I have been diligently researching and publishing throughout my graduate career. My publications reflect my qualitative research strengths, which often inform my design work. 

George Royer, Melissa Ocepek, and William Aspray, "Food Fights for Freedom: A Critical Reading of Food Advertisements from Ladies' Home Journal During the Second World War," Advertising & Society Review (forthcoming 2015)

William Aspray, Melissa Ocepek, and George Royer, "On Cars and Food: Reflections on Sources for the Historical Study of Everyday Information Behavior, Information and Culture: A Journal of History 49:4 (2014): 492-525.

William Aspray, George Royer, and Melissa Ocepek, Formal and Informal Food Policy (New York, Springer: 2014).

William Aspray, George Royer, and Melissa Ocepek, Food in the Internet Age (New York, Springer: 2013).

William Aspray , James Cortada, Melissa Ocepek , and George Royer, “"Against Internet Exceptionalism: Understanding Open Table Through a Traditional Business History of Technology Approach," Journal of Internet Business 11 (2013): forthcoming

George Royer, Beth Nettels and William Aspray, “Active Readership: The Case of the American Comics Reader,” in Everyday Information: The Evolution of Information Seeking in America, ed. William Aspray and Barbara Hayes (Cambridge, The MIT Press: 2011).

George Royer, “Familiar Concepts, Unfamiliar Territory,” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 33 (2011): 111-112.


Invited Presentations :

George Royer, Rachel Weil, Davey Wredden and Shawn Sprockett, "Design Perspectives on Meaningful Choice," SXSW Interactive, Austin, Texas, March 2015

George Royer and Adam Saltsman, "Learning from the Space Between Digital and Paper," SXSW Interactive, Austin, Texas, March 8, 2014.

George Royer, “Designing Games that Matter: Deconstruction, Design Interventions, and Virtual World-Building,” Design Lecture Series, University of Texas at Austin Department of Design, Austin, Texas, October 5, 2012.

George Royer, “American Comics: A Cultural History,” University of Texas Learning for Mature People, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, October 12, 2011.

George Royer, “The Origins and Evolution of the American Videogame Console: The Rise of the Entertainment Computer,” (paper presented at the New Topics, New Voices workshop for the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Workshop, Austin, Texas, April 2-3, 2010).