Ashley Sanders holds a Ph.D. in History from Michigan State University. Currently, she is a professor of History and Cultural Studies at Claremont Graduate University and Director of the Claremont Colleges Digital Research Studio. She is also the creator/facilitator of an introductory Digital Humanities (DH) short course for faculty and graduate students at the Claremont Colleges and a professional development workshop series in Digital Scholarship for librarians. In addition, she is the project manager for a library learning space redesign that has transformed the GIS Lab into the “Digital Tool Shed” – a technology-rich exploratory lab, digital scholarship incubator, collaborative work space, classroom, and presentation space. To learn more about her historical research, check out her academic site, Colonialism Through the Veil. Sanders also occasionally writes for The Evolllution, an online periodical on higher education. In the past, she served as a full-time author for GradHacker, an Inside Higher Ed blog and the Cultural Heritage Informatics blog. 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 her dissertation, Between Two Fires: The Origins of Settler Colonialism in the United States and French Algeria, can be found in Scholarship@Claremont.