Department of English

Alex Irvine

Lecturer in Gaming and Simulation Development
Alex Irvine

Office Location

419 Luther Bonney Portland

Faculty Office Hours Spring 2018

M/W 11:00-11:45 pm & by appointment



Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Creative Writing, University of Denver
  • M.A., English, University of Maine
  • B.A., Theatre and Drama, University of Michigan


Alex Irvine is a Lecturer in English and coordinator of the program in Gaming and Simulation Design. He has written or done story development of a dozen or so games, including Marvel Avengers Alliance, The Walking Dead: Road to Survival, and the pioneering Alternate Reality Games known as The Beast and I Love Bees. He also writes fiction and comics, and has published about forty books including novels Buyout and The Narrows as well as a number of movie novelizations and other licensed works. He is currently working on The Comic Book Story of Baseball, an interactive novel called Powers That Be, and several other projects.