Advisors

American Journal of Play Editorial Advisory Board

Doris Bergen
Department of Educational Psychology
Miami University (Emerita)

Ian Bogost
School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Georgia Institute of Technology

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

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)

Mary Flanagan
Film and Media Studies
Dartmouth College

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)

Kyra D. Gaunt
Department of Music and Theater
University of Albany

Peter Gray
Department of Psychology
Boston College

Thomas S. Henricks
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Elon University (Emeritus)

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)

Jesper Juul
The School of Desgin
Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts

Terry Marks-Tarlow
Private Practice, Santa Monica, California
Insight Center, Los Angeles

Amy Ogata
Department of Art History
University of Southern California

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

Sergio Pellis
Department of Neuroscience
University of Lethbridge

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

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

Marjorie Taylor
Psychology Department
University of Oregon (Emerita)

T.L. Taylor
Comparative Media Studies/Writing
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2019 National Toy Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Michael Berenstain
Author and Illustrator

Stuart L. Brown, MD
President
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
President
Parents’ Choice Foundation

Cheryl Henson
President
The Jim Henson Foundation

Clark T. King
Game and Toy Collector

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

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

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

Amy Rosenfeld
Senior Coordinating Producer
ESPN

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
President
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

2019 World Video Game Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Jean-Michel Blottiére
Program Chair Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
(France/Germany)

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

James Brightman
Editor in Chief GamesIndustry.biz | 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
edX
(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)