© 2019 M. Kristana Textor

About Kristana

Textor came to academia after nearly two decades working as a Director of Photography in non-fiction television, and strongly advocates for media literacy and teaching the craft of storytelling through video. She believes that critical thinking skills are crucial to developing mindful creators in today’s digital world. Drawn to Rochester by the potential for community surrounding video games research and scholarship, she is invested in the future of the region. She enjoys cycling, getting out in the snow, and walking her feisty dog in the South Wedge.