Peter Alegi

How do you Define DH?

Teaching, research, and outreach activities taking place wherever humanities and digital technologies intersect.


Department of History and Matrix, Michigan State University


My research and teaching focuses on South Africa, Africa, and global soccer. I’m Director of Digital History Projects at Matrix, co-host the Africa Past and Present podcast ( with Peter Limb; blog at; and co-founded the Football Scholars Forum, an online fĂștbol think tank ( This spring I’m teaching “South African History in a Digital Age”–a hybrid PhD seminar I’ll probably blog about on April 8 (