Assistant Professor of Interactive Media/Games, University of Miami
Clay Ewing is Assistant Professor of Interactive Media/Games at the University of Miami. He received his BA in Telecommunications from Pepperdine University and an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons The New School for Design. His research focuses on serious games, implementing game mechanics into real world applications, and social justice.
As a game designer, Professor Ewing’s games have tackled issues such as vector borne diseases, the cost of health care, social safety nets and labor practices. His game simulating the Tanzania Social Action Fund’s social safety net program received an innovation award from the World Bank.
Clay has worked with numerous non-profits including Red Cross Red Crescent, Open Society Foundations, ROC United, Oxfam, and the AIDS & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa.