David M. Myers, Ph.D.

Rev. Aloysius B. Goodspeed, S.J. Beggars Distinguished Professor in Mass Communication

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Office Location
Room 406 Communications/Music Complex
Mailing Address

Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 201
New Orleans, LA 70118

Direct Phone
(504) 865-3296
Fax Number
(504) 865-2333
E-mail Address
Personal Website


Ph.D. Univ. of Texas at Austin; M.F.A. Florida State Univ., M.A. Univ. of Southwestern Louisiana; B.A. Yale University

Short Bio

Dr. David M. Myers is author of The Nature of Computer Games and is an internationally-recognized scholar of  digital media and play.  He is currently working on book-length manuscript called Play Redux: The Anti-Aesthetic of Computer Games, which applies formalist models and methods to an analysis of digital media, digital play, and computer games.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Mass Communication Theory & Research
  • Media Play
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