Dr. Karen Collins


I am available for guest speaking engagements. In addition to conference papers presented around the world, I have guest-lectured at Fanshawe College, ON (Audio Post-Production), Algonquin College, ON (Game Design Program), Carleton University, Ottawa ON (Cognos Innovation Lecture), City University, London UK (on audio semiotics), Université de Montréal (Faculté de Musique), Concordia University (Montreal), Berklee College (Boston), McGill University (Montreal), the Kitchener-Waterloo Software Quality Assurance organisation, and for the game company Silicon Knights (on game audio). I have taught courses at University of Liverpool, University of Windsor, Brock University, University of Western Ontario, Carleton University and the University of Waterloo.

I am available for consulting. I am available to consult on grant writing, interactive audio, and game design curriculum development.

I am currently Canada Research Chair in Interactive Audio at the Games Institute, the University of Waterloo, Ontario, where I conduct research into interactive audio and teach video game design.

I can be reached at:

Dr. Karen Collins
Department of Drama and Speech Communication
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W.
Waterloo, ON
N2L 3G1

collinsk (at) uwaterloo [dot] ca