Game Studies and Design


Dr. Cathlena Martin

Associate Professor of Game Studies and Design, B.A., B.S., Samford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

GSD Courses Taught:
GSD 210: History of Games
GSD 301 & 302: Game Design Workshop I & II
GSD 225 & 295: Survey of Modern Games (Electronic & Tabletop)
GSD 395: Children’s Literature of Games

Dr. Benton Tyler

Professor of Mathematics, B.S., Delta State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

GSD Courses Taught:
GSD 295: Tabletop RPGs
MATH 202: Mathematics of Games

Dr. Stefan Forrester

Associate Professor of English and Philosophy, B.A., M.F.A., Southern Illinois University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester

GSD Courses Taught:
GSD 395: Aesthetics and Ethics of Games

Dr. Deborah Lowry

Associate Professor of Sociology, A.A., Grand Rapids Community College; B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A, Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

GSD Courses Taught:
GSD 395: Social Gerontology

Dr. Scott Varagona

Associate Professor of Mathematics, B.A., B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Auburn University

GSD Courses Taught:
GSD 295: Mathematics of Chess

Dr. Andrea Eckelman

Assistant Professor of Political Science, B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston

GSD Courses Taught:
GSD 395: Gaming the Legislative Process

Misty Bennett

Professor of Art, B.F.A Savannah College of Art and Design; M.F.A. University of Georgia

GSD Courses Taught:
GSD 395: Creative Process