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Sean Gouglas

Theme Co-leader (Data)

Director, Humanities Computing
University of Alberta

Sean Gouglas (PhD McMaster) is Director of the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies and an associate professor in the Humanities Computing programme. He is also the Director of the VITA Research Studio (CFI), which provides the research infrastructure for projects in HCI, Visual Communication Design, and Computer Game Studies.

Prior to the change in focus to game studies, his research concerned coroners' investigations on the colonial frontier of western Canada, environmental history of southern Ontario, the application of statistical and Geographic Information Systems technologies to colonial settlement histories.