This episode of the Shifting Schools podcast, sponsored by Daigon Esports, hosts Dr. Krista Lee Malone, the director of the UW Madison game lab.
Dr. Malone's extensive research background includes exploring MMORPGs (massively
multiplayer online role-playing games), developing educational games, and delving into game
design within the realm of social sciences.
The interview explores how games can be used to promote social change, build community,
and foster inclusion. Dr. Malone also discusses her own research on the intersection of gaming and anthropology, weighing the challenges and rewards of using games for good.
If you are interested in learning more about how games can be used for good, or if you are
simply curious about the potential of games to make a positive impact on the world, this
episode is for you.