Karina van Dalen-Oskam is endowed professor of Computational Literary Studies at the University of Amsterdam since 1 March 2012. She lectures in Computational literary studies at the UvA and for the Netherlands Research School for Literary Studies (OSL) and the Huizinga Institute. She is also one of the lecturers of the workshop on quantitative methods at the department of Neerlandistiek and supervises theses and dissertations.
In June 2023, her book The Riddle of Literary Quality: A Computational Approach was published by Amsterdam University Press, in open access. This book contains an accessible synthesis of the results of the project The Riddle of Literary Quality, which ran from 2012 - 2019 and was funded by the Computational Humanities Programme of the KNAW (the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences). A longer version of the book was published by AUP in 2021 under the title Het raadsel literatuur: is literaire kwaliteit meetbaar? More information can be found on the website accompanying the book.
Karina also works full-time as research leader of Computational literary studies at the Huygens Institute for History and Culture of the Netherlands (an institute of the KNAW) in Amsterdam. Therefore, for an overview of all her publications and more about her background and research, please visit her web page at the Huygens Institute.