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Jason Morningstar


Phone: (919) 966-9414

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Office: 301C

Jason holds an MSIS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science program and an MLA from Alaska Pacific University.

Jason Morningstar is Webmaster at the UNC School of Nursing. The School of Nursing Webmaster is ultimately responsible for all public-facing electronic content generated by the School and shared via Web or display kiosk. in addition, the Webmaster is the school’s liaison and resource for Qualtrics and special projects related to electronic content and incorporating games into teaching and learning.

Winner, Diana Jones Award for Excellence in Gaming, 2008 and 2011

  • Web development
  • Usability
  • Electronic content accessibility
  • Games for teaching and learning

Journal Articles

Boss, Emily Care, Jason Morningstar and Ivan Vaghi. "Beyond the Game Master." States of Play: Nordic Larp Around the World. ed. Juhanna Pettersson. Helsinki: Pohjoismaisen roolipelaamisen seura, 2012.

Morningstar, Jason. "Visual Design as Metaphor: The Evolution of A Character Sheet." Analog Game Studies 1 issue V (2015).

Selected Conference Presentations

Morningstar, Jason. Quick and Dirty Games for Teaching and Learning in Medical Education. Presented at Innovation Learning Network Annual Meeting, 2009.

Morningstar, Jason. Iterative Games for Nursing Education. Presented at Kaiser-Permanente Nursing Summit, 2010.

Morningstar, Jason. Introduction to GMless Play. Presented at Gen Con 2010.

Airaksinen, Aleksi, Emily Care Boss, Joonas Ilvonen, Jason Morningstar, Lizzie Stark, and Ville Takanen. Introduction to Nordic Larp. Presented at Gen Con 2012.

McDowall-Thomas, Dominic and Jason Morningstar. The International RPG Scene. Presented at Gen Con 2012.

Hite, Kenneth and Jason Morningstar. History, Panic, and History Panic. Presented at Metatopia 2012.

Ernest, James and Jason Morningstar. Volatility in Game Design. Presented at Metatopia 2012.

Ernest, James and Jason Morningstar. Making Independent Games. Presented at Metatopia 2012.