Glen Layne-Worthey, Ph.D. Candidate 1994


Glen Layne-Worthey ( Worthey) is Associate Director for Research Support Services in the HathiTrust Research Center, based in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Information Sciences.  Formerly, he was Digital Humanities Librarian at Stanford, 1997-2019, and was founding head of Stanford’s Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR). He’s held many roles in the international digital humanities community, and is currently Chair of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) Executive Board.

Selected Publications:

• (co-edited with Isabel Galina) Libraries, Archives, and the Digital Humanities. (In the series Routledge Companions to the Digital Humanities.)  Routledge (2024, in press).
• (with Rachel Samberg, et al.) Building Legal Literacies for Text Data Mining. California Digital Library, 2021.
• (with Thomas S. Mullaney, et al.) The Chinese Deathscape: Grave Reform in Modern China.  Stanford University Press, 2019).
• (with Wojciech Zalewski) “Karasik–Udarnik: Shock-Worker of the Russian Book Arts.” Slavic & East European Information Resources, v. 12, no. 4 (2011), 257-267.
• Douglas R. Hofstadter: Analogy as Core, Core as Analogy. Stanford University Presidential Lecture Website, 2006. (Author or co-author of 3 original essays, and editor/curator of the entire site:
• “Pionerskii nakaz” [in Russian; “Young Pioneers’ Mandate”]. Ezhenedelnyi zhurnal (Moscow, Russia), No. 28 (23 July 2002), 44-45.
• “Gender Poetics and the Structure of ‘Domik v Kolomne.’” Elementa, 1997 (v. 3), 271-290.
• Semantic Index to Laboratory of Dreams: The Russian Avant-Garde and Cultural Experimentation, Olga Matich, ed. (Stanford University Press, 1996).

Glen says: “Despite my having taken a somewhat alternative professional path, practically every interaction, and practically every moment, of my years in the Slavic Department have turned out to be excellent preparation and inspiration for my professional life.”

Glen has served as a mentor for graduate students at Stanford, Illinois, and elsewhere contemplating alternate-academic career paths. He would be happy to talk with anyone at Berkeley considering the same.