Adam Liszkiewicz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. His practice-based research currently explores narrative design techniques for virtual reality experiences, and he teaches and works in the areas of game studies, game design, virtual reality, media activism, and digital literature.
Prior to joining the faculty at MSU, Adam was Chief Executive Officer of the award-winning design studio, RUST LTD., creators of the best-selling virtual reality game, “Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades". He has designed and consulted for clients such as Dave and Buster’s, the Independent Television Service, Nokia, Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, Toyota, and numerous research labs and universities. He is also the author of AFEELD, the first full-length collection of digital literature ever published under peer-review by an academic press (CDDC at Virginia Tech, 2017).
Adam received his PhD from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, his MFA from the Department of Media Study at SUNY Buffalo, and his BA from Allegheny College.