Dr. Taylor Arnold
Assistant Professor of Statistics
Grants and Fellowships
2011-2015 NEH Digital Start-Up Grant, Photogrammar, Co-Director
2008-2013 Yale Graduate Fellowship
2013 Yale Thesis Writing Prize


Culture Analytics and User Experience Design, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA, April 2016.

“Using R in Humanities Research”, Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILi-ADS), Hamilton College, July 2015.

“High Performance Data I/O”, New England Statistics Symposium, University of Connecticut, April 2015.

“Oh the Places We’ll Go”, Department Seminar, Amherst College, February 2015

Arnold, Taylor, and Lauren Tilton. Humanities Data in R: Exploring Networks, Geospatial Data, Images, and Text. New York: Springer International Publishing, 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20702-5.
Arnold, Taylor, Lauren Tilton, Stacey Maples, and Laura Wexler. “Uncovering Latent Metadata in the FSA-OWI Photographic Archive.” Digital Humanities Quarterly. Accepted August 2015.
Arnold, Taylor, and Ryan Tibshirani. “Efficient Implementations of the Generalized Lasso Dual Path Algorithm.” Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. Accepted December 2014. doi: 10.1080/10618600.2015.1043010.
Grippo, Tomas, John Liu, Nazlee Zebardast, Taylor Arnold, Grant Moore, and Robert Weinreb. “Twenty-Four–Hour Pattern of Intraocular Pressure in Untreated Patients with Ocular Hypertension.” Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 54.1 (2013): 512-517. doi: 10.1167/iovs.12-10709.
Arnold, Taylor, and Lauren Tilton. “New Data, New Histories: The Role of Statistics in DH.” Debates in the Digital Humanities 2017. University of Minnesota Press. To appear, January 2017.

Ph.D., Yale University 2013
Contact Information
(804) 287-6407
Areas of Expertise
Statistical analysis of petabyte-scale data
Penalized estimation
Applications to humanities data