Kelly M Tran, PhD is a game designer, researcher, consultant, and educator. Connect with her:


I’m Kelly M Tran, and I love to dive in on all aspects of games design.

I’m currently a game designer and consultant.

I also used to be an Assistant Professor of Game Design, and I’m passionate about teaching people how to make better, more compelling designs.

My areas of expertise include:

  • Game Design
  • Mobile Games
  • Learning and Behavior in Games
  • Research (Users, Player Communities)
  • Teaching + Mentorship
  • Streaming + Media