Kat Schrier

Kat Schrier

Director of Games/Associate Professor
Marist College

Worst Practices for Learning

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Dr. Kat Schrier is Director of Games/Associate Professor at Marist College. She is also Founder/CEO of PlatyPlay, LLC, which specializes in designing and researching games for learning and inclusion. She has written/edited over 100 works, including We the Gamers (Oxford); Knowledge Games (Johns Hopkins); and the Learning, Education & Games book series (Carnegie Mellon/ETC Press). She is co-PI on a Templeton Foundation grant for VR games and empathy and was a Belfer Fellow for the ADL’s Center for Technology & Society. She previously worked at Nickelodeon, Scholastic, and BrainPOP, and has over two decades of experience with designing apps, games, and websites. She holds degrees from Amherst College, MIT, and Columbia University. Find out more at https://www.karenschrier.com/ and https://gamesforcivics.com/