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

Basic information:
Patrik Svensson
Nationality: Swedish
Visiting Professor of Digital Humanities, UCLA (2016-2019)
Professor in the Humanities and Information Technology (since 2012), Umeå University. Chair funded by the Wallenberg Foundation.

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:
2017 The Mahoney Price (with Erica Robles-Anderson, for “an outstanding article in the history of computing and information technology, broadly conceived”)
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.