of History and Cultural Studies at Claremont Graduate University, and visiting professor of Digital Humanities at Claremont McKenna College. Her research explores the development of settler colonies in the United States and French Algeria. She is also the creator/facilitator of an introductory Digital Humanities (DH) short course for faculty, graduate students, and staff at the Claremont Colleges. To learn more about her historical research, check out her academic site, Colonialism Through the Veil. Her first publication, “A Study of the Teaching Methods of High School History Teachers,” appeared in The Social Studies, a peer reviewed journal, in 2008, and the University of Nebraska Press is currently considering her manuscript, Between Two Fires: The Origins of Settler Colonialism in the United States and French Algeria (link to her dissertation of the same title). She has also contributed to an ECAR/CNI publication, “Building Capacity for Digital Humanities: A Framework for Institutional Planning,” and co-authored a chapter entitled, “Building a DIY Community of Practice,” for the next Debates in DH book.