Marie Saldana

Academic Technology Specialist, History

I support digital research in the History department as part of the Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR).


  • Ph.D., Architecture, UCLA
  • M.Arch., Architecture, UCLA
  • M.A., Archaeology, Durham University
  • B.A., Humanities, USC

Selected Publications 

An Integrated Approach to the Procedural Modeling of Ancient Cities and Buildings. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Vol.30, Supplement 1, pp.48-63 (2015).

Cave and City: A Procedural Reconstruction of the Urban Topography of Magnesia on the Maeander. Ph.D. Dissertation (2015); project website: Procedural Magnesia.

Procedural Modeling for Rapid-Prototyping of Multiple Building Phases and Hypothetical Reconstructions of Early Rome. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XL-5/W1 (2013).

More about me 

I am a historian and technologist interested in digital representation and visual argumentation. Prior to joining the Stanford Libraries, I held postdoctoral fellowships at Rice University and UNC-Chapel Hill, where I taught spatial and digital humanities. More about my work can be found on my website.