James J. O'Donnell

JAMES J. O'DONNELL, is Provost of Georgetown University. From 1981-2002, he was a member of the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace and of Augustine: A New Biography.

He has published widely on the cultural history of the late antique Mediterranean world and is a recognized innovator in the application of networked information technology in higher education. In 1990, he co-founded Bryn Mawr Classical Review, the second on-line scholarly journal in the humanities ever created. In 1994, he taught an Internet-based seminar on the work of Augustine of Hippo that reached 500 students.


Beyond Edge: The James J. O'Donnell Website.