Patrick Markey, PhD

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Patrick Markey, PhD, is an expert on how violent video games affect behavior and relationship issues.

Video Games Violent Video Games Online Interactions Body Image Romantic Relationships

Zach Whalen

Associate Professor of Digital Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Whalen's research focuses on computer-generated literature, video games, and graphic narrative.

Electronic Literature Video Games Digital Studies Computer-Generated Literature Digital Humanities

Steffi Shook, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media · Manhattanville College

An expert in video games, film, media, social media, gender and sexuality, and media representation.

Fandom during quarantine Gender and Sexuality Film Video Games Media

Constance Steinkuehler

Professor of Informatics · UC Irvine

Constance Steinkuehler researches the cognitive and social aspects of multiplayer online videogames and esports.

Teenage Boys and Gameplay eSports Computer Gaming Multiplayer Online Videogames Parenting and Videogames

Jay Dill, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Social Psychologist and Consciousness Studies Researcher

Research Methods and Statistics Neural Substrates of Mental States Consciousness Studies Social Psychology Philosophical Topics such as Self and Free Will

Brad Bushman

Rinehart Chair | Department of Mass Communication · The Ohio State University

Media and social psychology expert, focusing on the problem of human aggression and violence

Violence in Society and Media Social Psychology Advanced Research Methods in Communication Communication in Society

Vincent Olivieri

Professor of Sound Design · UC Irvine

Vincent Olivieri has designed sound and composed music for theatrical productions around the world.

Composition Sound Design Theatre

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Josh Morgan

Senior Lecturer of Animation and Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

LMU School of Film and Television & Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Unreal Engine 4 Interactive Animation Game Design Mobile App Development Video Games

Dale Peeples

Pediatric Psychiatrist / Associate Professor of Psychiatry · Augusta University

Peeples is a highly-regarded psychiatrist providing tips to maintain mental wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

Juvenile Corrections Psychiatry Telepsychiatry Pediatric Psychiatry Juvenile Delinquency

Christopher Hansen, M.F.A.

Chair of the Department of Film and Digital Media · Baylor University

Digital media expert and filmmaker, working on new feature and short projects

Mass Communication Screenwriting Postproduction Film & Video Directing Field Production

Sophie Lynch

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Sophie Lynch has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, and the National Gallery of Canada.

Fine Art Art History Event Planning Media Relations Creative Writing

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Jacqueline Lambiase

Professor, Strategic Communication · Texas Christian University

Jacqueline Lambiase has consulted or spoken to groups about earning their share of discussion in social media and public relations.

teaching female political candidates in Texas how to tell their story Public Relations Ethics Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Media and Marketing

Catherine Warren

President · FanTrust

Veteran media, technology & entertainment strategist. C-level public company leadership. Board directorships & international publications.

Entertainment Leadership Media & Technology Strategy Board Governance Publicly-traded Company Management Fan Culture

Sudip Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Connecticut; Senior Research Fellow, US Census Bureau · University of Connecticut

Extensive research consulting experience with Fortune 100 and US govt on “Big Data” driven decision making in IT and operations.

Energy INformatics Operations Research Information Systems Economics Machine Learning Big Data

Casey O'Donnell

Associate Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Casey O'Donnell's research examines the creative collaborative work of video game design and development.

Software Engineering Computers and Society Science and technology studies Game Studies Anthropology

Tyler Stillman

Associate Professor of Marketing / Director of Entrepreneurship · Southern Utah University

Specializing in judgment and decision making, social psychology, buyer behavior, and entrepreneurship

Decision and Risk Analysis Psychological Consequences of Social Exclusion Gender Differences in Consumer Behaviors Behavioral Psychology Buyer Behaviour

Antino Kim

Assistant Professor of Decision and Information Technologies · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expertise in: Digital piracy, fake news & social media, supply chain of information goods, AI & human interaction & IT & worker displacement

Cloud Computing IT and Worker Displacement Social Media Fake News Digital Piracy

Candi Cann, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Baylor Interdiscipinary Core and Religion · Baylor University

Dr. Cann teaches World Cultures, Social World, World Religions, and Buddhism.

World Religions Buddhism Death and Dying Digital Afterlife Modern Mourning Practices