Faculty

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Derek Burrill, Associate Professor
CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Room 3121
Phone: 951-827-1261
E-mail: derek.burrill@ucr.edu

Professor Burrill’s research focuses on digital games, media, gender, and the body. His book, Die Tryin': Videogames, Masculinity, Culture, was published by Peter Lang in 2008. His work has appeared in Modern Drama, Text Technology, Social Semiotics, and Television and New Media, as well as in anthologies such as ScreenPlay, Spirited Away, and Resolutions 3. He earned his Ph.D. in Performance and Culture at U.C. Davis in 2001. Professor Burrill sits on the editorial boards of Games and Culture and the Journal of Games and Virtual Worlds. He is also an active producer of digital and analog art.