Press and Interviews

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“Gaming Podcasts with Ellie Gibson,” BBC Radio 4 Extra, August 15, 2022

“Why We Still Want Historical Accuracy in Games, No Matter How Flash The Graphics Are,” Kotaku AU, December 7, 2021

“Professor Explores History Through Video Game Lens,” Collin College News, October 8, 2021

“Historians Take On Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus,” Game Informer, March 19, 2018

“Historians Discuss The Real-World Inspirations for The New Colossus,” Kotaku, March 18, 2018

“A Harvard Egyptologist Explains the Historical Accuracy of ‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins,’ Motherboard, February 21, 2018

“‘Civilization’ Creator Sid Meier,” Glixel, May 8, 2017

“Call of Duty: WWII could be the most important game of all time for historians,” The Guardian, April 25, 2017

“Best in History Online: History Respawned,” Origins, June 25, 2016

“Assassin’s Creed Unity,” Kotaku, January 22, 2015

“What YouTube channels/personalities do you watch to help you make better games?,” Gamasutra, October 2, 2015

“Actual Historians Discuss Assassin’s Creed,” Kotaku, July 2, 2014

“History Respawned: Historians vs. Video Games,” PCGames, November 25, 2013

“The Sunday Papers,” Rock, Paper, Shotgun, November 24, 2013

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Interviewed by Ryan Latto, Unearthed Podcast, about Allan Pinkerton and the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, August 25, 2021

Interviewed by Olivia B. Waxman for Time about the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII and WWII video games, “Video Games May Be Key to Keeping World War II Memory Alive. Here Are 5 WWII Games Worth Playing, According to a Historian,” August 27, 2020

Interviewed by George Weidman for Super Bunnyhop about history and games, “Could Games Teach History?,” August 24, 2019

Interviewed by John Fea and Drew Hermeling for The Way of Improvement Leads Home about history and games, “History for Gamers,” December 22, 2018

Recorded commentary for Shall We Play a Game? “The Best Video Games of 2017,” discussed Walden, a game, February 5, 2018

Interviewed by Elizabeth Duffy, BBC Radio 4 “Digital Human: Duped,” about history of advance fee fraud and modern-day equivalents, October 16, 2017

Interviewed by Ellen Barry, New York Times, about history of advance fee fraud and modern-day versions in India, November 29, 2016

Interviewed by Rick Godley, 99.3 FM The Peach, Ruston, Louisiana, about History and Games, November 8, 2016

Interviewed by John Kennedy, Columbia School of Journalism, about History and Video Games, August 30, 2016

Interviewed by Eric Swain for Critical Distance Confab Podcast about History Respawned, August 23, 2016

Recorded commentary for Shall We Play a Game? “The Best Video Games of 2015,” December 28, 2015

Interviewed by Chris Suellentrop for Kotaku about History and Video Games, October 30, 2015

Interviewed by Chris Suellentrop for Shall We Play a Game? Podcast about History and Video Games, October 2015

Interviewed by Tobias Nowak for Westdeutscher Rundfunk (German Public Radio) about History and Video Games, October 2015

Interviewed for documentary film 419: How Nigeria Was Scammed Out of It’s Rightful Identity, directed by Maeyen Bassey, January 2015

Interviewed by Folha de S. Paulo (Brazilian daily newspaper) about the “Spanish Prisoner” scheme, December 2013

Interviewed by Bob Garfield for NPR’s On The Media about the “Spanish Prisoner” scheme, November 1, 2013

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