Dr. Anderson (PhD, University of Minnesota) builds digital media theory through research on video games and game design. His most recent research investigates how game design addresses issues of labor, mental illness, and accessibility/disability. His research also examines video game player communities, narratives, and the relationships between video games and players. He teaches courses on digital media, new media literacy, and media analysis. Dr. Anderson also designs independent games, which he publishes for free on skylarell.net.