Amanda Cote, School of Journalism and Communication

Academic Areas:
Game Studies, Video Games, Gender and Representation in the Gaming Industry

Amanda Cote is an expert in game studies, video games and gender, and media representations of the gaming industry and its players. At the University of Oregon, she is an assistant professor of media studies and game studies. Her work focuses on the industry and culture of video games, with a particular emphasis on gender, representation, and issues of technological access. She addresses these topics through a combination of in-depth interviews and thematic content analysis. Her current research studies the experiences of female gamers in masculinized game spaces, with an eye to addressing questions of power and inequality. In the past, she has written about how video game-oriented magazines and webseries construct game culture. 

Contact: acote@uoregon.edu | @accote

Websites:
http://www.amandaccote.com/ 

Recent Media:
Meet the faculty: Amanda Cote, assistant professor of media studies with a focus on game studies (School of Journalism and Communication, Sept. 2018)