Nikolaus Wasmoen


Nikolaus Wasmoen

Adjunct Instructor

413 Clemens Hall


Research Interests: Transatlantic Modernism (focus:20th Century British and American Poetry), textual studies,  and digital humanities



Nikolaus Wasmoen is Visiting Professor in English and the Digital Humanities at the University at Buffalo, where he serves as the Technical Director of the Marianne Moore Digital Archive while developing digital scholarship programs and teaching in the digital humanities, media studies, and modernist literature. Wasmoen holds a B.A. in English from Yale University and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. His research explores transatlantic modernism, especially early twentieth-century British and American poetry, with an emphasis on the digital humanities, textual studies, and scholarly editing. Wasmoen has worked on a range of scholarly editing and digital humanities projects. He is the Digital Editor of Man into Woman: A Digital Archive of the Life Narrative of Lili Elbe. Since 2010, he has worked for the William Blake Archive, focusing primarily on an ongoing electronic edition of Blake's letters. He is the Project Manager for Modernist Networks (, a node for peer review and aggregation of modernist digital scholarship within the Advanced Research Consortium. Wasmoen also serves as the Education Director for the Association for Documentary Editing