RESEARCHER, WRITER, SPEAKER
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
First Issue Launch // ROMchip: A Journal of Game Histories
On July 1, I co-launched a project nearly four years in the making: the first scholarly journal of video game history. We've launched with 18 essays answering the question, "What could the history of games be?" Read on.
Podcast Interview: The Next Billion Seconds
I was recently interviewed about the history of personal computing for Mark Pesce's technology futurism podcast, The Next Billion Seconds. Listen here.
Interview: "The Surprising Origins of Absurd Hardware Design"
Recently, Alex Cranz of Gizmodo rolled through my office to chat with me about the history of computer and video game console design. Watch the mini-documentary the Gizmodo team produced here.
Photo credit | Nina Dolgin