Kelly M Tran

Kelly M Tran, PhD is a designer, researcher, and teacher. Connect with her:


Here you will find writing, research, creative projects, and tutorials.


Research (Users, Player Communities)

Game Design

Teaching + Mentorship

Streaming + Media


Assistant Professor of Game Design
(2018 – 2020) Teaching and Research of Game Design.

Research Coordinator at Arizona State University
(2017-2018) Coordination of 11 data sites for an NSF-funded study.

Research Assistant at Arizona State University
(2013 – 2019) Research through ethnographies, surveys, user testing, prototyping, and many methods.