Anastasia Salter

Anastasia Salter is a Professor of English at the University of Central Florida, and the Director of Graduate Programs and the PhD in Texts & Technology for the College of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Salter is the author most recently of Playful Pedagogy in the Pandemic: Pivoting to Game-Based Learning with Emily K. Johnson (Routledge 2022) and Twining: Critical and Creative Approaches to Hypertext Narratives with Stuart Moulthrop (Amherst 2021).

Recent collaborations include chairing the Console-ing Passions Conference in 2022; Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Media Arts Festival virtually in 2020; serving on the editorial team of the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 3 (2016), a curated international collection of electronic literature; and co-editing the “Comics as Scholarship” experimental issue for Digital Humanities Quarterly (2015). Dr. Salter’s work has appeared in Feminist Media Studies, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Journal of Popular Culture, Electronic Book Review, Transformative Works and Cultures, and several other venues, and Dr. Salter is currently Vice President of the board of directors of the Electronic Literature Organization and previously served as president of the North American Simulation and Gaming Association and as a member of the HASTAC Steering Committee.

Leadership Appointments

Director of Graduate Programs - College of Arts and Humanities

University of Central Florida

2019 - Present

Interim Assistant Director - Games and Interactive Media

University of Central Florida

2018 - 2019

Program Coordinator - Digital Media

University of Central Florida

2017 - 2018

Director of Graduate Programs - Science, Information Arts and Technologies

University of Baltimore

2013 - 2014


Doctor of Communications Design - University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD


MFA in Children's Literature - Hollins University

Roanoke, VA


MA in Communication, Culture, and Technology - Georgetown University

Washington, DC


BA in Digital Narrative Studies - University of Maryland

College Park, MD