Allen Kempton


Supervisor: Sara Grimes

Allen Kempton

Supervisor: Sara Grimes

Allen Kempton is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. His area of interest focuses on the intersection of digital communication technologies and theories of play and game. Allen’s research currently focuses on the development of meta-play via information communication technologies and how globally developed practiced influence local digital gaming play practices of Pokémon players in Durham Region.

Allen is both an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Award recipient.

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