Ashley ML Guajardo portrait
  • Institutional Review Board Member, Institutional Review Board Member
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Entertainment Arts Engineering
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Publications

  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). Salt Lake City, UT. Global Game Jam. Accepted, .
  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). Sexuality and Erotic in Role-Play. (pp. 425-439). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Ashley ML Brown (date unknown). This chapter approaches the topic of digital sexualities via the subject of digital games and sexual activity. Rather than trying to provide a chronological account of the intersections between sex and games, it will address the issue via four thematic sections dealing with important areas of research relating to sex and games: sex-as-play-mechanic; cybersex and erotic role play; sex and the single player; and sex and regulatory boards. The sex-as-play-mechanic section will look at how sex has.... Accepted, .
  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). Twitch and Participatory Cultures. Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). Sex in the Digital Age. Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). Sex and Videogames. Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). Transactions of DiGRA. DiGRA. Accepted, .
  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). An Introduction to a Special Issue of Widerscreen. Widerscreen. Vol. 1(2). Accepted, .
  • Ashley Brown (date unknown). Adult Play: The Dirty Secret of Grown Ups. Games and Culture. 215-219. Accepted, .
  • Harviainen, J. Tuomas (date unknown). Harviainen, J.; Brown, A. M. L. and Suominen, J. (2016) ‘Three Waves of Awkwardness: A Meta-Analysis of Sex in Game Studies’, Games and Culture, 11(3). Accepted, .

Presentations

  • Coping with Graduate School during Covid-19, School of Computing, University of Utah. , Other, 2021.
  • 5 Things women twitch streamers taught us about community in creative industries/ 5 Cosas Que las Streamers de Twitch Nos Enseñaron Sobre la Comunidad en las Industrias Creativas. , Presented, 2020.
    https://www.uninorte.edu.co/web/educacion-continua...
  • Brown, A. and Olson, G. (2020). ‘Why Developers Should Twitch Stream.’ Invited talk given to the Salt Lake chapter of the International Game Developer’s Association. EAE, Salt Lake City, 13 February 2020. , Presented, 2020.
  • Guajardo, A. 2022. ‘It Sucks for Me and it Sucks for Them: The Emotional Labor of Women Twitch Streamers. Submitted to Digital Games Research Association. , Accepted, 2022.
  • Guajardo, A.; Hunter, A.; White, P.; Johnson, A. and Rigtrup, L. (2021). Mad Science on Trial. Presentation given to Fan X Salt Lake. , Presented, 2021.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQlW3jEWOlg&t=962s
  • Usability and Accessibility Heuristics for a Games User Research Lab. Games User Research Summit 2021. , Accepted, 2021.
  • Brown, A. ‘Accessibility Concerns When Building a User Research Lab’, extended abstract given to Games User Research Summit, Ubisoft Campus, Montreal, Canada, June 2020. , Accepted, 2020.
  • Brown, A. (2019). ‘Are Your Kids Paper Prototyping? What You Need to Know to Keep them Safe.” Invited Paper Prototyping Workshop, Educational Summit. IndieCade, Santa Monica, California. 9-13 October 2019. , Presented, 2019.
  • ‘Teaching with Twitch’ workshop given to Digital Games Research Association Conference, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, August 6-10 2019. , Presented, 2019.
  • Brown, A. 'The Unintended Consequences of Using Twitch as a University Professor’, extended abstract given to Digital Games Research Association Conference, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, August 6-10 2019. , Presented, 2019.
  • 'Teaching with Twitch’ workshop given to Digital Games Research Association Conference, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, August 6-10 2019. , Presented, 2019.

Research Groups

  • TIER Rite, . Nursing. 2017 - present.

Software Titles

  • Gaymer Night Pride Parade in VR. As part of the University of Utah's campus wide Pride Week celebrations, we developed a virtual world in VRChat. vrchat://launch?id=wrld_7422bd28-d69d-4eff-8660-7f7d0c5c554d:0. Release Date: 2021. Inventors: Brown, Ashley; Bayles, Greg; Kapral, Aaron.
  • Affordable Care Act(ion). 2020. ‘Affordable Care Act(ion)’ Global Game Jam Game. January 31- February 2. Available for download here: https://globalgamejam.org/2020/games/affordable-care-action-2. Release Date: 2020. Inventors: Bown, R.; Brown, A.; Olson, G.; Ownby, JP; Salisbury, B.; Shen, C.
  • Fartress of Solitude. Brown, A. and Olson, G. 2019. Fartress of Solitude. Global Game Jam Game. https://globalgamejam.org/2019/games/fartress-solitude. Release Date: 2019. Inventors: Brown, A. and Olson, G.