Benjamin Stokes is a civic media scholar and designer at American University in the School of Communication and Game Lab. His designs for cities have introduced neighbors, retold local history, and rebuilt payphones. Previously, Benjamin co-founded Games for Change, the movement hub for advancing social change with games. Benjamin has worked at the MacArthur Foundation as a program officer in their portfolio on Digital Media and Learning.
His PhD is from the University of Southern California, and his teaching also included a stint at the UC Berkeley School of Information in their program on data science. Benjamin’s publications include research on participatory design, neighborhood storytelling, and urban mapping by bicycle.
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