I am a games, esports, and networked cultures scholar doing socio-phenomenological research. I have a background in ethnography and games, sports and media research. My focus is on esports & networked high-performance team play, seasonal expertise, esports careers, livestreaming, digital/sensory ethnography, gender & games/sports, public play & Mega-LANs/events.

I’m a Senior Lecturer with RMIT University/Games Design program and co-director of the Playable Media stream with the Centre for Games Design Research.

I am on the board of the Australian Esports Association.

Dr. Emma Witkowski