Service to the field

Editorial Work

2021-present               Editorial Board of the Research Center for Communication and Culture, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

2018-present               Associate Editor, Journal of Communication

2020-present               Co-editor (with M. Scharkow and Z.J. Wang), “Open Communication Research” Special Issue of Journal of Communication.

2018-present               Editorial Board, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies

2017-present               Co-Editor, Critical Cultural Communication Series, NYU Press

2017-present               Editorial Board, International Journal of Cultural Studies

2017-present               Editorial Board, Not Your Mama’s Gamer

2016–present               Editorial Board, Media, Culture, & Society

2015–present               Editorial Board, Critical Studies in Media Communication

2015–present               Reviewer Board, Game Studies

2016                            Co-editor (with K. Sender), “Queer Technologies,” Special Issue of

Critical Studies in Media Communication, Volume 33, issue 1

2015–2018                  Editorial Board, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media

2013–2017                  Discussant Board, FirstPersonScholar



Conferences and Professional Organizations

2018-present               Host Committee Lead and Program Chair for Association of Internet Researcher 2021 virtual conference and 2023 Philadelphia conference

2017-2021                   International Communication Association Division and Interest Group                                           Standing Committee

2016-present               Diversity Working Group, Digital Game Researcher Association

2020                            Program Committee, Digital Games Researcher Association Conference,                                       Tampere, Finland

2018                            Program Committee, Digital Games Researcher Association Conference,                                       Turin, Italy

2017                            Program Committee, Digital Games Researcher Association Conference,                                       Melbourne, Australia

2017                            Co-organizer Digital Games Researcher Association Diversity Workshop

2016–2017                  Conference Theme Co-Chair and Conference Organizer, International                                            Communication Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

2016                            Program Committee, Digital Games Researcher Association /Foundations                                                  of Digital Games Joint Conference, Dundee, Scotland

2015–2016                  Task Force on Divisions and Interest Groups, International

Communication Association

2015                            Conference Organizer, Stuart Hall and the Future of Cultural Studies ICA

Preconference, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2013–2014                  Task Force on the Future of the Conference, International Communication


2014                            Program Committee, Meaningful Play Conference, Michigan State


2014                            Conference Organizer, Technologies of Sex and Gender Unconference,

ICA Preconference, Seattle, WA

2012–2015                  Conference Organizer, International Communication Association Annual

Conference: Phoenix, AZ; London, UK; Seattle, WA; San Juan,      Puerto Rico.

2011–2015                  Co-Chair for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Interest Group in

the International Communication Association, International Communication Association

Review work:

Since 2012 I have conducted three tenure reviews, seven book manuscript reviews (beyond those in my role as a series editor for NYU Press), over 80 journal articles reviews (beyond those in my role as associate editor for the Journal of Communication), as well as a number of regular conference and grant/funding agency reviews. Below is a list of venues I have reviewed for on multiple occasions, but as such is not a full list of places I have agreed to review for.

Book proposal/manuscript reviews: MIT Press; University of Minnesota Press

Journals: Ada: a journal of gender, new media, and technology; Communication, Culture and CritiqueCritical Studies in Media Communication; Feminist Media Studies; Games and Culture; Game Studies; International Journal of Cultural Studies; Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media; Journal of Communication; Journal of Computer Mediated Communication; Journalism; New Media and Society; Media Sociology; Social Media and Society; Television and New Media 

Conferences: Association for Internet Researchers; Digital Games Researcher Association; International Communication Association.

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