Joe Griffin is the Founding Director of Adroit Studios (adroit.missouri.edu) housed in the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri. Since coming to MU, Joe has collaborated on grants totaling over $18 million by providing Game Production expertise as well as other game development services. He has designed game-based learning and support systems for individual learning, for collaborative learning, and for nontraditional educational contexts. Joe is working with a team of researchers and developers awarded $10 million to scale up Mission HydroSci (mhs.missouri.edu), a game-based 3D virtual learning system, with funding from the U.S. Department of Education. Joe is also currently working on vSchool, a game based assessment to be used in middle school Social Emotional Learning contexts funded with $2 million from IES.