Sociologist, Gamer, Runner
Tom is a sociologist interested in play, games and social theory. He has authored publications on video games, esports, craft, work, and critical pedagogy. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the University of Alberta, where he is undertaking a research project with Dr. Mark Johnson on the intersection between video games and gambling. Tom loves teaching (and is particularly passionate about sociological theory!) and has been nominated for a number of university teaching awards.