Erik Champion

Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Honorary Professor at ANU Centre for Digital Humanities Research (CDHR), Australian National University (ANU), Canberra.

Honorary Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences, FABLE, University of Western Australia,

Previously UNESCO Chair of Cultural Heritage and Visualisation, and Professor at Media Creative Arts and Social Inquiry (MCASI), in the Humanities Faculty of Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. Currently teaching out two units (courses) at Curtin.

My recent books are Critical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage for Routledge’s Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities Series, and Playing with the Past (Springer, 2011). I also wrote Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture (Routledge, 2019).

Editor of The Phenomenology of Real and Virtual Places (Routledge, 2018), Game Mods: Design, Theory and Criticism (ETC Press, 2012) and co-editor of  Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities (Routledge, 2017).

Rethinking Virtual Places will be published in the Spatial Humanities Series by Indiana University Press, early 2021. An edited open access book on Virtual Heritage will be published by Ubiquity Press, February 2021.

EMAIL: nzerik AT gmail.com
TWITTER @nzerik
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Education/Academic qualification

Engineering, PhD, University of Melbourne

Mar 200131 Dec 2004

Award Date: 1 Apr 2006

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, Australian National University

1 Jul 202030 Jun 2025

Industry keywords

  • Creative Arts
  • Communications
  • Tourism
  • Built Environment

Research expertise keywords

  • Virtual reality and immersive environments
  • Games
  • Virtual heritage
  • Serious games
  • Digital Humanities

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