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John Bultena

Continuing Lecturer



  • M.L.I.S., Library Studies, University of California Los Angeles, School of Education and Information Sciences. March, 2012.
  • M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies: Philosophy & Literature, California State University Stanislaus. May, 2008.
  • B.A., Philosophy, California State University Stanislaus. May, 2004.
  • A.A., Liberal Studies, Merced College. May 2002.

Teaching and Research Interests

Role Playing Games, File sharing communities, Human Computer Interaction


Selected Publications, Presentations, and Professional Activities

  • "Why College Students Need to Read More Comics." Marin Comics Fest. San Rafael Public Library, San Rafael, CA. 15 September 2017. Presenter.
  • "Aperture for a Storyteller: An Interview with JH Williams III." Neil Gaiman in the 21st Century. Ed. Tara Prescott. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company Inc., 2015. 195-215.
  • “Comics in Higher Education.” Stockton-Con. Stockton Arena, Stockton, CA. 9 August 2014. Moderator and presenter.
  • "Tech Librarianship & Gender.” Internet Librarian. Portola Hotel, Monterey, CA. 28 October 2013. Panelist.
  • “JH Williams III Spotlight.” San Diego Comic Con. San Diego Convention Center, San Diego CA. 18 July 2013. Moderator.

Contact Information

Websites and Social Media: onlyplaywizards.comFacebook, Twitter: OnlyPlayWizards, Instagram: OnlyPlayWizards