MSU Media Summer Camps are designed by and delivered with the help of faculty in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. Camp instructors are a combination of faculty, staff, industry professionals who are alumni of the college, and college students currently pursuing their degree in these areas. These individuals are technical and content experts within the area domain they oversee, and represent some of MSU’s best talent. Get to know us by reading our bios!
Outreach Specialist and MSU Media Summer Camps Director
Luke Kane is an Outreach Specialist and Pre-college Program Director in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. His focus is to grow the Departments portfolio of professional development workshops and pre-college programs that engage students in a meaningful way, and prepare students for the demands of college and careers in media, technology...Read More.
Valeta evangelizes for the department by disseminating information about faculty projects, grants, and classes. She provides website, graphical, and branding support for departmental events, the Meaningful Play conference, specializations (such as Serious Games and Information Technology), the Michigan Creative Film Alliance, and Media Sandbox-related projects. In addition, she is the Internship…Read More.
Casey O'Donnell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. His research examines the creative collaborative work of videogame design and development. This research examines the cultural and collaborative dynamics that occur in both professional AAA organizations and formal and informal independent game development communities. Read More.
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor
Brian M. Winn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Information and Director of the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at Michigan State University. Winn designs, creates, and researches interactive media design, including game design, digital game-based learning and interactive health communication. Read More.