David Williamson Shaffer
Dr. David Shaffer was born in New York City, New York. He is currently a professor of educational technology at the University of Wisconsin–-Madison. He received his M.S. and Ph.D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Laboratory. Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Dr. Shaffer taught grades 4-12 both in the United States and abroad. Dr. Shaffer is best known for his research involving computer games and learning. In 2008, he founded an educational game development and consulting firm known as EFGames, LLC.