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Adam Lloyd Brackin
Research Assistant Professor-Arts & Humanities
Office MailstopMail Box: AT10 
Email Address  alb032000@utdallas.edu    Primary Phone Number 972-883-4371    URL Brackin Adam's Webpage    Media Contact
 Professional Preparation
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 DegreeMajorInstitutionYear
 Ph.D.Humanities: Aesthetic StudiesUniversity of Texas at Dallas2008
 M.EdGifted EducationHardin Simmons University2001
 B.A.Art/EnglishHardin Simmons University1999
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2011
“Dungeons and Dragons and Duality” Chapter Popular Culture and Philosophy Series:  Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophy Open Court Press
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2008
“Brackin Circular Model of ARG Development”
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2008
“Conspiracy Asylum” Interactive Online Fiction  Extended Experience “Prequel” to Deus City ARG
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2006-2007
“Deus City” Alternate Reality Game 
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2001-2002
“Lobsteraliens.com” Online Comic
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DurationRankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2007-PresentDirector of Game Development/ Head Writer/Creator for ARG projects  Fundi Technologies, Wylie, TX
2006-PresentPresident/ Secondary 6-12th Grade Principal/ Curriculum Consultant  Brideges to Success, Plano, TX
2003-2006High School English/Spanish/Computer Teacher  Great Lakes Academy, Plano, TX
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Interests
  • ARG, Computer and Board Game Theory, Movies, Screenwriting, Writing, Art
     

Profiles
  • Co-owner and President of a unique Private "Home School" Academy. More than two years as 6-12th grade principal and curriculum consultant, with nine years teaching experience in various settings. Two years as Director of Game Development for Alternate Reality Games at an internet development company. Strong points: motivate and empower co-workers; delegate and supervise employees; ability to solve problems; effective decision-maker and excellent communicator. Proven policy management and organizational skills.
     

Personal Statement

Dr. Adam Brackin is a Texas certified English and Art teacher with a Master's in Gifted Education. His Two Bachelor of Arts degrees are in English and Art, and he has taught for many years in both traditional public and private schools - as well as various learning and tutorial centers.

He is the co-owner and Executive Director of Bridge Builder Academy Private School in Plano which specializes in Individualized education.

He was director of game development at Fundi Interactive Games from 2006 - 2008, during which time he was the head writer and Creator of various works of Collaborative Online Fiction, most recently the 2006 - 2007 "Deus City" ARG, and the 2008 "Conspiracy Asylum" Online Interactive Fiction spin - off.

He has been a presenter at ARGFest the annual alternative reality gaming festival. Adam created the "Circular Model of ARG Development" which allows for new ways of ARG diagramming such as the "Adjacent ARG," "Inclusive ARG" and "ARG Cluster" models.

Dr. Brackin earned his Ph.D. focusing on Arts and Technology at UTD, where he now teaches Emerging Media and Communication and Video Game Design, with an emphasis on online interactive/collaborative storytelling.


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