Advisors

American Journal of Play Editorial Advisory Board

Doris Bergen
Department of Educational Psychology
Miami University

Simon J. Bronner
American Studies Program
Pennsylvania State University–Harrisburg

Stuart Brown
Founder
National Institute for Play

Gordon M. Burghardt
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Tennessee

Garry Chick
Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management
Pennsylvania State University

Howard Chudacoff
Department of History
Brown University

Rhonda Clements
School of Education
Manhattanville College

Gary Cross
Department of History
Pennsylvania State University

David Elkind
Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development
Tufts University

Miriam Forman-Brunell
Department of History
University of Missouri–Kansas City

Doris Pronin Fromberg
Curriculum and Teaching
Hofstra University

Joe L. Frost
Child Development
University of Texas at Austin (Emeritus)

Thomas S. Henricks
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Elon University

Linda E. Homeyer
College of Education
Texas State University–San Marcos

Joan P. Isenberg
Graduate School of Education
George Mason University

Olga S. Jarrett
College of Education
Georgia State University

Vivian Paley
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools (Emerita)

Jaak Panksepp
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University

Anthony Pellegrini
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Minnesota

Charles E. Schaefer
School of Psychology
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Allan Schore
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
University of California at Los Angeles
David Geffen School of Medicine

Dorothy G. Singer
Department of Psychology
Yale University

Jerome L. Singer
Department of Psychology
Yale University

Brian Sutton-Smith
Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania
Scientific Director, The Institute of Play

Marjorie Taylor
Psychology Department
University of Oregon

International Center for the History of Electronic Games Advisors

Ralph H. Baer
Founder, R. H. Baer Consultants

Ian Bogost
Professor, Georgia Tech and Founding Partner, Persuasive Games

Stewart Bonn
Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Warren Buckleitner
Editor, Children’s Technology Review

Mark Caldwell
Cofounder and CEO, PLAOR

Simon Carless
Publisher, Executive Vice President, UBM Techweb  

Louis Castle
Chief Strategy Officer, Shuffle Master

Bob Christopher
President, InnerCircle1 Venture Forum

Don Daglow
President and Creative Director, Daglow Entertainment

John Davison
Director and General Manager for Content and Publishing, Red Robot Labs, Inc.

Mark DeLoura
Game Technology Consultant

Rusel DeMaria
Video Game Historian

Keith Feinstein
Creative Director, Eureka Exhibits

Ed Fries
CEO, FigurePrints

Bill Gardner
President and Managing Partner, Digital Entertainment Insights, LLC

James Paul Gee
Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies, Arizona State University

Hal Halpin
President, Crest Group, management company for the Entertainment Consumers Association

Trip Hawkins
Cofounder, If You Can

Robin Hunicke
Cofounder, Funomena

Steve Jacobs
Associate Professor, Interactive Games and Media, RIT and Editor-in-Chief, Computer Game Education Review

George Jones
Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Michael Katz
Former President, Sega of America and Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Debra Kempker
President, Prima Games

Elizabeth Lane Lawley
Professor of Interactive Games and Media, Rochester Institute of Technology

Nicole Lazzaro
President, XEODesign, Inc.

Carter Lipscomb
Senior Special Markets Manager, Strategic Business Development for Sony Computer Entertainment America

Jennifer MacLean
Head of Business Development, Ovuline

Chris Melissinos
Cofounder, Past Pixels, LLC

R. J. Mical
Inventor and Engineer

Jamil Moledina
Cofounder and CEO, Wormhole Games

Joe Morici
Director of Business Development, Marmalade

Brenda Romero
COO, Cofounder, and Game Designer for Loot Drop

John Romero
Cofounder and Chief Officer, Loot Drop

Kellee Santiago
Partner, Indie Fund

Courtney Brown Simmons
Senior Vice President of Publicity, DC Entertainment at Warner Brothers

Robert Sirotek
Cofounder, SirTech Software, Inc

Robert Stevenson
Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategy, Gaikai

Bernie Stolar
Former President, Sega of America and Interactive Entertainment Consultant

Christian Svensson
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development, Capcom

Tommy Tallarico
Executive Producer, Video Games Live

Chris Taylor
Founder and CEO, Gas Powered Games

Jon Van Caneghem
VP Production Strategy Games, EA LA

Will Wright
Founder, Stupid Fun Club

2013 National Toy Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Joan Almon
Coordinator
Alliance for Childhood

Michael Berenstain
Author and Illustrator

Stuart L. Brown
President
National Institute for Play

Mary Couzin
Executive Director
Chicago Toy and Game Group

Gary S. Cross
Distinguished Professor, Modern History
Pennsylvania State University

Tony Elam
Game Collector and Chair, Houston Games Research Consortium
Executive Director, Rice Center for Engineering Leadership, Rice University
Principal, Elam Consulting

Judith Ellis
Chairperson
Toy Design Department
Fashion Institute of Technology

Jeff Gomez
CEO
Starlight Runner Entertainment

Richard Gottlieb
Richard Gottlieb’s USA Toy Experts

Claire S. Green
President
Parents’ Choice Foundation

Clark T. King
Game and Toy Collector

Eugene Metcalf, Jr.
Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Miami University

Anthony D. Pellegrini
Professor of Educational Psychology
University of Minnesota

Gerard J. Puccio
Chairperson and Professor
International Center for Studies in Creativity
Buffalo State

Amy Rosenfeld
Producer
ESPN

Deborah Ryan
Chairperson, Toy Design Department
Otis College of Art and Design

Dorothy Justus Sluss
Associate Professor Early, Elementary, and Reading Education
James Madison University

Edwin J.C. Sobey
Northwest Invention Center

Timothy M. Stearns
Director
Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
California State University, Fresno

Brian Sutton-Smith
Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania
Scientific Director, The Institute of Play

Marianne M. Szymanski
President
Toy Tips, Inc.

Marjorie Taylor
Professor and Head of Psychology
University of Oregon

Bruce Whitehill
Games Historian

Arthur Yorinks
Writer/Director