Dr Claire Dormann has a background in Psycho-Sociology and Computer Science. Shen then studied Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Multimedia Design. Part of her research has been dedicated to exploring new technology, especially novel forms of play and learning, to support life-long learning. She has more than ten years experience investigating and designing serious games, as well as, tools for game design. She is a leading expert in digital games and humour. Before moving to Liverpool, her research was dedicated to social change games, and digital games for Public Health, focusing on dementia care. She just joined LSTM and is now a Senior Research Associate. Besides games, her interests reached from User Experience and Usability to Computer-mediated Persuasion and Behaviour Change, as well as, Digital Clowning, Affective Design and Interactive Storytelling.
ACM, Association for Computer Machinery
DiGRA, Digital Game Research Association