Mark Phillipson


Mark Phillipson directs the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Teaching Center at Columbia. A service for for graduate students across the University, the GSAS Teaching Center promotes effective teaching practices within a fast-changing academic landscape. Information about current programs and services is available at Previously, Mark was a Senior Program Specialist at Columbia University's Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, where he developed the Digital Bridges initiative ( and led numerous projects engaging students with digital collections in innovative ways -- such as Mediathread, Mapping the African American Past, the Virtual Forest Initiative, the New York Neighborhoods Project, and Project Vietnam. Mark is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at Columbia University, where he teaches Core Humanities courses and seminars in the English Department focusing on aspects of British Romanticism. Previously, while Assistant Professor of English at Bowdoin College, he developed prominent early models of scholarly wikis, most notably The Romantic Audience Project. He holds a BA from Columbia University, an MLIS from Simmons College, and a PhD in English from the University of California, Berkeley.

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