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My name is Zach Whalen and I’m an Associate Professor in the Department of English, Linguistics and Communication at the University of Mary Washington. I direct the Minor in Digital Studies and I teach many classes in our new Major in Communication and Digital Studies.

My teaching in Digital Studies includes courses on comics, electronic literature, transmedia fiction, video games, and my research is in video games and visual narrative. I also make things like Twitter bots, and tools for making Twitter bots.

On this website, I occasionally write blog articles, and you get in touch with me if you’re so inclined. You can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Github.