Open Access Dissertation

This is a link to my dissertation, which is stored in the Graduate Center’s open access repository, CUNY Academic Works:


Here is my Prezi for #remixthediss, a presentation of non-tradition approaches to the dissertation being held at the Graduate Center, CUNY and live-streamed here:

NFAIS Humanities Roundtable Presentation

These are the slides for my Sept. 29th featured presentation at the NFAIS Humanities Roundtable in New York. View the full program here Full text of this presentation will be added to this post soon. Licastro_NFAIS_HumanitiesRoundtable_Fall2014 from Amanda Licastro  

#AAEEBL2014 Presentation

Here is my presentation for the 2014 AAEEBL conference, complete with text. Thank you to those who came, to Macaulay Honors College for their support, and to those reading this for their constructive feedback. Abstract: After over a decade of integrating eportfolio technology into the post-secondary classroom, where do we stand? The pedagogical practice of […]

Playing with Data

This will be the first in what I hope to be a series of posts describing how I began dealing with my dissertation data. I am writing these posts in order to help others embark on data-driven projects, as well as to document my process. It is important to disclose that I am new to […]

Dissertation Prospectus

Thanks to the feedback from my committee, especially Matt Gold, my prospectus was approved in March of 2014. Many people have asked to see this document as an example, so I am releasing it publicly. Please note that this document is only a proposal – and a work-in-progress.   Prospectus_Licastro_March2014


To kick off my dissertation blogging, I am participating in the Day of DH project. Here is the site where I will be updating my progress:

Dissertation Abstract

As on September 2013 I have official commenced work on my dissertation. Here is a working abstract for those interested in my work. I will be updating this section of the site on my progress as I mark milestones in the process. Feedback is always welcome! After over a decade of integrating blogging technology into […]