Consulting Editor, History in Focus


University of California, Santa Cruz

Daniel Story is a historian and digital humanist. He works as a digital scholarship librarian at the University of California, Santa Cruz. In this role he supports and collaborates with students and faculty who seek to engage digital methods in their teaching, research, or learning. His areas of expertise are digital mapping, audio storytelling, and web exhibits, though he also does work in text mining and network analysis.

Daniel is the lead producer of the ten-part documentary podcast Stories from the Epicenter, which explores the experience and memory of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake in Santa Cruz County, California. He serves as a consulting editor for the American Historical Review and produces the journal’s podcast, History in Focus.

He has an ongoing research interest in the American advertising industry’s collection and use of consumer data, from the industry’s earliest days in the mid-19th century to the rise of the World Wide Web.

Daniel holds a PhD in History from Indiana University, Bloomington.