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Kurt Squire

Professor, Department of Informatics

Squire is the author or editor of three books, and over 75 scholarly publications on learning with technology. Squire has directed several game-based learning projects, ranging from ARIS, a tool for place-based mobile app development, to ProgenitorX, a game about saving the world from zombies through stem cell technology. Squire’s research has been supported by nearly $10 million in grants and gifts from the MacArthur Foundation, National Science Foundation, National Institute for Health, The Gates Foundation, the Department of Education, The AMD Foundation, and Microsoft. Squire is also a co-founder of joystick101.org, a former columnist for Computer Games magazine, and a former Montessori teacher.


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