General

First Name

David

Last Name

Simkins

Job Title

Assistant Professor

Extended Profile

Biography

David Simkins is an assistant professor in the school of interactive games and media at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He earned his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in games and educational technologies. His interests lie in how we can learn to critically understand and negotiate values through the development of critical ethical reasoning. He studies role playing games as a tool for developing these capabilities.