Celia Pearce

Celia Pearce is a game designer and curator, She is the co-editor of Meet Me at the Fair: A World’s Fair Reader (ETC Press, 2014) and the author of Communities of Play (MIT Press, 2009), as well as numerous other books, papers, and book chapters. She is currently an Associate Professor of game design in the College of Arts Media and Design at Northeastern University.

Previously, she was at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she directed the Experimental Game Lab and the Emergent Game Group. Prior to entering academia, she worked in the theme park and museum industries where she designed award-winning attractions, including concept design for a world’s fair pavilion in Japan.