Bruce D. Homer is Professor of Educational Psychology at the Graduate Center of City University of New York, where directs the Child Interactive Learning and Development (CHILD) Lab. Dr. Homer studies the design and use of digital technologies, particularly simulations, games, and virtual reality for learning. His research has been funded by several federal agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts, National Science Foundation and the Institute for Educational Sciences, as well as by private foundations. He has collaborated with multiple industry partners, provide design insights as well as conducting evaluations. Dr. Homer has authored over a hundred research articles and chapters, including co-editing the Handbook of Game-based Learning (MIT Press). He holds a B.Sc. from Dalhousie University, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.