Boris Willis

Boris Willis
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Associate Professor, Computer Game Design, CVPA

Contact Information

Campus: Fairfax
Building: Art and Design Building, Room 2024
Mail Stop: 1C3
Phone: 703-993-3163


Boris Willis, Associate Professor in the Computer Game Design Program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, holds an MFA in Dance and Technology from The Ohio State University. Willis’ MFA Thesis at Ohio State University focused on the interaction between computer games/gaming, storytelling, video, animation and human movement. Willis is the Chief Artistic Officer of Boris Willis Moves through which he designs games for live and web based performances. Willis’ research and professional performance projects allow the Game Program to not only strengthen its foundational offerings, but also allow an augmentation of the program’s mission into truly important interdisciplinary areas of study invaluable to the student of Game Design in the present, and in the future.


MFA, Dance and Technology, Ohio State University