Daniel Genkins is a 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. He studied the history of the early modern Atlantic World at Vanderbilt, and received his Ph.D. in 2018. Toward the end of his time at Vanderbilt, Daniel started work on Jane Landers’s Slave Societies Digital Archive (SSDA). After a year at Brown University’s John Carter Brown Library, he’s excited to be back in Nashville to continue work on SSDA as the project’s new Executive Director. Daniel does a variety of things for the Archive, including project management, backend development, and extracting structured data from primary sources. In addition to his duties for SSDA, Daniel will also be facilitating workshops at the DH Center throughout the year and coordinating the HASTAC Scholars program.