Dr. Kris Alexander, the professor of video games, is a two-time globally ranked player turned scholar, and game developer. His work focuses on video game design, virtual production, and collegiate esports infrastructure.
As Director of The Digital Citadel, his work focuses on the ‘present’ of engaging educational content via hybrid instruction – engaging online instruction and live in-person expertise.
Dr. Alexander has also completed academic video essays with Wisecrack, a YouTube channel with over 3 million subscribers, done educational work with Epic Games, the Canada Media Fund, and work on esports in academia with Red Bull, and Team Liquid. He is Canada’s academic expert guide to the nuanced nature of video games that extend beyond the playing of games.
Dr. Alexander is also the director of The Conduit, a research lab at Toronto Metropolitan University, where he continues to transform education at the post-secondary level via partnerships and tangible output.