Beth Coleman

Beth Coleman is a professor of Experimental Digital Media and the director of the City as Platform Lab. She is the author of Hello Avatar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2011) and a specialist in digital media, race theory, game culture, and literary studies. She has a long established practice as a digital researcher and media arts creator. She joined the uWaterloo English department from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Comparative Media Studies, and contributes to areas in critical media, media arts, and game studies, while strengthening departmental expertise in the study of digital media as a cultural artifact from within the literary enterprise.