Justin Wigard

Headshot of Justin in a field with trees in the background
PhD Student, English
744c Wells Hall

Justin Wigard (pronounced “Why-Guard”) is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at Michigan State University, where he works with and teaches popular culture, game studies, comic studies, children’s literature, and digital humanities in the literature classroom.

Justin’s dissertation, Level 101: A Video Game About Video Games, is a digital video game that he has developed which explores, explains, and interrogates the medium through a methodology of play. You can find more of his work at MSU Commons: https://commons.msu.edu/members/wigardju