General

First Name

David

Last Name

Thomas

Job Title

Director of Academic Technology

Organization

University of Colorado Denver

Country

United States

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Extended Profile

Interests

Theory of fun
Design of fun objects
The future of higher education
The history of digital media and computers
Organizational effectiveness

Biography

David Thomas, PhD, is the director of academic technology at the University of Colorado Denver where he oversees faculty support, program development and the academic technology product portfolio for both the downtown and Anschutz Medical campuses. He is an assistant professor, attendant, in the Department of Architecture at the University of Colorado Denver. His research focuses on the theory and design of fun objects. This search for fun ranges from games to architecture. For over 20 years he has worked as a professional videogame journalist, tying many of these interests into an inquiry as fun as a native aesthetic of games.