MILS: Youth Culture and Internet & New Media Theory, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
BS in Information Science and Technology -Minor in History and Philosophy, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Kendrick Gardner has been employed at UW-Milwaukee since 2003, where he started as an IT consultant for the Campus Solution Center. In addition to teaching and research, Kendrick currently also works as a Specialist in the UITS Information Security Office. Before coming to SOIS, he served the Social Media & Technology Manager for the UWM Center for 21st Century Studies and was a Senior Information Systems Technician for the UWM College of Health Sciences and School of Education. Since starting in information technology, Kendrick has worked in many areas from research & development, server administration & virtualization, to online education and computer forensics. Kendrick actively researches youth culture & technology, video game theory, artificial intelligence & digital education, as well as emerging trends in information security & online privacy.
In between research, teaching, and problem solving, Kendrick spends most of his time as an avid kickboxer, runner, gamer, marksman, and musician.
250 Internet Communications and Information Transfer
430 Multimedia Application Development
491 Advanced Topics in Information Science and Technology (Information Security I & II) - Starting fall 2014 they will become permanent classes with their own course numbers.
Starting soon will be 691 Video games, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of Digital Culture.
Presentation at The Dark Side of the Digital. May 3rd, 2013. Breakout Session 1 - Armchair Armies: The changing military and cognitive modality of the 21st Century. http://www.c21uwm.com/digitaldarkside/schedule/
Thesis - Elegant Distraction: Retelling Untold Disasters of Present and Future Adolescents Entwined with Digital Culture. May 18, 2012.
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