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Centre for Games and Play

Visiting Scholars

Below, you can find an overview of visitors scholars hosted by the Centre for Games and Play over the past 10 years.


Hojjat Dehghanzadeh (2019)

(Visiting Scholar – Tarbiat Modares University (Tehran),  Instructional Technology)
Function: Ph.D candidate
Host: Dr. Stefan Werning
Research: Using game elements and play to teach English as a second language


Pierre-Yves Hurel (2015)

(Visiting Scholar – Université de Liège, Arts et Sciences de la Communication)
Function: Ph.D candidate
Hosts: Prof. Joost Raessens, Dr. René Glas, Dr. Stefan Werning
Research: Amateur game-making.


Marcelo Simão de Vasconcellos (2012)

(Visiting Scholar- Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Function: Ph.D candidate
Research: MMORPGs’ potential for Health Communication.


Michaela Rizzolli (2012)

(Visiting Scholar- University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Function: Ph.D candidate
Research: Exploring material culture in MMORPGs; gender in MMORPGs;


María Ruth García Pernía (2011)

(University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain)


Dan Reynolds (2010)

(UC Santa Barbara, USA)


Yavuz Kerem Demirbas (2010)

(Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey)


Prof. dr. David Williamson Shaffer (2008-09)

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA