[author names are linked to their corresponding abstracts, where applicable]
Ricardo Amaral is a doctoral researcher at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Kristin Anderson-Terpstra is a Ph.D. candidate in communication studies at the University of Iowa.
Ben Aslinger is an assistant professor of media and culture in the Department of English and Media Studies at Bentley University.
Sanjay Asthana is an associate professor in journalism at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the author of Innovative Practices of Youth Participation in Media, published by UNESCO, Paris.
Wendy Austin is an associate professor of English at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
Burcu S. Bakioglu received her Ph.D. in 2009 from the Department of Comparative Literature at Indiana University.
Bodo Balazs is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Communications at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
Anat Ben-David is a Ph.D. candidate in the Program for Science, Technology and Society, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Joshua Benton directs the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. Before spending a year at Harvard as a 2008 Nieman Fellow, he spent 10 years in newspapers, most recently at the Dallas Morning News. He has reported from 10 foreign countries, been a Pew Fellow in International Journalism, and three times been a finalist for the Livingston Award for International Reporting.
Paul Benzon teaches literature and media studies at Temple University.
Hanno Biber is a researcher at the AAC-Austrian Academy Corpus.
Mats Bjorkin is a senior lecturer in film studies in the Department of Cultural Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Goran Bolin is professor in media and communication studies at Sodertorn University, Stockholm, where his work spans audience research and media ethnography to production studies.
Erik Borra is a lecturer in new media at the University of Amsterdam and lead developer of the Digital Methods Initiative.
Liliana Bounegru is an MA candidate in media studies, University of Amsterdam, and research associate at the European Journalism Center, Maastricht.
Alex Braidwood is master’s candidate within the Graduate Media Design Program at Art Center College of Design, Detroit.
Sandra Braman is chair of the Law Section of the International Association of Media and Communication Research, and former chair of the Communication Law and Policy Division of the International Communication Association. Her recent books include Change of State: Information, Policy, and Power and the edited volume Communication Researchers and Policy-Making, both from MIT Press, as well as the edited volumes The Emergent Global Information Policy Regime and Biotechnology and Communication: The Meta-Technologies of Information. Her work has been funded by the Ford, Rockefeller, and Soros Foundations as well as by the NSF.
Jennifer Brayton is an associate professor in sociology at Ryerson University, Toronto.
Evelyn Breiteneder is the head of the AAC-Austrian Academy Corpus, a corpus research initiative operated by the Institute for Corpus Linguistics and Text Technology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and part of the Austrian Digital Heritage Initiative.
Pat Brereton is the associate dean for research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science at Dublin City University. His books include Hollywood Utopia: Ecology in Contemporary American Cinema (2005); Continuum Guide to Media Education (2001) and the Historical Dictionary of Irish Cinema (2007) with Roddy Flynn.
Casey Brienza is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge and member of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK.
Cira L. Brown is a senior at Worcester State University majoring in communication and history.
Konrad Budziszewski is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University.
Morgan Charles is a Ph.D. student in communications at McGill University in Montreal, where she holds a research grant from Quebec’s Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture.
Katarzyna Chmielewska is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University.
Aymar Jean Christian is a doctoral student in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
Anne Ciecko is associate professor of international cinema in the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Mia Consalvo is visiting associate professor in MIT Comparative Media Studies. She is the author of Cheating: Gaining Advantage in Videogames from MIT Press, and is co-editor of the forthcoming Handbook of Internet Studies.
Giuliana Cucinelli is an assistant professor in the Department of Communications at Concordia University, Montreal. She has taught in various Cree and Inuit communities in Quebec including Chisasibi, Waskaganish and Whapmagoostui.
Magda Rodrigues da Cunha is a teacher and researcher in the Graduate Program in Social Communication at the Catholic University in Rio Grande do Sul / Brazil.
June Deery is an associate professor of literature and media studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. She has two books forthcoming on Reality Television.
Donna DeGennaro is an assistant professor of educational technology at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Lisa Donovan is an associate professor in creative arts in learning at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.
Audubon Dougherty is a research associate at MIT's Center for Future Civic Media. As a filmmaker and human rights activist, she is interested in the role of media in international development and the potential of mobile technologies to encourage civic participation. She earned a master's degree from MIT Comparative Media Studies.
Teun Dubbelman is a Ph.D. candidate and junior teacher in the Humanities Faculty at Utrecht University (Netherlands).
Ryan Ehmke is a Ph.D. student in the History of Text Technologies program at Florida State University.
Daniel Faltesek is a doctoral candidate in communication studies at the University of Iowa.
Andrew Feldstein is an assistant professor of marketing at Virginia State University where he leads the curriculum task force for the school of business.
Clara Fernandez-Vara is a post-doctoral researcher at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab. She is an alumna of MIT Comparative Media Studies and holds a Ph.D. in digital media from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Deborah Fitzgerald is a professor of the history of technology and, since 2006, Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, at MIT. Her books include The Business of Breeding: Hybrid Corn in Illinois, 1890-1940 (1990) and Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture (2003), winner of the Agricultural History Society’s Theodore Saloutos Prize.
Kathleen Fitzpatrick is professor of media studies at Pomona College, Claremont, California. She is author of The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television, published in 2006 by Vanderbilt University Press, and of Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy, forthcoming from NYU Press and previously made available for open peer review online at http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/mcpress/plannedobsolescence. She is co-founder of the digital scholarly network MediaCommons.
Martin Fredriksson is a researcher in the Department of Culture Studies (Tema Q), Linköping University, Sweden. He is executive editor of the journal Culture Unbound and coordinator at the research network Advanced Cultural Studies Institute of Sweden (ACSIS).
Norm Friesen is Canada research chair in e-learning practices at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada where he directs the New Media Studies Research Centre.
Alberto Frigo is a researcher at the Mobile Experience Lab, Program in Comparative Media Studies, MIT.
Verena Fuchsberger is a doctoral student at the University of Innsbruck and research fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies and Research in Information and Communication Technologies & Society (ICT&S) at the University of Salzburg.
Megan Fulwiler is an associate professor teaching writing, rhetoric, and autobiography at the College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY.
Robert Furze is a Ph.D. student at Dublin City University.
Yair Galily chairs mass media studies at Zinman College, Wingate Institute, Israel.
Sean Galvin is an adjunct associate professor of anthropology at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, NY. He has published two books and several articles on topics relating to urban folklore in New York City.
Dianne M. Garyantes is an assistant professor of journalism at Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J. Before earning her doctorate at Temple University, she spent 14 years working as a print journalist and as a writer and producer for national broadcast television.
Gayle Gatchalian is a master's student in the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU.
Heidi Gautschi is co-founder of L’ACTE, a research group dedicated to the study of literacy, art, culture and technology. Her recent book, Dancing with Digital Natives, which she co-edited with Michelle Manafy, includes a chapter that is based on a paper she presented at MiT6.
Stuart Geiger is a Ph.D. student at UC-Berkeley’s School of Information.
Chris Gerben is a Ph.D. candidate and Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) Scholar in the joint program in English and education at the University of Michigan.
Carolin Gerlitz is Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the Center for the Study of Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Ananya Ghoshal is a Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Research Fellow in the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley .
Jennifer Gillan is an associate professor of media and culture at Bentley University. She is the author of Television and New Media: Must Click- TV and is working on the manuscript Brand Management TV: Disney/ABC Television.
Boris Goesl is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Erlangen, Germany.
Michael Goldberg is chair of Sculpture, Performance and Installation at Sydney College of the Arts. Goldberg’s performance/ installations address the abuses of the free-market economy such as financial speculation and media monopolization.
Jeffrey Gutierrez is a master's student in English at Boston College. In the fall, he will be working on a doctoral degree at Boston University.
Bob Hanke teaches in the departments of Communication Studies, Humanities and Political Science at York University, Tornoto.
Christopher Harper is co-director of Philadelphia Neighborhoods. He is an associate professor at Temple University and has written and edited six books that deal with journalism and its future.
Till A. Heilmann is a researcher at the Institute for Media Studies at the University of Basel. In 2008, he received his doctorate for a thesis on computers as writing
Karen Hellekson, founding coeditor of the online-only academic journal Transformative Works and Cultures, works as a full-time freelancer in the printing industry in the scientific, technical, and medical market.
Margaret Heller is web services librarian at Dominican University (River Forest, IL), and is the assistant director and lead catalog developer of the Chicago Underground Library.
Anne Helmond is a Ph.D. candidate in the Digital Methods Initiative in the Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam.
Jennifer Holt is assistant professor of film and media studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she specializes in the study of media industries and regulatory policy. She is the author of Empires of Entertainment (forthcoming 2011) and co-editor of Media Industries: History, Theory, Method.
Zhao Hui earned a master's degree in communications studies from Hong Kong Baptist University.
