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Natasha Schüll

Natasha Schüll is a cultural anthropologist, and associate professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. Her book, Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas draws on fifteen years of field research among compulsive gamblers and the designers of poker machines, to explore the relationship between technology design and the experience of addiction.

Schüll’s research and op-eds have been featured in such national media venues as 60 minutes, The New York Times, The Economist, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Financial Times, Forbes, Boston Globe, Salon, Chicago Tribune, Las Vegas Sun, 99% Invisible, NPR, WGBH, and WNYC.