Past Member

Nick Montfort

  • Alumnus, Gesture and Narrative Language

 SM 1998
Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT

After Nick left the intensive capsule of the Lab, he worked for a consulting company for a short time, based in New York, and then returned to graduate study to focus again on his core areas of interest, literary art and computing.  Nick earned a masters in creative writing (poetry) from Boston University and, after doing some teaching and writing, continued to a PhD in computer and information science at Penn. Since then, he has been on the MIT faculty teaching undergraduate and graduate students about the creative uses of computing. Nick has been pleased to advise and serve on thesis committees in writing; comparative media studies; computer science; art, culture, and technology; and the Media Lab. He continues to develop computational poetry and art.

Collaborate and develop projects, in healthy and balanced ways, white also taking advantage of other aspects of MIT and the Boston area.

 SM 1998
Professor of Digital Media, Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT

After Nick left the intensive capsule of the Lab, he worked for a consulting company for a short time, based in New York, and then returned to graduate study to focus again on his core areas of interest, literary art and computing.  Nick earned a masters in creative writing (poetry) from Boston University and, after doing some teaching and writing, continued to a PhD in computer and information science at Penn. Since then, he has been on the MIT faculty teaching undergraduate and graduate students about the creative uses of computing. Nick has been pleased to advise and serve on thesis committees in writing; comparative media studies; computer science; art, culture, and technology; and the Media Lab. He continues to develop computational poetry and art.

Collaborate and develop projects, in healthy and balanced ways, white also taking advantage of other aspects of MIT and the Boston area.