Roger Travis

Dr. Roger Travis: Plato’s Video Game
Associate Professor of Literatures, Cultures & Languages at UConn

Roger Travis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Literatures, Cultures & Languages of the University of Connecticut. He received his Bachelor’s degree in classics from Harvard College, and his Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a founder of and contributor to the collaborative blog Play the Past, where he writes about the fundamental connection between ancient epic and digital games. Roger also works on developing and studying a form of game-based learning, practomimetic learning, in which learners play the curriculum as an RPG wrapped in an ARG.