Joshua Albers

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Assistant Professor
Art and Design

Academic Interests

  • Animation
  • Programming
  • Electronics
  • Digital fabrication

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • Included in Art2code catalog, a collaboration between College Art Association and v1b3.
  • Co-author of "Application of Human Augmentics: A Persuasive Asthma Inhaler," which details a study using games, custom electronics, and 3d printing was to examine preventative behavior in asthma patients (DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2017.02.003).

Previous Experience

Most recently, I was a member of the UW Oshkosh Art Department where I taught digital art courses. Prior to that, I taught as a visiting Instructor in Animation at Missouri State University, and as an Instructor in New Media at University of Illinois at Chicago.


Saint Louis, MO


  • Photography
  • 3d scanning and printing
  • Games
  • Travel

Future Goals and Aspirations

I'm looking forward to building the Art + Design Department's virtual reality and digital fabrication tools.

Life Outside the University

When I'm not teaching, my wife and I are exploring the dining options in Springfield and planning our next international trip.