Current Role at Stanford


As the Assistant University Librarian for Research Data Services at Stanford Libraries, I work with teams supporting GIS, data acquisition & analysis, data curation, digital scholarship development, and the Academic Technology Specialist program.

Honors & Awards


  • Ideas Festival Scholar, Aspen Institute (2014)
  • Fellow, Fulbright Program (2007-2008)

Education & Certifications


  • AB, University of Chicago, Art History (1997)
  • PhD, University of Washington, Scandinavian Studies (2011)

Professional Affiliations and Activities


  • Council Member, AI4LAM (2021 - Present)
  • Advisory Board, Yale-NUS Digital Historical Maps of Singapore and Southeast Asia (2019 - 2022)
  • Member, Yale-Smithsonian Partnership Advisory Committee (2018 - 2021)
  • Lifetime Member, Society of the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (2011 - Present)

All Publications


  • Foregrounding Users in Humanities-Centric Labs Designing Libraries for the 21st Century Leonard, P., DeRose, C. Association of College & Research Libraries. 2022
  • Swedish Identity and the Literary Imaginary Migration and Multiculturalism in Scandinavia Leonard, P. edited by Einhorn, E., Harbison, S., Huss, M. University of Wisconsin Press. 2021
  • Digital Humanities on Reserve: From Reading Room to Laboratory at Yale University Library DIGITAL HUMANITIES QUARTERLY DeRose, C., Leonard, P. 2020; 14 (3)
  • Knowledge creation through recommender systems Arnold, T., Leonard, P., Tilton, L. OXFORD UNIV PRESS. 2017: 151-157

    View details for DOI 10.1093/llc/fqx035

    View details for Web of Science ID 000417911000012

  • Word Sequence Repetition in Danish Legend Tradition Svenska landsmÃ¥l och svenskt folkliv Broadwell, P. M., Leonard, P., Tangherlini, T. R. 2017; 140
  • Trawling in the Sea of the Great Unread: Sub-corpus topic modeling and Humanities research POETICS Tangherlini, T. R., Leonard, P. 2013; 41 (6): 725-749