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Brooke Bryan

Chair of the Writing Program and Assistant Professor of Writing and Digital Literacy

Office: 937-319-0099
Location: 208 McGregor Hall


Brooke Bryan is Chair of the Writing Program and Assistant Professor of Writing and Digital Literacy at Antioch College where she specializes in phenomenological oral history and undergraduate research frameworks.

Supported by the Great Lakes Colleges Association, Brooke directs Oral History in the Liberal Arts—a three-year initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that supports undergraduate oral history research by providing open source workflows and technology stacks for tools in the digital humanities, and articulating pedagogical strategies for ‘high stakes’ teaching and learning through faculty-mentored oral history projects across 13 institutions.



  • M.A., Oral History Methodology, Antioch University, 2013
  • B.A., Classics, Antioch University, 2009


  • Supported by GLCA, led a team of scholars and librarians exploring undergraduate research paradigms at ILiADS at Hamilton College’s Digital Humanities Initiative; included funding for one student who was able to present on a panel, becoming a founding member of the Undergraduate Research Network
  • Instructor at Ohio Humanities’ residential Oral History Institute at Kenyon College
  • Supported by the Lloyd Family Fund at Antioch College, coached four students to present posters of their faculty-mentored research projects (conducted during WORK 425) exploring social justice themes at the 2015 Oral History Association meeting in Tampa Bay.
  • Led a workshop on digital tools for research at Oral History Association annual meeting, “Digging into Digital Platforms: One Interview/Four Tools”
  • Served on the Grant Review panel for the Ohio History Fund, awarding $100,000 to 14 projects across the state
  • Commissioned as an interviewer for Ohio History’s Ohio Veterans Oral History project with the support of Ohio Humanities
  • Awarded $393,710 grant from the Great Lakes Colleges Association through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The three-year project, Oral History in the Liberal Arts, connects oral history and digital storytelling methods with experiential learning and undergraduate research paradigms– developing a consortial archive and providing pedagogical tutorials and open source technology stacks to faculty and librarians across all 13 GLCA schools. The project is designed to provide micro-grants to more than 50 faculty, instructional staff, and students across GLCA over three years.