Jeffrey Schnapp

metaLAB (at) Harvard

AIPP Team Member

Faculty Director



Before moving to Harvard in 2011, Jeffrey Schnapp occupied the Pierotti Chair of Italian Studies at Stanford, where he led the Stanford Humanities Lab between 1999 and 2009. A cultural historian, designer, curator, and technologist with research interests extending from antiquity to the present, his recent books include The Electric Information Age BookModernitaliaDigital_Humanities (…, and The Library Beyond the Book (…. At Harvard he occupies the Carl A. Pescosolido Chair in Romance and Comparative Literatures, while also serving as an affiliate of the Architecture department at the Graduate School of Design and as one of the faculty co-directors of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. He is currently Chair of Harvard’s Department of Comparative Literature. For more information, consult