About

Kyle Bickoff is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at the University of Maryland, College Park, working at the intersections of Digital Humanities, media archaeology, and critical information studies. His research focuses on digital infrastructures, containers & containerization, memory institutions, and archival preservation of print and born-digital media. He works as and instructor of Academic Writing and Film Studies at the University of Maryland; he has previously worked as Site Manager of Romantic Circles and as a Graduate Assistant on the BitCurator project for the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH). Kyle received his M.A. in English Literature at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2014. He has worked at the Media Archaeology Lab (MAL) as Lab Manager and at the Archives and Special Collections Department for the University of Colorado Libraries where he preserved born-digital collections and maintained legacy hardware. He received his B.A. in English Literature at the University of Florida, graduating Summa cum Laude, where he focused on film and media studies and worked with non-traditional media forms.