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Paul Toprac

Senior Lecturer
Department of Radio-Television-Film





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Associate Director of Game Development

Paul Toprac is currently the Associate Director of Game Development at UT and Senior Lecturer. Before UT, Paul was a Graduate Committee Chair, Institutional Effectiveness Manager, and Lecturer of The Guildhall at Southern Methodist University, a graduate school game development program, where he focused on the research and design of games, particularly game-based learning and motivational environments. Paul has more than the twenty years of experience in the software industry, in roles ranging from CEO to product manager to consultant, including the role of Executive Director of the Austin Technology Council.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, a Master of Business Administration, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Texas at Austin.