Sarah Connell
Associate Director, Women Writers Project and NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks

Sarah Connell is the Associate Director of the Women Writers Project and the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on text encoding and text analysis, medieval and early modern literature and historiography, and pedagogies of digital scholarship. Her current projects include Making Room in History, a text encoding and analysis project on early modern narratives of national identity; a collaboration with Diana Henderson and Erica Zimmer to develop an online course on the Merchant of Venice for the MITx platform; and an NEH-funded seminar series on research and teaching with word embedding models.


“Performance and Pedagogy: Bringing the Merchant Module Online.” Shakespeare and Digital Pedagogy. Ed. Diana Henderson and Kyle Vitle. The Arden Shakespeare. Forthcoming (2021).

“Companions, Competitors, Contexts: Margaret Cavendish in Women Writers Online.” Cambridge Companion to Margaret Cavendish. Ed. Brandie Siegfried and Lisa Walters. Forthcoming.