American Excavations at Morgantina:

Contrada Agnese Project

Luke Hollis



Luke Hollis is a Cambridge, MA based software engineer and poet/translator, who recently launched Archimedes Digital, a startup dedicated to research computing in the digital arts and humanities. His research interests explore text processing, computer vision, and three dimensional data visualization. At Archimedes, Luke has led development on grants funded by sources such as the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Lasky-Barajas Innovation Fund with scholars and researchers at Harvard, the American Academy in Rome, and elsewhere. Before starting Archimedes, Luke worked as a Senior Developer at Washington D.C.’s National Public Radio station, WAMU 88.5, where his team received an Edward R. Murrow award for digital journalism and was a finalist for the Online News Association Knight Award in 2013. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Oregon and Bachelors of Arts in Classical Languages from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His poetry and translations have appeared in the Birmingham Poetry Review, Transom, JMWW, Construction, Plainsongs, Fogged Clarity, and elsewhere.