Articles and Reports

Peer Reviewed Articles

Gordon, E. and Baldwin-Philippi, J. (2014). “Playful Civic Learning: Enabling Lateral Trust and Reflection in Game-based Public Participation.” International Journal of Communication, 8, 759-786.

Harry, D., Gordon, E., Schmandt, C. (2012). “Setting the Stage for Interaction: A Tablet Application to Augment Group Discussion in a Seminar Class,” Proceedings of Community Supported Cooperative Work, Seattle, WA.

Gordon, E. and Schirra, S. (2011). “Playing With Empathy: Digital Role-Playing Games in Public Meetings,” Proceedings of Communities and Technologies 2011, Brisbane, Australia.

Gordon, E, Schirra S. and Hollander, J. (2011). “Immersive Planning: A Conceptual Model for Designing Public Participation with New Technologies,” Environment and Planning B, 38(3) 505-519.

Gordon, E. and Manosevitch, E. (2010). “Augmented Deliberation: Merging Physical and Virtual Interaction to Engage Communities in Urban Planning,” New Media & Society.

Gordon, E. and Bogen, B. (2009) “Designing Choreographies for the ‘New Economy of Attention,’” Digital Humanities Quarterly, 3.2: 25 pars. <>.

Gordon, E. (2008). “Towards a Theory of Network Locality” First Monday, 10.6: 18 pars.

Gordon, E and Koo, G. (2008). “Placeworlds: Using Virtual Worlds to Foster Civic Engagement,” Space and Culture, 11.3: 204-221.

Gordon, E. (2007). “Mapping Digital Networks: From Cyberspace to Google” Information, Communication and Society 10.6: 885-901.

Gordon, E. (2005). “Toward a Networked Urbanism: Hugh Ferriss, Rockefeller Center, and the ‘Invisible Empire of the Air’” Space and Culture: International Journal of Social Spaces, 8.3: 248-268.

Non- Peer Reviewed Articles / Reports

Gordon, E. and Baldwin-Philippi, J. and Balestra, M., (2013). Why We Engage: How Theories of Human Behavior Contribute to Our Understanding of Civic Engagement in a Digital Era (October 22). Berkman Center Research Publication No. 21.

Gordon, E. (2013). “Beyond Participation: Designing for the Civic Web,” Journal of Digital and Media Literacy.

Gordon, E. and Baldwin-Phillip, J. (2013). “Making a Habit Out of Engagement: How the Culture of Open Data is Re-Framing Civic Life.” In Beyond Transparency: Open Data and the Future of Civic Innovation, eds. Jen Pahlka and Brett Goldstein. O’Reilly Media.

Baldwin-Philippi, J. and Gordon, E. (2013). “Designing Citizen Relationship Management Systems to Cultivate Good Civic Habits.” Boston Area Research Initiative Policy Brief. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University.

Gupta, J., Bouvier, J., and Gordon, E. (2012). “Exploring New Modalities of Public Engagement: An Evaluation of Digital Gaming Platforms on Civic Capacity and Collective Action in the Boston Public School District.”

Gordon, E. (2003) “Introduction: The Geography of Virtual Worlds,” Space and Culture, 11.3: 200-203.

Gordon, E. (2001) Spatial Experience: Media and the Production of Place,” Spectator: The University of Southern California Journal of Film and Television,” 21.1.

Book Chapters

Gordon E. (2014)“The Database City,” in Transmedia Frictions: The Digital, the Arts, and the Humanities (Berkeley: University of California Press).

Gordon, E. and Walter, S. (forthcoming), “The Good User / Citizen: Innovation, Technology, and Governmentality,” Companion to American Urbanism, ed. Joseph Heathcott (New York: Routledge).

De Souza e Silva, A. and Gordon, E. (2013), “Net Locality,” in Routledge Handbook of Mobilities (New York: Routledge).

Gordon, E. and Schirra, S. (2013), “Game-based Civic Learning in Public Participation Processes,” On Media Literacy, eds. Paul Milhailidis and Belinha de Abreau. New York: Routledge.

Gordon, E. and de Souza e Silva, A (2012). “The Urban Dynamics of Net Localities: How Mobile and Location-Aware Technologies Are Transforming Places,” Mobile Technology and Place, eds. Rowan Wilken and Gerard Goggin, New York: Routledge.

de Souza e Silva, A. and Gordon, E. (2012) “The Waning Distinction Between Private and Public: Net Locality and the Restructuring of Space,” Media Studies Futures, ed. Kelly Gates, Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Gordon, E., (2009) “Redefining the Local: The Distinction Between Located Information and Local Knowledge in Location-Based Games,” Digital Cityscapes, eds. Adriana de Souza e Silva and Daniel Sutko,New York: Peter Lang, 21-36.

Gordon, E. (2009) “The Metageography of the Internet: Mapping from Web 1.0 to 2.0” Medien Geographie: Theorie, Analyse, Diskussion, eds. Jörg Döring and Tristan Thielman, Bielefeld, Germany:[Transcript] Verlag, 397-412.

Gordon, E. (2007) “Cartographic Navigation: Mapping Experience in Digital and Urban Space,” Urban Communication Reader, eds. Gene Burd, et. al., Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 129-140.

Gordon, E. (2003) “Fortifying Community: African American History and Culture in Leimert Park,” The Sons and Daughters of Los, ed. David James, Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 63-84.

Book Reviews

Gordon, E. (2012) Digital Tools in Urban Planning by Sirkuu Wallin, Lisa Horelli and Joanna Saad-Sulonen, Environment and Planning B.

Gordon, E. (2006) The Geography of the Internet Industry by Mathew Zook, Journal of New Media and Society, 8.4: 853-856.