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Elizabeth Newbury

The Wilson Center
Director of the Serious Games Initiative
Elizabeth Newbury is the Director and Program Associate for the Serious Games Initiative for the Wilson Center, leading Wilson's use of games in engaging the public around policy research. She holds a B.A. in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College, and a Master and PhD from the Department of Communication at Cornell University, where her research interests revolved around understanding multiple dimensions of gaming audiences and the surrounding culture of those who play video games. As lead of the Serious Games Initiative, she leverages games as a tool for the public communication of science and policy research.