Timothy Christopher

Clinical Assistant Professor

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972-883-1908
ATC 4.905

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Areas of Specialization

game design, analogue and digital games, public display games, location based games, copacetic game distribution models, simulation and game design, agent based simulation and game design, games that include robots, games about space exploration, hard sci-fi games, Zen and game design, mindfulness in game design, and long form social games

Tim Christopher’s research concentrates on many game forms to include: purposeful games, uncomfortable games, both informal and formal educational games, analogue and digital game design, public display games, location based games, copacetic game distribution models, simulation and game design, agent based simulation and game design, games that include robots, games about space exploration, hard sci-fi games, Zen and game design, mindfulness in game design, and long form social games. He also researches game design curriculum and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His most recent activity has been working with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to create original education games for use in a museum setting. Currently a Clinical Assistant Professor, Tim teaches numerous courses on these subjects at both the graduate and undergraduate level. He holds a PhD in Education Game Design and Simulation from UT Dallas.

Education

PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2011