Dr. Stefan Hall – Pop Culture and Media

Dr. Stefan Hall is an associate professor of communication whose research interests include video games, film, and comic books as well as speculative, pulp and weird fiction. With rising interest in the apocalyptic depictions in film, television, video games and literature, Hall is an expert in one type of character – zombies. Recently, he has written about Star Wars video games, the history of Space Invaders, rare games from the Atari era and cyberpunk influenced video games. Hall is particularly interested in the cultural and social aspects of gaming, video game history, marketing, theories of games design and aesthetics and issues of representation in games.

Expertise: zombies, video games, comic books, film, fiction