Curriculum Vitae

Access the full version of my CV (updated October 2021).


Cornell University

  • Ph.D. in Information Science
  • Advisors: Matthew Wilkens and David Mimno

Washington State University

  • M.A. English Literature (May 2019)
  • Thesis: “A Very Competent Justice”: Gender and Responsive Ethos in Supreme Court Opinions”
  • Advisor: Matthew Jockers


Cultural analytics, rhetoric, data science, reception studies, recommendationsdigital humanities


Jockers, Matthew L, and Rosamond Thalken. Text Analysis With R: For Students of Literature. 2nd Edition. Springer. 2020, Print.

Teaching Experience

InstructorWashington State University

Fall 2020

  • DTC 475: Digital Diversity, 1 section

Summer 2020

  • DTC 475: Digital Diversity, 1 section
  • Womens_St 101: Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, 1 section

Spring 2020

  • DTC 475: Digital Diversity, 1 section
  • DTC 375: Language, Texts, and Technology, 1 section
  • DTC 101: Introduction to Digital Technology and Culture, 1 section
  • ENGL 101: College Composition, 1 section

Fall 2019

  • DTC 475: Digital Diversity
  • ENGL 101: Introduction to Composition (3 sections)

Course Developer (Washington State University, Summer 2019-Fall 2019)

  • DTC 204: Introduction to Text Analysis (Global Campus)

Leadership Experience

President of the Information Science Graduate Student Association (Cornell University, 2021-2022)

First-Year-Focus Instructor (Washington State University, Fall 2019)

Writing Lincoln Initiative Coordinator (University of Nebraska, 2017 – 2018)

HASTAC Scholars Program Member (2017 – 2019)

Conference Presentations

Thalken, Rosamond, David Mimno, Matthew Wilkens. (July 2021). Constraints, Creativity, and Control: A Computational Analysis of Rhetoric in Supreme Court Opinions. Paper presented at The Association for Computers and the Humanities Conference, virtual.

Thalken, Rosamond and Matthew L. Jockers (April 2019).  Gendered Judges. Paper presented at the Text Analysis and the Law Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Jockers, Matthew & Rosamond Thalken (January 2019). Individual Differences in Sentence-Level Processing. Paper presented at the 2019 Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois.

Thalken, Rosamond (November 2018). Dissenting Women: Studying Gender and Syntax in Supreme Court Opinions. Paper presented at the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, Chicago, Illinois.

Jockers, Matthew & Rosamond Thalken (October 2017). An fMRI Analysis of Reading Sentiment. Project presented at the Access: NovelTM 2017 Workshop, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Rilett, Beverley & Rosamond Thalken (October 2017). The Creative Commons Philosophy: When We Share, Everyone Wins. Paper presented at the European Studies Conference, Omaha, Nebraska.

Thalken, Rosamond (February 2017). The George Eliot Review Digitization Project: A Transatlantic Collaboration. Project presented at the University of Nebraska Red Talk Speaker Series, Lincoln, Nebraska.