Karen Schrier

Karen Schrier

Karen Schrier is a media and game designer, producer, and educator. She is an Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Director of Games and Emerging Media at Marist College, where she also heads the Play Innovation Lab and teaches game design, interactive media, UI/UX, and transmedia storytelling. While earning her doctorate at Columbia University, she created websites, apps, and games at a number of companies, including Scholastic, Nickelodeon and ESI Design. Karen edited Learning, Education & Games, published by ETC Press in 2014 and 2016. She is also the author of a href="https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/knowledge-games">Knowledge Games, a book on games and problem solving, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Karen holds a doctorate in Instructional Technology and Media from Columbia University, a master’s degree from MIT, and a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College. Thesis: Revolutionizing History Education: Using Augmented Reality Games to Teach Histories