Patrick Jagoda is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago. He is also a coeditor of Critical Inquiry. He specializes in new media studies, digital game theory and design, and twentieth century American literature. His publications appear in such journals as Critical Inquiry, boundary 2, Social Text, Post45, and Neo-Victorian Studies, as well as edited volumes such as Cyberspace and National Security.
Jagoda has also worked on several projects related to digital storytelling, transmedia game design, and new media learning. Along with projects related to the Game Changer Chicago Design Lab, Jagoda has directed a number of transmedia games. These have included the Alternate Reality Games Oscillation (2011)→, Speculation (2012)→ and The Project (2013).
Jagoda received his PhD in English from Duke University in 2010 and was a Mellon postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago from 2010-2012.