Assistant Professor of Communication Design & Technology, Art, Media and Technology
Kan Yang Li is a full-time assistant professor in the school of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. With interests and degrees in Interactive Design, American Art History and Design and Technology, his research centralized around the affordance of game design and game hardware design. He is also the on-staff game designer of the Gaming SMALLab at Q2L in New York City, there he works with learning experts to create educational games that incorporate system thinking, embodiment, collaboration, and multimodality. He has won the HASTAC Game Changer competition 2010 for Best in class: Innovation award and the people's choice award at E3 2010 by building learning experiences with Little Big Planet on Sony Playstation 3.