Karen Schrier

Karen Schrier is a doctoral student at Columbia University and an adjunct professor at Parsons The New School for Design. She also currently works full-time as an executive producer at Scholastic, where she spearheads digital initiatives for the Corporate and International divisions. Previously, she worked at Nickelodeon, BrainPOP and Barnes & Noble’s SparkNotes. Karen was the Games Program co-chair of the ACM SIGGRAPH Conference in 2008 and 2009, and she currently serves on the advisory boards of the Computer Game Education Review (CGER) and the 2010 LEEF Conference. She has spoken on games and learning at numerous conferences, including GDC, SIGGRAPH, AERA, Games for Change, NECC, and SITE. She also helped develop numerous games and digital properties, such as Mission US: For Crown or Colony?; Scholastic’s Harry Potter online, Summer Reading Challenge, and Scholastic.com; and Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect. Karen holds a master’s degree from MIT and a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College.


Ethics and Game Design: Teaching Values through Play
Karen Schrier, David Gibson. © 2010. 396 pages.
Ethics and games are emerging as a very popular field of study. As such, there has become a need to define the field in terms of its primary challenges and the current state of...