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McAllister, Kenneth S
Associate Dean of Research & Program Innovation, College of Humanities
Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies
Professor, Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching
Professor, Institute for LGBTQ+ Studies
Professor, Rhetoric, Composition & the Teaching of English Program
Professor, School of Information

Ken McAllister specializes in digital humanities, rhetorics of technology, and computer game studies. He has authored or co-authored six books, three edited collections, and dozens of articles and book chapters on media history, theory, and analysis. In his role as Co-Director of the Learning Games Initiative Research Archive--one of the largest publicly accessible collections of computer games and related material in the world--he has also published and lectured widely on the politics and processes of digital artifact archiving and preservation.

In addition to serving as the Associate Dean of Research & Program Innovation in the College of Humanities, Ken serves on the Boards of the Humanities Seminars Program and the UA Vertically Integrated Projects Program, and is a founding partner of CATalyst Studios, a campus-located maker lab accessible to all students, staff, and faculty interested in exploring immersive VR, augmented reality, 3D modeling and additive manufacturing, motion capture, Arduino and Raspberry Pi development, and other innovative tools for transdisciplinary scholars and teachers.

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PAH 693 – Internship

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.