University of California, Riverside

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Derek Burrill

Derek Burrill

Associate Professor

Media and Cultural Studies
3121 INTS
(951) 827-1261


  • Ph.D., UC Davis, 2001 (Performance and Culture)


Professor Burrill's research focuses on digital games, media, gender, and the body.His work has appeared in Modern Drama, Text Technology, Social Semiotics, and Television and New Media, as well as in anthologies such as ScreenPlay, Spirited Away, and Resolutions 3.Professor Burrill sits on the editorial boards of Games and Culture and the Journal of Games and Virtual Worlds. He is also an active producer of digital and analog art.


  • Die Tryin': Videogames, Masculinity, Culture, published by Peter Lang in 2008

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Media & Cultural Studies
3149 INTS

Tel: (951) 827-3456
Fax: (951) 827-5664