Dr Melissa Rogerson

I am an international expert in modern boardgames and hybrid digital boardgames, with a strong history of industry engagement, examining future design directions for people’s leisure participation. I work at the intersection of Game Studies, Board Game Studies, and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), as a Senior Lecturer in HCI in the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne (see my staff profile page here)

My current research centers on the use of digital and electronic tools for hybrid tabletop game play. This is supported through two Australian Research Council funded projects:

Most recent TV:

"Five or Eight" on Channel 31 Community TV - Published February 2023

In October 2017, at the Spiel fair in Essen, Germany, I was interviewed about my research on BoardGameGeek TV. Watch the full interview here: