Annenberg School for Communications at USC
Dmitri Williams' research focuses on the social and economic impacts of new media, with a focus on online games. Williams was the first researcher to use online games for experiments, and to undertake longitudinal research on video games. He currently works on large-scale data and surveys from online worlds. He continues to study the psychology of online populations, with projects involving community, identity, gender, media use and economics. He has been published in a number of scholarly journals and featured on National Public Radio, as well as in the Economist, the New York Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Williams has testified before the U.S. Senate on video games and served as an expert witness and consultant in two federal court cases.
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