I'm an Assistant Professor at Western University who studies the video game industry. I like to research everything about the workers who make video games - their working conditions, their occupational identity, their engagement in individual and collective action to improve their jobs, the representation of women in the industry...and more! I also have a number of other research projects on the go. A major one has to do with pension board governance and the representation of labour on pension boards. I've also written about underemployment and pregnancy leave.
Video Game Industry
Occupational Community: Opportunity or Threat to Collective Action among Video Game Developers? (2011)
This paper examines the propensity of video game developers to engage in collective action as...