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Boris Willis

Associate Professor

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  • Art and Design Building, 2023
    4400 University Drive, MS 1C3
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Boris Willis holds an MFA in dance and technology from Ohio State University. His MFA thesis focused on the interaction between computer games/gaming, storytelling, video, animation and human movement. Willis is the chief artistic officer of Boris Willis Moves, through which he designs games for live and Web-based performances. His research and professional performance projects allow the game program to not only strengthen its foundational offerings, but also allow an augmentation of the program's mission into important interdisciplinary areas of study invaluable to the student of game design in the present, and in the future.


MFA, Dance, Ohio State University (2007)

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Appointment: Tenure-Track

Faculty Rank: Associate Professor

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