Ian Bogost

Ian  Bogost
Ian Bogost
Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies; Professor of Interactive Computing; Professor, Scheller School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology; Author, Play Anything

IAN BOGOST is an award-winning author and game designer whose work focuses on videogames and computational media. He is the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he also holds an appointment in the Scheller College of Business. In addition, Bogost is founding partner at Persuasive Games LLC, an independent game studio. His research and writing considers videogames as an expressive medium, and his creative practice focuses on political games and artgames.

Bogost is the author or co-author of seven books on games, philosophy, computation, and culture, and a regular writer in popular general readership and trade publications, including The Atlantic and Fast Company. His most recent book is Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, The Uses of Boredom, & The Secret of Games.