Patrick Jagoda

English Language and Literature

Patrick Jagoda is Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature. His research focuses on new media studies and twentieth and twenty-first century American literature and culture, particularly digital games, electronic literature, virtual worlds, television, cinema, the novel, and media theory. With Melissa Gilliam, Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics, Jagoda created the Game Changer Chicago Design Lab, a transdisciplinary initiative that works to create digital stories and transmedia games exploring issues related to health and social justice.