Dmitri Williams

Professor of Communication

Dmitri Williams, PhD is a professor at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication, where he teaches courses on technology and society, games and data analytics.

His current work focuses on the study of influence among populations through the concept of ‘social value.’ His ongoing work centres on the social and economic impacts of new media, often within online games. He works actively with companies and startups across the tech sectors.

His work has also been featured in several major media outlets, including NPR, CNN, the Economist, the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Chicago Sun-Times and others. Williams testified before the U.S. Senate on video games and has served as an expert witness and consultant in federal court cases.

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