Mike Griffith, PhD is the Director of Strategic Academic Technology Innovation and Director of the Innovative Learning Center at Tulane University. In addition he is also an adjunct lecturer in the English and Communications Departments. His academic background is in cultural and new media theory which he has used to develop theoretical frameworks for the development of emerging media pedagogies. He has published papers on such diverse subjects as: digital music sharing, science fiction narrative structure and location based gaming in the digital humanities. He has been a National Endowment For the Humanities Digital Fellow as well as a visiting scholar at Newcomb College.