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Kristen Kersh

Interaction Designer, Researcher and Educator
New York, NY
Kristen has a diverse background which includes graduate degrees in the field of Neuroscience and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Design and Technology from Parsons the New School for Design . For the past six years Kristen has worked in various positions that involve education, technology and design. These positions have included her two years as a Special Education Teach for America corps member in Denver, her experience as a Game Designer and Curriculum Developer for the PET Lab at Parsons the New School for Design and a Research and Design Lead at LearnerX.

Kristen is always interested in thinking about the connection between games and the cognitive reward system and ways to integrate games into education or health care experiences without eliminating the ludic qualities of a game.To contact Kristen Kersh please email kristenkersh@gmail.com. To view one of her most recent project STEAM Punks visit steampunks.com or to see more work visit kristenkersh.com.