Jenny Sundén is Associate Professor in Gender Studies at the School of Gender, Culture and History, Södertörn University, Sweden. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Communication Studies, Linköping University. She has taught internationally (UC Berkeley, University of Surrey, Utrecht University), and serves recurrently as a reviewer of journals such as Feminist Media Studies, Feminist Theory, European Journal of Women’s Studies, and New Media and Society. Her research interests are primarily in new media studies, cultural studies, science and technology studies, feminist theory, affect theory, ethnography, and games. She is the author of Material Virtualities: Approaching Online Textual Embodiment (Peter Lang, 2003), a co-author of Digital Borderlands: Cultural Studies of Identity and Interactivity on the Internet (Peter Lang, 2002), Gender and Sexuality in Online Game Cultures: Passionate Play (Routledge 2012, with Malin Sveningsson), as well as a co-editor of Cyberfeminism in Northern Lights: Gender and Digital Media in a Nordic Context (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007, with Malin Sveningsson Elm) and Second Nature: Origins and Originality in Art, Science and New Media (AxlBooks, 2011, with Rolf Hughes).