Associate Professor of English with a Courtesy Appointment in History
Christopher Warren's research spans digital humanities, law and literature, political theory, early modern literature, print culture, and the history of political thought.
Warren is the author of Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680 (Oxford University Press, 2015), which was awarded the 2016 Roland H. Bainton Prize for Literature. He is a member of the MLA's executive committee for 17th-Century English, and his articles have appeared in journals including Humanity, Law, Culture, and the Humanities, The European Journal of International Law, English Literary Renaissance, and Digital Humanities Quarterly. He is co-founder of the digital humanities project Six Degrees of Francis Bacon, and his current projects include work on anachronism and presentism in the history of international law, a “distant reading” of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, and developing computer-assisted methods for identifying anonymous early modern printers. A founding member of CMU's Center for Print, Networks and Performance (CPNP), Warren also directs CMU's minor in Humanties Analytics (HumAn) and is co-convenor of the Digital Humanities Faculty Research Group.
Ph.D.: Oxford University, 2008
Department Member Since: 2020