Lindsay’s work is focused on uses of interactive media and games to explore cultural standards. Specific domains include social impact games, affection games, critical design, human computation games, and purpose driven games for education, news, and rhetoric. He currently leads the Game Lab at American University where he’s an associate professor. He previously directed the Persuasive Play Lab (PPL) at Miami University. He’s also part of the leadership of JoLT, a collaboration between American University's Game Lab and School of Communication tasked with exploring the intersection of journalism and game design.

Lindsay was the Fall 2017 Visiting Knight Chair at the University of Miami. His game designs have received awards from the Games for Change Festival, Meaningful Play, Advances in Computer Entertainment and Gamescape. His creative work has been selected for showcase in more than eight countries and 12 states, including New York, Paris, Rio De Janeiro, Singapore, Istanbul, Sao Paulo, Chicago and Vancouver. Professor Grace has published more than 50 papers, articles and book chapters on games since 2009.