Echo Earth Experience Cops and Rubbers Toma El Paso // Make a Move Vanity TASAF

Echo Earth Experience

Echo Earth Experience (EEE) is a virtual reality (VR) experience, which simulates how marine mammals use echolocation to navigate underwater.

Cops and Rubbers

Game created for Open Society Foundations’ Sexual Health and Rights Program (SHARP) highlighting the findings of their research on the Condoms as Evidence policy in Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Russia, and USA.

Toma El Paso // Make a Move

Thousands of undocumented immigrant children (UICs) are detained within the U.S. each year and are extremely vulnerable without knowledge of their rights. Toma el Paso (Make a Move) is a game designed for UICs to learn about the shelter release process.


Vanity promotes tanning bed avoidance and melanoma prevention in adolescents and young adults. A tabletop version was funded by the Division of Dermatology at the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa for use as part of school health curriculum.


Game funded by World Bank and designed for Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) to teach subsistence farmers in Tanzania about the benefits of a new national social safety net program and risk mitigating activities such as climate change adaptation.

27th May 2013

Summer 2013 Conference Schedule

This summer I will be presenting my game-related work at Games+Learning+Society, Games for Change, Allied Media Conference, and DiGRA. Please let me know if you’ll be at any of these...

05th Dec 2012

Forbes & NPR Support ROC United’s fight for fare wages

We all enjoy eating out. Unfortunately, the workers who cook, prepare, and serve our food suffer from poverty wages, a lack of basic benefits like paid sick days, and often have...

17th Nov 2012

Cops & Rubbers Goes Dutch via Hivnieuws

Ejay de Wit, a Dutch reporter, interviewed Rachel Thomas from Open Society Foundation and me at the International AIDS Conference (IAC2012) for an article in Hivnieuws. Thanks to the article Hivnieuws European readers are...

09th Oct 2012

Video highlighting The New Challenge Finalists 2012

I feel very fortunate to be among the finalists who received seed money from The New School’s The New Challenge. This video captures the essence of what TNS is achieving...

25th Sep 2012

UM launching MFA in Interactive Media in 2013

It’s official, the University of Miami is launching a new MFA in Interactive Media program starting in the 2012-13 academic year. There’s also an Interactive Media minor for undergraduates. I...

24th Sep 2012

Humans vs. Mosquitoes to attack Come Out & Play San Francisco!

Humans vs. Mosquitoes is making its way to a third outdoor games festival this year. After creating quite a commotion at Come Out and Play in New York this summer,...

04th Sep 2012

Humans vs. Mosquitoes at DCGames

Clay Ewing and I ran Humans vs. Mosquitoes at this year’s DC Games Festival held in West Potomac Park (just south of Lincoln Memorial and west of MLK Memorial). It was a pretty nice...

01st Sep 2012

Introducing UM’s SoC New Faculty

UM’s School of Communication welcomed 4 new faculty this academic year, and the South Florida Business Journal was kind enough to consider us and our research and creative interests as...

20th Aug 2012


After 5 years in New York I have moved to warmer and sunnier pastures in southern Florida and thus a refresh of my website. I’ve recently joined the faculty at...