SPEAKER, WRITER, GAME INDUSTRY SPECIALIST
I am an Assistant Professor of Media Industries at New York University, specializing in historical, cultural, and economic analysis of the video game and computer industries.
My research has been featured in popular venues such as The Atlantic, Flash Forward Podcast, The Internet History Podcast, and NPR, as well as academic journals such as Game Studies, The American Journal of Play, and Journal of Visual Culture.
RECENT EVENTS + GOINGS ON
Fun Games with Serious People: New Podcast Interviews
Recently I've been featured on two episodes of Colleen Macklin's new games podcast, Fun Games with Serious People. One is a conversation with Bo Ruberg about queerness, representation, and Untitled Goose Game with Bo Ruberg, and the other is a roving discussion of Animal Crossing, COVID, and game economies. Check them out!
New Publication: From Programming to Products
This summer, Information and Culture published "From Programming to Products: Softalk Magazine and the Rise of the Personal Computer User," co-authored by myself, Kevin Driscoll and Kera Allen. We're thrilled with the contributions this article makes to our general historical understanding of US personal computing. Read more.
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