Mike Kestemont is an Assistant Professor in the department of Literature at the University of Antwerp. He specializes in computational text analysis for the Digital Humanities. His work has a strong focus on historic literature.
Folgert Karsdorp is a postdoctoral researcher at the Meertens Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on why some cultural phenomena are adopted and persist through time, while others change or disappear.