Doctor of Philosophy

University of Otago (2017 – 2021)

My dissertation was a critical examination of four videogames that represent marginalized groups. This research revealed that digital narratives can address the ethical issues of representation and foster player empathy for these marginalized communities.

Master of Arts

Uppsala University (2010 – 2012)

Masters in English Literature: My thesis was on the ethics of representation of the postcolonial Other in J.M. Coetzee’s novel Foe.

Bachelor of Arts

University of Illinois (2004 – 2006)

Bachelors in English with a writing concentration.