Ethan Watrall is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology
and Associate Director of Matrix: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences
at Michigan State University. In addition, Ethan is Director of the Cultural Heritage Informatics Initiative
and the Cultural Heritage Informatics Fieldschool
at Michigan State University. Ethan’s research interests fall in the domain of cultural heritage informatics and digital archaeology, with particular focus on serious games & meaningful play, mobile & geospatial (mostly within the context of public outreach and engagement), and linked open archaeological data. Ethan is co-editor of Archaeology 2.0: New Tools for Communication and Collaboration
, an open access volume published by the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press. In addition to his scholarly work, Ethan has written trade books on web and interactive design, including Head First Web Design published by O’Reilly.