Author: Jan Van Looy
Jan Van Looy is a postdoctoral fellow at HUMlab, University of Umeå, Sweden. Some of his work can be found on line here, here, here, and here. His research deals with the shaping of narrative in new media, mainly electronic literature and computer games. Together with Jan Baetens, he has edited Close Reading New Media: Analyzing Electronic Literature. In 2006, he presented his PhD dissertation The Promise of Perfection: A Cultural Perspective on the Shaping of Computer Simulation and Games, which he is currently reworking into a book.