Morgan Romine, Ph.D., is a cultural anthropologist, consultant, and advocate who specializes in gaming and esports communities. She received her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Irvine. She is Co-Founder and Director of Initiatives for AnyKey, a non-profit advocacy organization that leads research and programs supporting diversity and inclusion in gaming. Known to gamers as “Rhoulette,” Morgan was the co-founder and Captain of the Frag Dolls, Ubisoft’s all-women professional competitive gaming team, from 2004-2011.
As a game industry veteran, Morgan has worked in community management, esports, and communications for 18 years. Her research engages with digital citizenship, online communities, esports, social equity, ethnography, and empathy-driven leadership.