Janet H. Murray — Georgia Tech

Janet H. Murray is the author of Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace (1997; updated edition 2017) and Inventing the Medium: Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice (2011). She taught the world’s first course in interactive narrative at MIT in 1991 and one of the first humanities-based courses in Game Design at Georgia Tech in 2002, where she joined the faculty in 1999 after almost 20 years as a humanist interaction designer at MIT. She is currently Associate Dean for Research in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech, and a Professor in the Graduate Program in Digital Media where she is director of the eTV lab which has recently expanded to VR storytelling.