Nina B. Huntemann is an associate professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at Suffolk University (Boston). She co-edited the anthology Joystick Soldiers: The Politics of Play in Military Video Games, and is currently producing a film, Game Over 2: Gender, Race and Violence in Video Games.
Catalina Iorga is pursuing a research MA in media studies at the University of Amsterdam.
Alex Jenkins is a Ph.D. candidate in the English department at The Ohio State University.
Brian C. Johnsrud is a Ph.D. candidate in Stanford’s Modern Thought and Literature Program, researching the cultural memory of violence between the U.S. and the Middle East. He holds a masters' degrees in cultural anthropology and medieval literature from Oxford University.
Liu Jun is a Ph.D. fellow in the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen.
Colleen Kaman is a researcher and journalist who has directed and produced pieces for CNN, ABC, and National Geographic, among others. She holds an M.S. from the MIT Comparative Media Studies program.
Darius Kazemi is lead analyst at Blue Fang Games and writes about the game industry, particularly networking, on his blog, Tiny Subversions.
Gary Keller is director of the Hispanic Research Center (HRC) at Arizona State University. Keller and the HRC are currently working on two websites and documentaries: San Francisco en las Américas and The Battle of Puebla, 5 de mayo de 1862: 150 Years of History and Celebration.
Raivo Kelomees is a professor of new media at Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia.
Atle Mikkola Kjosen is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Media and Information Studies at the University of Western Ontario.
Flourish Klink is a lecturer in the Comparative Media Studies program at MIT where she earned a master;s degree. She is the Minister of Magic for the most recent series of Harry Potter fan conferences, Ascendio 2012.
Kim Knowles is a lecturer in film studies at Aberystwyth University and experimental film programmer for the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Melanie E.S. Kohnen is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Literature, Communication and Culture at Georgia Tech.
Stacey May Koosel is a doctoral student at the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn, Estonia.
Paul Kortenaar is the director of education and the Westin Family Chair of Innovation at the Ontario Science Centre and a Ph.D. student at York University.
Raine Koskimaa is a senior research fellow (Academy of Finland) and professor of digital culture at the Department of Art and Culture Studies, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.
Kelley Kreitz is research director for the nonprofit think tank Root Cause. Her book project, Foreign Correspondences: A Transamerican History of Nineteenth-Century News, examines the “new” media technologies of the nineteenth century.
Pilar Lacasa is a professor in developmental psychology at the University of Alcalá in Spain.
Lori Landay is an associate professor of cultural studies at the Berklee College of Music, Boston, and the author of two books, I Love Lucy and Madcaps, Screwballs, and Con Women: The Female Trickster in American Culture.
Guillaume Latzko-Toth is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Communication at University of Illinois-Chicago.
Alex Leavitt is a research assistant at Microsoft Research New England. Recently, he has worked with MIT Comparative Media Studies, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard, and the entertainment and devices division of Microsoft.
Mark Leccese, a veteran newspaper reporter and editor, is an assistant professor in the Journalism Department at Emerson College where his research focuses on political blogs.
Koen Leurs is a Ph.D. student in gender studies at the Media and Culture Studies Department at Utrecht University (Netherlands).
Lorraine Lezama is a founder/ managing partner of Clarendon Care Group which consults on sustainable urban redevelopment, public/ private cultural partnerships and public art funding. She is a recipient of a Mark DeWolfe Howe research fellowship from Harvard Law School and a 2011 Art & Law Resident with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, New York.
Jinying Li is a Ph.D. candidate in cinema studies at New York University.
Xinghua Li is an assistant professor of media studies at Babson College near Boston.
Anastasia Logotheti is an associate professor of English at Deree College of the American College of Greece, Athens.
Shannon Lowe is a postdoctoral fellow in media in the Department of Education at Thompson Rivers University.
Debora Lui is a Ph.D. student at the Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania. She is a 2008 graduate of MIT's Comparative Media Studies master's program and was formerly a programs coordinator at the MIT Museum.
Justin Mack is a master's student in the Film and Media Studies Department at Southern Methodist University.
Andrea Mangiatordi is is a research fellow at the Education Department of the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy.
Vincent Manzerolle is a Ph.D. candidate in media studies and lecturer in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Frank Marchese is professor of computer science at Pace University and founder and co-director of the Pace Digital Gallery.
Fiona A.E. McQuarrie is a professor in the School of Business at the University of the Fraser Valley (Canada).
