First Class of DiGRA Distinguished Scholars

Game Researchers,

The board has recently selected our inaugural class of DiGRA Distinguished Scholars. They are:

Ian Bogost

Mia Consalvo

Suzanne DeCastell

Jussi Holopainen

Jesper Juul

Aphra Kerr

Tanya Krzywinska

Jonas Linderoth

Esther MacCallum-Stewart

Frans Mäyrä

Annika Waern

Jose Zagal

We are thrilled to recognize their research and contributions in an official manner and look forward to using them as a resource to further our organization.

They will also be the body deliberating on future inductees to their group.

On behalf of the board,


Dr. Christopher Paul

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Communication

Seattle University


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