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Areas of expertise: Digital Arts, Digital Media, New Media, Science Studies, History of Science, Philosophy of Science, Software, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Democracy


Biography, Education and Training

  Warren Sack is a media theorist, software designer, and artist whose work explores theories and designs for online public space and public discussion.  His artwork and research has been support by grants and fellowships from the NSF, the ACLS, Sunlight Foundation, and the IAS of Paris.  His artwork has been exhibited at SFMOMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Walker Art Center, and the ZKM.  He has a BA from Yale College and a PhD from the MIT Media ... more »


Areas of expertise: Human Computer Interaction, Social Networks, Cognitive Science, Digital Media, Health and Wellness


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., St. Andrews University, Scotland B.A., University of Cambridge, England M.A. University of Cambridge, England  

B. Ruby Rich

B. Ruby Rich

Professor, Film and Digital Media Department, Social Documentation MFA Program

Film and Digital Media Department

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B RUBY RICH

PROFESSOR, CRITIC, SCHOLAR, EDITOR

brrich@ucsc.edu

415-287-0306


Areas of expertise: Aesthetics, Film, Latin American and Latino Studies, Personal and Social Identities, Digital Media, Contemporary Art, Documentary Studies, Feminist Studies, LGBT+, Cultural Studies


Biography, Education and Training

B. Ruby Rich is a Professor of Film and Digital Media, specializing in the Social Documentation graduate program. She is also Editor of Film Quarterly (UC Press), the oldest film journal in the U.S. With a long history in film festival curating, museum exhibition, and public philanthropy before entering academia, she continues to participate in panels and juries at such major film festivals as Sundance, Toronto, and Provincetown. She is the author of New Queer Cinema: The Director's Cut (1998) a... more »

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semurray@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Visual Culture, Video Games, Game Design, Game Studies, Game Studies, Visual Arts, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Cinema, Digital Media, New Media, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY M.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY M.F.A., University of California, Irvine, CA B.F.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

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Tim Stephens

Senior Public Information Representative, Science & Engineering

stephens@ucsc.edu

831-459-4352


Areas of expertise: Video Games, Game Design, Game Studies, Fiction, Digital Media, Digital Humanities, Digital Arts, Game Studies, Game Technology, Game Design, Artificial Intelligence, New Media


Biography, Education and Training

Noah Wardrip-Fruin is a Professor of Computational Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he co-directs the Expressive Intelligence Studio, a technical and cultural research group.  Noah's research areas include new models of storytelling in games, how games express ideas through play, the literary possibilities of computational media, and how cultural software can be preserved, discovered, and cited. Noah has authored or co-edited five books on games and digital media f... more »


Areas of expertise: Digital Media, New Media, Video Games, Game Design, Game Studies, Animation, Documentary Film, Experimental Film, Activism


Biography, Education and Training

As a first-generation middle school, high school, and college graduate, I was fortunate to attend and earn my B.F.A. from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, an institution with a radically progressive history founded on the belief that advanced education should be free. It was here that my nascent interest in community building conceptually merged with art practice, media-making, and humanities scholarship, thereby laying a foundation for research into creative embodied app... more »


Areas of expertise: Art, Aesthetics, Art Criticism, Art Theory, Digital Arts, Contemporary Art, Digital Media, History of Art and Visual Culture, Science and Technology, New Media


Biography, Education and Training

Dr. Shanken writes and teaches about the entwinement of art, science, and technology with a focus on interdisciplinary practices involving new media. Recent publications and presentations address art and shamanism, environmental art, sound art and ecology, and bridging the gap between new media and contemporary art.  His book Art and Electronic Media (Phaidon Press, 2009) has been expanded with an extensive, multimedia, multilingual Online Companion. Inventing the ... more »

Chris Yonge

Chris Yonge

Continuing Lecturer

Computational Media

Areas of expertise: Animation, Design, Digital Media


Biography, Education and Training

Chris has been involved in technical/creative professions for most of his life. Starting his university studies in pure Math he graduated as an architect, then retrained as a furniture maker and worked for ten years as an independent designer/maker in Scotland. Moving to the US in 1989 he added a Master’s in product design and subsequently pursued a successful design career in North Carolina and California before being hired by Sun Microsystems as a senior digital modeler and animator. In ... more »

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criticalrealitiesstudio@gmail.com


Areas of expertise: Virtual Reality, Immersive, and Augmented Reality Environments, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Environmental Justice, Digital Arts, Digital Humanities, Digital Media, Gender Studies, Feminist Theory


Biography, Education and Training

micha cárdenas, PhD, MFA, is an artist, and Associate Professor of Critical Race & Ethnic Studies and Performance, Play & Design, at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she directs the Critical Realities Studio. Her debut novel Atoms Never Touch (forthcoming October AK Press 2023) imagines trans latina love crossing multiple quantum realities. Her academic monograph Poetic Operations: Trans of Color Art in Digital Media (Duke UP 2022) was the co-winner of the Glor... more »

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Nolan Higdon

lornagarano@gmail.com

510-759-6655


Areas of expertise: Critical Theory, Digital Media, New Media, History


Biography, Education and Training

Nolan Higdon is a founding member of the Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas, Project Censored National Judge, author, and lecturer at Merrill College and the Education Department at University of California, Santa Cruz. Higdon’s areas of concentration include podcasting, digital culture, news media history and propaganda, and critical media literacy. All of Higdon’s work is available at Substack (https://nolanhigdon.substack.com/). He is the author of The Anatomy of F... more »


Areas of expertise: Documentary Film, Experimental Film, Digital Media, Film History, GLBTQ Film and Media, Film Exhibition


Biography, Education and Training

PhD 2020 University of California, Santa Cruz, Film & Digital Media MFA 2003 Bard College BA w/ Honors, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT  


Areas of expertise: Labor and Social Movements, Digital Media, Video Games, Game Design, Game Studies, Gender Studies, China


Biography, Education and Training

Mengyang (Zoe) Zhao is an activist scholar specializing in the intersections of technology, work, and social movements in a global context. Their current book project delves into platform-based video game services in China. Their art practice leverages gamification to reimagine ways of commoning and queering the care infrastructure.

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