Jon Dovey is Professor of Screen Media at the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries, and Education at the University of the West of England, Bristol.
In 2008 he launched the Digital Cultures Research Centre which he Directed until 2012. He was a Knowledge Transfer Fellow at Bristol’s Pervasive Media Studio from 2010-12, co authoring the Pervasive Media Cookbook (http://pervasivemediacookbook.com/). In 2012 he became the Director of REACT (Research and Enterprise for Arts and Creative Technologies) one of four Hubs for the Creative Economy designed to support collaborations between research and creative economies. He is co author of Game Cultures (Open University Press 2006 ) and New Media – A Critical Introduction (Routledge 2009).