Janet Murray

Professor Janet H. Murray is an internationally recognized interactive designer, the former director of Georgia Tech’s Masters and PhD Program in Digital Media (2000-2010), and a member of Georgia Tech’s interdisciplinary GVU Center. She is the author of Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace (Free Press, 1997; MIT Press 1998), which has been translated into 5 languages, and is widely used as a roadmap to emerging broadband art, information, and entertainment environments,and Inventing the Medium: Principles of Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice (MIT Press, 2011). Her interactive design projects at include a digital edition of the Warner Brothers classic, Casablanca, funded by NEH and in collaboration with the American Film Institute; and the Interactive Toolkit for Engineering Learning Project, funded by NSF. In addition, she directs the Experimental Television Laboratory, which has worked on interactive television applications for PBS, ABC , MTV, Turner, and other networks.