Aja Teehan is the Senior Technology Officer of An Foras Feasa at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Specialising in Digital Humanities, her role includes research and lecturing and she is the MA in Digital Humanities course coordinator for 2012-13. Her research interests include document encoding for humanities research, software engineering methodologies for humanities research and cultural heritage repositories. She is lecturer, or co-lecturer, on MA modules such as "Software Methods for Humanities Research" and "Text and Textuality" as well as the undergraduate module “Humanities Computing I”, which is open to both humanities and computer science students. She has been involved in many collaborative digital humanities projects as a digital humanities consultant, data modeller and project manager, including The Alcalá Account Book Project, the Amharc Éireann Newsreels Project and, most recently, the Loeber Project.