Paulina Mickiewicz is a doctoral candidate in communication studies at McGill University in Montreal.
Kim Middleton is an associate professor of English at the College of Saint Rose, Albany (NY), where she teaches new media and cultural studies.
Nick Montfort is associate professor of digital media at MIT and president of the Electronic Literature Organization. He has collaborated on the blog Grand Text Auto, the sticker novel Implementation, and 2002: A Palindrome Story. His books include Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction (2003), Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System, (with Ian Bogost, 2009) and Riddle & Bind (2010).
Mary Leigh Morbey is associate professor of culture and technology at York University, Toronto, where she leads the Ugandan National Museum Web 2.0 research project.
Joanne Morreale is associate professor of communication studies at Northeastern University.
Klaus Peter Muller is professor and chair of English at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.
Leighann C. Neilson is an assistant professor of marketing at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University.
Michael Z. Newman is an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author of Indie: An American Film Culture (2011) and the co-author with Elana Levine of Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status (forthcoming).
Randall Nichols is an assistant professor in the Department of English and Media Studies at Bentley University. He edits the online journal Eludamos: Journal of Computer Game Culture.
Sabine Niederer is managing director of the Institute of Network Cultures in the School of Media, Design and Communication, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
Katharina Niemeyer is a lecturer and researcher at the University of Geneva.
Olivier Nyirubugara is a Ph.D. student at the University of Amsterdam.
Heike Ortner is assistant professor in the Department of German Studies (special
James Paradis is the Robert M. Metcalfe Professor of Writing and Humanistic Studies and interim director of MIT Comparative Media Studies. His books include Victorian Science and Victorian Values (with T. Postlewait), Evolution and Ethics, Textual Dynamics of the Professions (with C. Bazerman); and Samuel Butler: Victorian against the Grain.
Andre Pase is a professor in the Communications College at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (Famecos/PUCRS) in Brazil.
Eduardo Pellanda is a professor and researcher at the Media Communications Department of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil.
Darrell J. Penta is a senior lecturer with the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University, and serves as a linguist for the American component of the International Corpus of English research project.
Ian M. Peters is a doctoral student in Georgia State University’s Moving Image Studies program.
Simeona Petkova is a Ph.D. candidate within the Digital Methods Initiative at the University of Amsterdam.
John Picker is visiting associate professor in MIT's Literature Section where he teaches and writes about the relationships among nineteenth- and early twentieth-century media, literature, and culture.
Kamilla Pietrzyk is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at York University in Toronto.
Thomas Poell is an assistant professor in new media at the University of Amsterdam.
Sandra Ponzanesi is associate professor in the Department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University.
Winifred Poster is a sociologist teaching at Washington University, St. Louis.
Shakuntala Rao is professor of communication studies at SUNY-Plattsburgh. She has been a Fulbright Scholar in India and a visiting professor at Zeijing Wanli University in Ningbo, China.
Jeffrey S. Ravel is professor of history at MIT. He directs the Comédie-Française Registers Project, a collaborative venture whose goal is to digitize the theater troupe's daily receipt registers for the 1680-1793 period.
Jason Rhody is a senior program officer in the Office of Digital Humanities (ODH) at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Prior to joining the Endowment in 2003, he was a founding employee of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), where he contributed to and advised digital humanities projects while teaching courses in literature and digital media. Archives and Cultural Memory forum.
Vincent F. Rocchio is assistant professor of communications at Northeastern University and web video content producer for the Deval Patrick Campaign. He is author of Reel Racism: Confronting Hollywood's Construction of Afro-American Culture and Cinema of Anxiety: A Psychoanalysis of Italian Neorealism.
Richard Rogers chairs new media & digital culture at the University of Amsterdam where he directs both the Govcom.org Foundation and the Digital Methods Initiative. He is the author of Information Politics on the Web, named the 2005 best book of the year by the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
Jon Saklofske is an associate professor at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Robert Samet is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University. From 2007-2009, he conducted fieldwork alongside crime journalists in Caracas, Venezuela.
Kristina Lamour Sansone is an associate professor of design at the Art Institute of Boston.
Jeremy Sarachan is an assistant professor of communication/ journalism at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY, and the director of the Program in Digital Cultures and Technologies.
Virve Sarapik is a senior research fellow in semiotics and culture studies at the Estonian Literary Museum and professor in art theory at Estonian Academy of Arts. She is editor-in-chief of the academic journal Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi (Studies on Art and Architecture).
