Mia Ridge PhD

PhD in digital humanities (Department of History, Open University, UK) focusses on historians and scholarly crowdsourcing. Mia has published and presented widely on her key areas of interest including: user experience design, human-computer interaction, open cultural data, audience engagement and participation in the cultural heritage sector and digital history. Her edited volume, ‘Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage’ (Ashgate) was published in October 2014. Mia has post-graduate qualifications in software development (RMIT University, Melbourne, 2001) and an MSc in Human-Centred Systems (City University, London, 2011). She is Chair of the Museums Computer Group (MCG) and a member of the Executive Council of the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH). Mia is also known for her work on crowdsourcing metadata games for museums.