About

Raiford Guins is an Associate Professor of Culture and Technology within the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stony Brook University. He is a Founding Principal Editor with the Journal of Visual Culture and Curator of the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection.  He is the author of Edited Clean Version: Technology and the Culture of Control (2009)and has co-edited The Object Reader (2009) and Popular Culture: A Reader (2005). His writings on video games appear in the following journals:Journal of Visual Culture, Design Issues, Design and Culture, and Cabinet. His next book, Game After: A Cultural Study of Video Game Afterlife, is forthcoming with MIT Press in Fall 2013.He is currently working on the collection, Debugging Game History: A Critical Lexicon, with Henry Lowood.