Timothy Christopher

Clinical Professor - Arts Tech And Comm
khimbar@utdallas.edu
972-883-7510
ATC16B01
Tags: Animation & Games Emerging Media Art

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Arts and Humanites
University of Texas at Dallas - 2011
M.F.A. - Arts and Technology
University of Texas at Dallas - 2005
B.S. - Arts and Performance
University of Texas at Dallas - 2001

Publications

Gaming as a Teaching Tool:A beginners guide to gaming for teachers Region 10, February 2008 2008 - Publication
Educational Games El Centro community College November 2008 2008 - Publication
Video Games and Digital Identity. With Monica Evans and Tara Riall. Video Games Symposium, Mountain View College, October 2007. 2007 - Publication
Shoot to Kill: Video games and Violence Popular Culture Association Conference, San Diego, April 2005. 2005 - Publication

Appointments

Research Associate
University of Texas at Dallas [2007–2008]
Instructor
[2004–2018]
ITT Technical Institute
Instructor
University of Texas at Dallas [2004–Present]
Teaching Assistant
University of Texas at Dallas [2002–2003]
Computer Sales
Best Buy [2001–2002]
Assistant Web Master
University of Texas at Dallas [1999–2001]
Entertainment Chair
UTD Student Union Activities Advisory Board [1997–2001]
Computer Technician
National Legal Services, Dallas, TX [1995–1998]

Additional Information

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
  • 2000 - present: TeaKwonDo
  • Recurring lectures given at UTD and Richland
    • "Games! A New Art Form"
    • "Violence, Media, and Video Games"
    • “Games as Film: The Cinematic Link"
  • July 2004-present: ITT
    • Adjunct instructor for media studies
       
TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems:
DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 95/98, Win XP
Programming Languages:
GW BASIC, PASCAL, C++, Assembly, HTML
Applications:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Director 7.0, Photoshop, Photo finish, Quark, Microsoft Netscape, Net objects Fusion, Microsoft FrontPage, Dream weaver, Flash, Maya, 3D studio max, Miscellaneous game editors -Duke3d, Free space 2, etc.