Lincoln Mullen is a PhD student in American history at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He studies American religious history, as well as American history in the colonial and antebellum eras. His academic work primarily focuses on his dissertation, a history of religious conversion and of people crossing religious boundaries in the United States during the nineteenth century. The working title of the dissertation is "The Varieties of American Conversion: The Origins of Religious Choice in the United States."
What does it mean to teach or research religious studies digitally? Does religious "data" make digital religious studies distinct within the digital humanities? What is a digital religious studies research project you think more people should know about? How can departments and the field better support digital methods and pedagogies? Six scholars gathered at the AAR's groundbreaking THATCamp to discuss these questions and more!