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Ryan Clement


Ryan Clement
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English and Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications


  • Creative Arts
  • Game Studies
  • Journalism/Media Studies
  • Language/Linguistics
  • Literature/Creative Writing
  • Pop Culture
  • Space Science

Areas of Expertise:

  • Comedy
  • Comic Studies
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Emergent Narrative
  • Game Studies
  • Speculative Fiction

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Ryan Clement is currently teaching with both the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications and the Department of English at The University of Winnipeg.

He holds a PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of Waterloo, where his research focused on the emergence of narrative from game mechanics. He also holds an MA in Communication and Culture from York University and Ryerson University.

During the summer months, Clement often works with the International Space University. In addition to his academic work, Ryan also designs games, publishes creative writing and comics, and has experience both in improvised theatre and multimedia storytelling. Having travelled to over 80 countries and lived on four continents, Ryan enjoys exploring a wide variety of narratives through many different platforms.

Media and Research Expert