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Visiting Fellow, 2021 – 2022

Sandor Weisz

Commissioner, Puzzle Designer The Mystery League


Sandor Weisz is the commissioner of the Mystery League, which produces remote team-building games as well as live, tabletop escape games. He has built puzzles for Google, the Field Museum, Alinea, Field Notes, the House Theatre of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago, and others. Weisz teaches puzzle design at the University of Chicago. He is also a frequent contributor to the NPR Sunday puzzle. He publishes puzzles on Twitter at @pzlr, and on a newsletter at


Climate Games: Transforming Middle School STEM Education through Transmedia Play

2021 – 2022