Claudia Schwarz is assistant professor in the Department of American Studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Andi Sciacca is the assistant dean of instructional development, executive director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, and portal advisory team liaison at The Culinary Institute of America. She is a Ph.D. student at the European Graduate School of Saas-Fee, Switzerland.
Maureen Senoga is a faculty member in the Department of Art and Industrial Design at Kyambogo University in Kampala, Uganda and a Ph.D. student at York University, Toronto.
Digdem Sezen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of Communications at Istanbul University.
Tonguc Sezen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of Communications at Istanbul University.
Tamara Shepherd is a Ph.D. candidate for the joint doctorate in communication at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.
Samuel Sieber is a researcher at the Institute for Media Studies at the University of Basel, and a doctoral candidate in the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Intermedial Aesthetics Program.
sam smiley is a professor in creative arts in learning at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.
Aaron Smith, a graduate of Middlebury College, Vermont, is an interactive media planner and digital strategist at Wieden+Kennedy.
Young Imm Kang Song is an assistant professor in creative arts in learning at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.
Rejane Spitz is an associate professor at the Department of Art & Design at Rio de Janeiro Catholic University, Brazil.
Louisa Stein is assistant professor of film and media culture at Middlebury College.
Janet Sternberg is an assistant professor at Fordham University and president of the Media Ecology Association. She has been awarded a Fordham Faculty Fellowship (2010-2011) to work on a book about unexpected consequences of using communication technology entitled Mediating Ourselves to Death.
Wolfgang Sutzl is a senior research fellow at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Jaroslav Svelch is a lecturer and researcher at Charles University in Prague and Masaryk University in Brno. In 2007-2009, he was a Fulbright visiting researcher in MIT Comparative Media Studies.
Lana Swartz is a Ph.D. student at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. She earned a master's from MIT Comparative Media Studies in 2009 with a thesis on "fake" luxury fashion.
Sarah Sweeney is an associate professor and coordinator of the Digital Media Arts Program at Mercer County Community College, New Jersey.
Ilan Tamir is a lecturer and researcher at Ariel University, Israel, and the Bar-Ilan University's mass communications program.
Cecilia Teljas is a Ph.D. student in Media Technology at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Joanne Teoh is an Asia-based Web documentary producer who works at the intersection of cinematic journalism and interactive story forms.
Tristan Thielmann ia an associate professor in media studies at the University of Siegen (Germany) and, since 2010, a visiting research fellow at the Valente Center for Arts & Sciences, Bentley University, MA.
David Thorburn is professor of literature at MIT and director of the MIT Communications Forum. His most recent books are the coedited volumes Democracy and New Media and Rethinking Media Change. Other writings include Conrad's Romanticism, and many essays and reviews on literature and television.
Chuck Tryon is an assistant professor in the English Department at Fayetteville State University, Arkansas, and author of Reinventing Cinema: Movies in the Age of Media Convergence.
Marc Tuters is a new media researcher based in Amsterdam.
William Uricchio is professor and director of MIT Comparative Media Studies and professor of comparative media history at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. His most recent books include Media Cultures, on responses to media in post 9/11 Germany and the U.S., and We Europeans? Media, New Collectivities and Europe. He is currently completing a manuscript on the concept of the televisual from the 17th century to the present.
Paul van den Hoven is a professor at Utrecht University and Tilburg University, Holland. His interests include cognitive semiotics, language use, legal theory and media theory.
Lonneke van der Velden is a Ph.D. candidate at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA).
Piret Viires is a professor of Estonian literature at Tallinn University, Estonia and a senior research fellow at the Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, Estonia.
Lourdes Villamor is a staff member in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services Department at George Brown College, Toronto.
Andrea Walsh, a historical sociologist, teaches in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies and in Women's and Gender Studies at MIT. She also is affiliated with the Comparative Media Studies program.
Peter Walsh is a critic, lecturer, writer, and a consultant at the Boston Athenaeum who directs strategy and development at Global Narratives Inc., a Boston-based internet publisher.
Amber Watts is an assistant professor in the Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media at Texas Christian University.
April Wei is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.
Courtney Lee Weida is an assistant professor of art education at Adelphi University on Long Island, NY.
Esther Weltevrede is a Ph.D. candidate with the Digital Methods Initiative, the new media doctoral program in the Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam.
Stefan Werning is an assistant professor of digital media at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. He has been a member of the Convergence Culture Consortium since his visiting scholarship at MIT in 2005.