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Amy M. Green, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Department(s): English
Office: RLL 214
Mail Code: 5011
Phone: 702-895-4688
Fax: 702-895-4801
Email: greena@unlv.nevada.edu

Biography

Amy M. Green received her Ph.D. in literature from UNLV in 2009. She specialized in Shakespeare and 19th century American literature. Today, her work has evolved and she focuses her research on the exciting and evolving field of digital narrative study. She is especially interested in the expanding presence of video games as a compelling source of narrative, one that is necessarily participatory by nature. Further still, video games have long merited the right to be considered as important cultural artifacts and her study and analysis of their stories focuses especially on their historical, political, and social relevance. She also maintains her love of the written word and loves to explore how storytelling, in all of its forms, reveals important aspects of our shared humanity. Most of all, she loves her time in the classroom, sharing ideas and thoughts with students from all backgrounds. Her classes feature the close and careful study of storytelling in both written and digital forms. She has two books forthcoming in 2017 and 2018:

Storytelling in Video Games: The Art of the Digital Narrative.Forthcoming from McFarland and Company as part of their Studies in Gaming series in late 2017.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, and History in Metal Gear Solid V.Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan as part of their Pivot series in November 2017.