Josh Zimmerman

Core Faculty

Assistant Professor of Practice
Core Faculty
Assistant Professor of Practice, Institute for LGBTQ+ Studies

Josh Zimmerman is a scholar of the computer game industry, as well as an instructional design and community engagement consultant for TTG, LLC in Minneapolis, MN. He earned a PhD in Rhetoric, Composition & the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona in 2016 and has continued to teach and research while building a thriving consulting business. His research interests include developer-fan discourses in the computer game industry, online community building, and the complex relationship between play and work in digital media industries. Since 2009, he has taught a wide range of courses for the University of Arizona Writing Program, the School of Information, the Honor's College, and the Department of Public & Applied Humanities.