American Journal of Play Editorial Advisory Board

Doris Bergen
Department of Educational Psychology
Miami University (Emerita)

Simon J. Bronner
American Studies Program
Pennsylvania State University–Harrisburg (Emeritus)

Stuart Brown
National Institute for Play

Gordon M. Burghardt
Department of Psychology
and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Tennessee

Garry Chick
Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management
Pennsylvania State University (Emeritus)

Howard Chudacoff
Department of History
Brown University

Rhonda Clements
School of Education
Manhattanville College

Gary Cross
Department of History
Pennsylvania State University

David Elkind
Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development
Tufts University (Emeritus)

Miriam Forman-Brunell
Department of History
University of Missouri–Kansas City

Doris Pronin Fromberg
Teaching, Literacy, and Leadership
Hofstra University (Emerita)

Joe L. Frost
Child Development
University of Texas at Austin (Emeritus)

Thomas S. Henricks
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Elon University

Linda E. Homeyer
College of Education
Texas State University–San Marcos

Joan P. Isenberg
Graduate School of Education
George Mason University (Emerita)

Olga S. Jarrett
College of Education
Georgia State University (Emerita)

Vivian Paley
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools (Emerita)

Jaak Panksepp
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University

Anthony Pellegrini
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Minnesota (Emeritus)

Charles E. Schaefer
School of Psychology
Fairleigh Dickinson University (Emeritus)

Allan Schore
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
University of California at Los Angeles
David Geffen School of Medicine

Dorothy G. Singer
Department of Psychology
Yale University (Emerita)

Jerome L. Singer
Department of Psychology
Yale University (Emeritus)

Marjorie Taylor
Psychology Department
University of Oregon (Emerita)

International Center for the History of Electronic Games Advisors

Ian Bogost
Professor, Georgia Tech and Founding Partner, Persuasive Games

Stewart Bonn
Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Warren Buckleitner
Editor, Children’s Technology Review

Mark Caldwell
Cofounder and CEO, PLAOR

Simon Carless
Publisher, Executive Vice President, UBM Techweb  

Louis Castle
Chief Strategy Officer, Shuffle Master

Bob Christopher
President, InnerCircle1 Venture Forum

Don Daglow
President and Creative Director, Daglow Entertainment

John Davison
Director and General Manager for Content and Publishing, Red Robot Labs, Inc.

Mark DeLoura
Game Technology Consultant

Rusel DeMaria
Video Game Historian

Keith Feinstein
Creative Director, Eureka Exhibits

Ed Fries
CEO, FigurePrints

Bill Gardner
President and Managing Partner, Digital Entertainment Insights, LLC

James Paul Gee
Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies, Arizona State University

Hal Halpin
President, Crest Group, management company for the Entertainment Consumers Association

Trip Hawkins
Cofounder, If You Can

Robin Hunicke
Cofounder, Funomena

Steve Jacobs
Associate Professor, Interactive Games and Media, RIT and Editor-in-Chief,Computer Game Education Review

George Jones
Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Michael Katz
Former President, Sega of America and Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Debra Kempker
President, Prima Games

Elizabeth Lane Lawley
Professor of Interactive Games and Media, Rochester Institute of Technology

Nicole Lazzaro
President, XEODesign, Inc.

Carter Lipscomb
Senior Special Markets Manager, Strategic Business Development for Sony Computer Entertainment America

Jennifer MacLean
Head of Business Development, Ovuline

Sid Meier
Director of Creative Development, Firaxis Games

Chris Melissinos
Cofounder, Past Pixels, LLC

R. J. Mical
Inventor and Engineer

Jamil Moledina
Cofounder and CEO, Wormhole Games

Joe Morici
Director of Business Development, Marmalade

Brenda Romero
COO, Cofounder, and Game Designer for Loot Drop

John Romero
Cofounder and Chief Officer, Loot Drop

Kellee Santiago
Partner, Indie Fund

Courtney Brown Simmons
Senior Vice President of Publicity, DC Entertainment at Warner Brothers

