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Judy Perry

STEP Lab/Education Arcade
Judy currently oversees design, development and research for several projects involving games and simulations for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. Her research interests include location-based games and ubiquitous “casual” games. When she is not making or playing mobile games, Judy also leads professional development workshops for educators who want to implement location-based and other games in both formal and informal educational settings . Judy also enjoys collaborating with other institutions (including zoos, nature centers, science museums, and living history museums) to develop experimental mobile learning offerings. Prior to becoming a researcher at MIT, her work included television and web production, and content development for educational toys. She holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University, and an Ed M. in Technology Innovation Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.