Professor deWinter's practical work focuses on experience design in game creation and production management, recently in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Theoretically, her research looks at Japanese and Chinese game industry policies and practices. She also studies inclusivity in game and media development, from diversifying the workforce to diversity in representation.
WBUR's Radio Boston spoke with Professor Jennifer deWinter about a ban on arcade games in Marshfield that lasted from 1982 to 2014 for its “Hidden History” series. Professor deWinter talked about the history of video and arcade games, the concerns that drove the ban, and how similar sentiments are being manifested today.
Professor Jennifer deWinter spoke with the restaurant industry trade magazine Nation’s Restaurant News about how restaurants – from fast food to fine dining – might adapt metaverse technologies to creatively interact with customers.