Robert Sirotek
Cofounder, SirTech Software, Inc

Robert Stevenson
Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategy, Gaikai

Bernie Stolar
Former President, Sega of America and Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Christian Svensson
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development, Capcom

Tommy Tallarico
Executive Producer, Video Games Live

Chris Taylor
Founder and CEO, Gas Powered Games

Jon Van Caneghem
VP Production Strategy Games, EA LA

Will Wright
Founder, Stupid Fun Club

2017 National Toy Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Michael Berenstain
Author and Illustrator

Stuart L. Brown, MD
National Institute for Play

Mary Couzin
Executive Director
Chicago Toy and Game Group

Gary S. Cross, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Modern History
Pennsylvania State University

Tony Elam
Game Collector
Director of Strategic Initiatives, University of Kentucky
Principal, Elam Consulting

Judith Ellis
Chairperson, Toy Design Department
Fashion Institute of Technology

Richard Gottlieb
Richard Gottlieb’s USA Toy Experts

Claire S. Green
Parents’ Choice Foundation

Cheryl Henson
The Jim Henson Foundation

Clark T. King
Game and Toy Collector

Eugene Metcalf, Jr., PhD
Professor Emeritus, American Studies
Miami University

Gerard J. Puccio, PhD
Chairperson and Professor
International Center for Studies in Creativity
Buffalo State

Amy Rosenfeld
Senior Coordinating Producer

Deborah Ryan
Chairperson, Toy Design Department
Otis College of Art and Design

Dorothy Justus Sluss, PhD
Professor, College of Education
Director, Elementary Education MAT Program
James Madison University

Edwin J.C. Sobey, PhD
Northwest Invention Center

Timothy M. Stearns, PhD
Coleman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies
Director, Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
California State University, Fresno

Marianne M. Szymanski
Toy Tips, Inc.

Marjorie Taylor, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology
University of Oregon

Tim Walsh
Fearless Leader
The Playmakers

Bruce Whitehill
Games Historian

Anne D. Williams
Professor Emerita
Bates College

Arthur Yorinks
Writer and Director

2017 World Video Game Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Jean-Michel Blottiére
Program Chair Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH

Ian Bogost, PhD.
Professor, School of Literature, Media and Communications
Georgia Tech (United States)

James Brightman
Editor in Chief | Gamer Network (United States)

Mia Consalvo
Canada Research Chair, Games Studies and Design Concordia University (Canada)

Tristan Donovan
Author, Replay: The History of Video Games (United Kingdom)

Clara Fernández-Vara
Associate Arts Professor New York University Game Center (United States)

Christopher Grant
Editor in Chief Polygon (United States)

Raiford Guins
Associate Professor of Culture and Technology Stony Brook University (United States)

Nina B. Huntemann, PhD
Director of Research and Academics
(United States)

Stephen Jacobs
Professor, B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)

Darran Jones
Editor Retro Gamer Magazine (United Kingdom)

Jesper Juul
Associate Professor Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Denmark)

Mike Kennedy
President RETRO Videogame Magazine (United States)

Carly A. Kocurek
Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities and Media Studies
Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)

Chris Kohler
Editor and Writer (United States)

Andreas Lange
Director Computerspielemuseum (Germany)

Elizabeth LaPensée
Game Designer and Writer (United States)

Henry Lowood
Curator, History of Science and Technology Collections; Film and Media Collections
Stanford University (United States)

Andy McNamara
Editor in Chief Game Informer (United States)

Aki Nakamura
Professor Ritsumeikan University (Japan)

James Newman
Professor Bath Spa University (United Kingdom)

Won Yong Park
Advisor Nexon Computer Museum (South Korea)

Latoya Peterson
Writer and Digital Strategist (United States)

Kiyoshi Shin
Associate Professor Digital Hollywood University (Japan)

Melanie Swalwell
Associate Professor ARC Future Fellow Flinders University (Australia)

Dean Takahashi
Lead Writer for GamesBeat Venturebeat (United States)