Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon is a media scholar and game designer. He studies civic engagement, games and technology, and is specifically interested in how games and playful systems can impact civic life. He is an associate professor in the department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College where he is the founding director of the Engagement Game Lab. He is also a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. In addition to numerous articles and chapters, he is the author of two books: Net Locality: Why Location Matters in a Networked World (2011, with Adriana de Souza e Silva) and The Urban Spectator: American Concept Cities From Kodak to Google (2010). He received his Ph.D. in 2003 from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.

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