Miller Prosser is the Digital Studies Associate Director for Research and Publications. He holds a doctorate in Hebrew and Northwest Semitic philology from the University of Chicago and has extensive experience in data management and data publication for the humanities involving all types of digital data including texts, images, maps, etc. He teaches two core courses per year: “Data Management for the Humanities” (DIGS 30003) and “Data Publication for the Humanities” (DIGS 30005).
Miller also provides consultation and training for the computational research of faculty and students, including support for scholars at UChicago and elsewhere who use the OCHRE database platform (Online Cultural and Historical Research Environment) to manage, analyze, and publish their data.
As part of his own research, Miller is co-director of the Ras Shamra Tablet Inventory, an OCHRE project dedicated to the study of texts and archaeology of the Late Bronze Age site of Ras Shamra (the ancient city of Ugarit) in what is today western Syria.