Posted: September 7th, 2011
Dr. Mia Consalvo has recently joined Communication Studies as an Associate Professor and she is the author of Cheating: Gaining Advantage of Videogames. Consalvo is currently writing a book about Japan’s influence on the videogame industry and game culture. She has published her work in Critical Studies in Media Communication, Games & Culture, Game Studies, Convergence, and many other journals. She has presented her work at professional as well as academic conferences including regular presentations at the Game Developers Conference. Consalvo is the President of the Association of Internet Researchers, and has held positions at MIT, Ohio University, Chubu University in Japan and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dr. Krista Geneviève Lynes is an Assistant Professor and she holds a PhD in History of Consciousness from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and held a previous position at the San Francisco Art Institute. Her work has appeared in the journals Third Text and Signs. A book chapter will appear this fall in Space (Re)Solutions: Intervention and Research in Visual Culture (Peter Mörtenböck & Helge Mooshammer, Eds.), and her book, tentatively entitled Experimental Media, Transnational Circuits: Prismatic Visions and Feminism without Guarantees is forthcoming with Palgrave.