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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

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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

Magy Seif El-Nasr

Magy Seif El-Nasr

Professor and Department Chair

Computational Media

Areas of expertise: Human Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, Game Design, Game Technology, Visual Arts

Biography, Education and Training

Magy Seif El-Nasr is a Professor in Computational Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she directs the Game User Interaction and Intelligence (GUII) Lab. Dr. Seif El-Nasr earned her Ph.D. degree from Northwestern University in Computer Science in 2003. Her research focuses on two goals (a) developing automated tools and techniques for authoring, adapting, and personalizing virtual environments (e.g., interactive narrative, believable characters, and visuals), and (b) developi... more »

Grant G Whipple

Grant G Whipple

Assistant Teaching Professor

Art Department

Areas of expertise: Visual Arts

Biography, Education and Training

Grant Whipple's new paintings fragment the routines of daily life to bring overlooked contrasts into high relief. An elite university encroaches on a low-income community. Ecological crisis creeps its way in to the comforts of home. Tourists seeking leisure find a 21st-century world rearranged beyond comprehension. Born in Chicago, he received his BA from DePauw University and an MFA from Michigan State University. He exhibits in galleries nationally and internationally. Currently Grant lives in... more »

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