Dr. Quiana Bradshaw is from West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and married with 3 beautiful children. I have received my Doctor of Computer Science with a concentration in emerging media in September 2013 and was noted making a significant contribution to the field. I have published research on educational games and learning game design characteristics. My dissertation was titled “Dissertation: Learning Game Design Characteristics through the study of flow and the Elemental Tetrad in the World of Warcraft & Minecraft.” I serve as a Software & Industry Information Association Codie Judge from 2016 to present & Serious Play Conference 2018 International Serious Play Awards Game Judge to present. Aside from being a faculty member, gamer researcher, virtual world environment expert, and author that enjoys game-based learning initiatives. I am a member of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the International Game Developers Association.