Brief CV. See also publicationscuratorship and talks. Full CV available upon request.

Basic information:
Patrik Svensson
Nationality: Swedish
Professor in the Humanities and Information Technology (since 2012), Umeå University. Chair funded by the Wallenberg Foundation.
Visiting Professor of Digital Humanities, University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Information Studies and the Digital Humanities Program.

Previous positions:
2015-2016 Visiting Professor/Distinguished Research Fellow, The Graduate Center, City University New York
2000-2014 Director for HUMlab, Umeå University
2001- Senior lecturer in humanities and information technology
2005-2007 One of the executive directors for the Wallenberg Global Learning Network
1999-2000 Senior lecturer in English linguistics, Umeå University

Degrees, academic positions, other relevant commissions:

2015- Member of the Scientific Board of Dariah
2015 Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Graduate Center, City University New York (fall semester, competitive grant)
2014-2015 Member of an informal scientific group organized by the Nobel Foundation for the new Nobel Center
2014- Member of the external advisory committee, Trinity Long Room Hub, Arts and Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin.
2014- Member of the scientific advisory committee, DIGHUMLAB, Denmark.
2013- Coordinator, “Interactive Environments, focus environments” (University Board initiative, USD 10 million)
2012- Professor in the Humanities and Information Technology
2009- Docent in humanities and Information Technology
2005-2007 One of the executive directors for the Wallenberg Global Learning Network
2001-2014 Director for HUMlab, Umeå University
2000- Senior lecturer in the Humanities and Information Technology
1999-2000 Senior lecturer in English linguistics, Umeå University
1997-1998 Visiting researcher (as a Ph.D. student) UC Berkeley

External Research grants (as PI/project leader/researcher)
2013-2016 Interactive environments research project (PI, Akademiska hus)
2011-2016 Media Places (PI/co-PI, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with Stanford University)
2011-2016 Multiple Screens as Material (PI, Baltic Foundation)
2011-2012 The Strategic Environmental Archaeology Database (co-applicant, Swedish Research Council)
2009-2011 YouTube as a Performative Arena (PI, Knowledge Foundation)
2006-2011 International postdoctoral fellowship program (PI, Kempe Foundation, with Kjell Jonsson)
2006-2009 Equipment for research in the Humanities and Information Technology (project coordinator, Wallenberg Foundation, with Kjell Jonsson)
2006-2008 Query and context based visualization of time-spatial cultural dynamics (project coordinator, EU sixth framework project, STREP)
2003-2005 Computer games as meeting places and fiction (researcher; Swedish Research Council)
1999-2003 Linguistic Consequences of Virtualization (PI; Swedish Research Council)
1999-2001 Cultural Simulation: Virtual Weddings and a Real Wedding of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies. (PI. Council for the Renewal of Undergraduate Education)

Awards:
2015 Distinguished Fellowship at City University New York (fall semester 2015)
2008-2010 Young Research Award, Umeå University (SEK 2 million, about USD 250,000).
2003 Royal Skytteanska Samfundet’s Prize for young and distinguished researchers in the Humanities.