Aaron Delwiche, Ph.D. | Trinity University
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Aaron Delwiche, Ph.D.

Aaron is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Trinity University, where he teaches courses on game design and criticism, hacking subcultures, film studies, and propaganda. He recently served as co-chair of an international, interdisciplinary conference (State of Play: Building the Global Metaverse) that explored the implications of transnational virtual worlds.

Delwiche co-founded one of the first full-service virtual world consultancies, and – through the auspices of Elastic Collision – he regularly consults on projects that leverage the promotional power of social media. He has worked on projects for public and private clients, including Dell Computer, New York Law School, the Center on Public Diplomacy at USC Annenberg.

Research Areas

  • How young people interact with new media
  • Ways the Internet can be used to foster global dialogue
  • Political persuasion and propaganda

Grants & Awards

In 2009, he received a grant from the Lennox Foundation in support of the seminar series "Reality Hackers: The Next Wave of Media Revolutionaries."