Mary Flanagan is a creative pioneer and the founder of the Tiltfactor game lab at Dartmouth College. Her fifth book, Values at Play in Digital Games (with philosopher Helen Nissenbaum, 2014), demonstrates that thinking about human values is a key to innovation. Flanagan’s work has recently showcased The Atlantic and NPR.

She has served on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Academic Consortium on Games for Impact and has been a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, the Brown Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. Flanagan’s work has been supported by commissions including The British Arts Council, as well as science, humanities, and health funding agencies in the US. Flanagan is the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities at Dartmouth College.