New Assistant Director for International Center for the History of Electronic Games
July 25, 2012
For Immediate Release
The Strong Adds Assistant Director for the
International Center for the History of Electronic Games®
The Strong® is pleased to announce that Jeremy K. Saucier has been hired
as Assistant Director for its International Center for the History of Electronic Games (ICHEG). Saucier (pictured right) spearheads ICHEG’s digital game preservation efforts, including supervision of the video game play capture project currently being conducted with grant funding. Saucier additionally serves as liaison to collections donors, scholars, historians, and industry leaders and assists with the continued growth and development of ICHEG’s video game collections, which at 37,000 objects, is among the largest public collections in the world.
A native of Massachusetts, Saucier holds an undergraduate degree in American studies from Wesleyan University and a doctorate in American history with minors in film studies and in Africans in the Americas from the University of Rochester. He is the author of scholarly articles and essays on video game history and previously held adjunct teaching positions at the University of Rochester and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. He was also Visiting Assistant Professor of History at St. Bonaventure University and Assistant Editor of Reviews in American History.