For nearly two decades, Jason Ensor has worked at the forefront of digital technologies, developing strategies and projects that apply emerging technologies and practices to improve the assembly and delivery of scholarly research and resources.
With experience in arts humanities research and public-facing digital engagement, Jason has built a reputation for co-creating, supporting and fostering the innovative use of technology within higher education as both a method of inquiry and a means of dissemination. A highly productive professional and scholar, Jason is currently Manager, Engagement Strategy & Scholarly Communications, at Western Sydney University Library where he provides high level advice contributing to the planning, development, management and delivery of quality digital services in support of the University’s teaching and research programs across several campus libraries.
Jason is ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) Foundations certified, and PRINCE2 (Projects in Controlled Environments) Foundations and Practitioner accredited in Project Management. He is a 2018 graduate of the Western Sydney University Inspire Leadership program and a 2019 graduate (as a Mentor) of the Western Sydney University Professional Mentoring program. He holds four degrees in linked critical thinking fields and is an experienced business professional in software development, data scholarship and print publishing. He is also a distinguished speaker on scholarly information management and linked fields, presenting regularly in national and international forums.
In 2017-2018, Jason was Visiting Professor in Digital Humanities at the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria, Canada, and Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies, Radboud University, The Netherlands. In 2018, as an Australian book historian by trade, he convened the 26th conference for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, an international scholarly event which was held for the first time in Australia.
For more information about Jason’s academic and professional achievements in the arts, humanities, library and information technology fields, you can view further details via CV, Projects, Presentations, Publications, and Employment. You can also contact Dr Jason Ensor at firstname.lastname@example.org.