Research Interests

  • Video Game Studies
  • Video Game Narrative
  • Literary Theory (especially narratology, reader-response theories,  fiction theory, psychoanalysis)
  • Utopia, Anti-Utopia, and Dystopia
  • Science Fiction
  • Cyberpunk and the Posthuman
  • Ecocriticsm / Cultural Ecology
  • Post-Apocalypse

Dissertation 2017: Playing Dystopia: Nightmarish Worlds in Video Games and the Player’s Aesthetic Response