- 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.