Jared Duval
PhD Researcher, Designer, Therapy Games Creator
Jared Duval is an Assistant professor in the Northern Arizona University's Department of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems, where he directs the Playful Health Technology Lab. He has a Research through Design practice at the intersection of Human Computer Interaction, Games/Play, and Health. He is the author of more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and is the creator of 3 Serious Games for Health.
Jared received his Ph.D. from the University of California Santa Cruz, where he was a part of the ASSIST Lab and SET Lab. His work has received a Best Paper Honorable Mention at ACM CHI. He is the recipient of the Jack Baskin and Peggy Downes-Baskin Fellowship, a Smile Train Research Grant, an IdeaHub Judges Award, a Blackstone LaunchPad Fellowship, and a two-time recipient of CITIRS Tech for Social Good Award. Jared has been invited to keynote at the Kraw Lecture Series. He is an ARCS Scholar and Vice President of the Games for Health Early Career Committee.
Selected Publications
Jared Duval. 2020. Approaches for Creating Therapy Games. SIGACCESS Access. Comput., 126, Article 2 (March 2020), 1 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3386280.3386282
Jared Duval, Ferran Altarriba Bertran, Siying Chen, Melissa Chu, Divya Subramonian, Austin Wang, Geoffrey Xiang, Sri Kurniawan, and Katherine Isbister. 2021. Chasing Play on TikTok from Populations with Disabilities to Inspire Playful and Inclusive Technology Design. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’21), May 8–13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 15 pages. Https://doi.org/10.1145/3411764.3445303 [acceptence rate 26%]
Jared Duval, Zachary Rubin, Elena Márquez Segura, Natalie Friedman, Milla Zlatanov, Louise Yang, and Sri Kurniawan. 2018. SpokeIt: building a mobile speech therapy experience. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI ‘18). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 50, 1–12. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3229434.3229484