PAXsims

Conflict simulation, peacebuilding, and development

PAXsims research associates

Following our recent call for volunteers, we’re pleased to announce five new additions to the PAXsims team as research associates:

  • Nikola Adamus (Poland) is a graduate student at the University of Tampere in Finland, where she is pursuing a MSc in internet and game studies. She is interested in the impact of wargames on gaming and culture.
  • Corinne Goldberger (Canada) graduated from McGill University with a BA in political science and Middle East studies. She is a veteran of the civil war in Brynania, and previously contributed a series PAXsims blog posts on gaming the “Arab Spring.”
  • Ryan Kuhns (US) is an MA student at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International CommerceUniversity of Kentucky. He is interested in peace and conflict simulation.
  • Nick LaLone (US) is a PhD student in information science and technology at Pennsylvania State University, and Director of the Game Studies Program at Bellevue University. You’ll find more on his work here.
  • Christian Palmer (US) is a civil affairs officer in the United States Marine Corps. He also holds an M.S. in education and social policy from Northwestern University.

The five of them will be assisting us in identifying and producing content for the site, and working on other future projects. Welcome aboard!

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