Joseph G. Griffin

  • Doctoral Student

Joe Griffin is the Founding Director of Adroit Studios ( 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 (, 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.