Stahmer, Carl

Carl Stahmer, PhD currently holds a Research Scientist Appointment at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he serves as the standing Associate Director of the English Broadside Ballad Archive ( and is currently serving as the Acting Director.

Stahmer has been working in the field of digital humanities since the mid 1990s, when he began constructing the Romantic Circles website (, named then by the National Endowment for the Humanities as one of the top twenty educational websites in the world. In addition to creating and maintaining a host of academic websites, Stahmer has also worked as a computer programmer and system architect for a variety of governmental, academic, and commercial technology initiatives over the past twenty years. He has served as the Associate Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology and the Humanities at the University of Maryland (MITH), as a member of the Advisory Board of the Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Studies (NINES), and as Director of Technology for Lynchinteractive Inc., where he was lead developer and system architect for a variety of internet-based, advanced data-integration solutions, including medical, distance learning, and government information systems.

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