Welcome to Games Education, the website of Dr. András Margitay-Becht and Dr. Dana R. Herrera.

András Margitay-Becht is currently a faculty member in School of Economics and Business Administration at Saint Mary's College of California. Holding master’s degrees in finance, stochastic methods and computer science and a doctorate in economics and business administration, he focuses on agent-based simulation of economic development and the international financial aiding process. Dr. Margitay-Becht’s primary research is on incorporating sociological, anthropological and political effects into economic simulations, while his alternate research examines ludology and its influence on education and corporate management.

Dana R. Herrera is currently a tenured Associate Professor of Anthropology at Saint Mary’s College of California. She received her Masters and Doctorate degrees from the University of California at Davis.  Dr. Herrera teaches courses in cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, as well as St. Mary's College Collegiate Seminar "great books" courses. She has conducted research studies in the Philippines, United States, and Hungary. Her current scholarly interests include Filipino immigration, the intersection between gaming and pedagogy, and the life histories of people who are the first in their family to attend college. 

Dr. Margitay-Becht and Dr. Herrera regularly attend national and international conferences and publish articles in journals and anthologies.

“Tell me and I will forget.  Show me

and I may remember.  Involve me and

I will understand.”


Site content © 2010 András Margitay-Becht and Dana R. Herrera

Photo acknowledgements: Michal Zacharzewski, Sanja Gjenero, and Jay Lopez of SXC.