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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Salmond

Associate Professor of Art
Digital Media
Phone: (239) 590-1886
Office: AC 155

Michael received his B.Sc. in MediaLab Arts from Plymouth University, UK and his MFA from the University of South Florida.

In 2013 his first book, The Fundamentals of Interactive Media Design, was published internationally by Bloomsbury. He next book, titled Videogame Design: Principles & Practices from the ground up will be published in 2015. Michael’s thoughts and works have recently been featured in Glitch: Designing Imperfection (2009), Mediating the Tourist Experience (2013), and Design Genius: The Ways and Workings of Creative Thinkers (2014).

Michael has exhibited his work nationally, internationally and online. He has published scholarly papers on video gaming and new media and has an active record of panel participation at conferences such as the College Art Association and Siggraph. Michael has appeared on National Public Radio in Florida and Wisconsin and is currently researching vidoegames and their positive effects on aging.

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