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Pollie Barden  human-computer interaction researcher, game designer and technologist.

My work focuses on engaging and empowering users of all abilities with technology. I have over fifteen years of experience in designing, developing and project managing digital experiences that range from web/mobile based platforms, internet-of-things, physical computing to pervasive games. My work has been presented at conferences and exhibitions across the globe. I have published my research and art work in a variety of venues.

As an educator, I teach interaction design, design thinking, participatory design, graphic design, game design and physical computing in universities in the U.S. and U.K. My extensive background of experience contributes to my agile abilities to lead through managing and mediating challenging professional relationships and fostering successful team building.

I have a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from Queen Mary University of London. I earned a masters from the Interactive Telecommunication Program at New York University, NY. I am currently based at the University of Sussex in Brighton where I am a lecturer in the BSc Product Design program and a researcher in the Creative Technology Group.

Fun Fact: As native of coastal North Carolina, I am truly is across the pond in Brighton, UK.