Deryc Painter

Student Information

Graduate Student
Biology (Biology and Society)
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Deryc T. Painter is a postdoctoral researcher at Arizona State University, working in the Laubichler Lab for Computational HPS.  A computational historian, he studies innovation, interdisciplinarity, and modeling at varying scales.  His most recent publication, "Network Analysis for the Digital Humanities: principles, problems, extensions" was published in the history of science journal ISIS

Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative, Engineering Center - A Building (ECA), 1031 S. Palm Walk, Tempe, AZ 85281-2701


A.S. from Yavapia College, 2011

B.S from Arizona State University 2013

Ph.D from Arizona State University 2019

Google Scholar

Research Interests

Deryc is interested in the interplay between interdisciplinarity and innovation and how that interplay can be leveraged to identify, analyze, and construct algorithms to increase the probability of innovation.


  • Bliss, N. T., Peirson, B. E., Painter, D., & Laubichler, M. D. (2014, November). Anomalous subgraph detection in publication networks: Leveraging truth. In 2014 48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (pp. 2005-2009). IEEE.
  • Painter, D. T., Daniels, B. C., & Jost, J. (2019). Network Analysis for the Digital Humanities: principles, problems, extensions. Isis110(3), 538-554.



Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
CDH 580 Practicum
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 340 General Genetics