Judith Pintar

Judith Pintar

Teaching Associate Professor

PhD, Sociology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Room 329, 501 E. Daniel St.

(217) 333-3280


Research focus

Game studies and design, narrative AI and the data undead, persuasion, propaganda and misinformation, trauma and memory studies, Southeastern & Central European studies, digital literacies and gameful pedagogies.


Pintar is a teaching associate professor at the iSchool and serves as the director of the Game Studies and Design Program. Her research and teaching interests include narrative design, game studies, and gameful pedagogies which she pursues through the Extended Literatures & Literacies Lab (EL3).

Office hours

By appointment, please contact professor


"Course Design for Well-being: A Students' Bill of Rights," Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning, September 1, 2022.