is Full Professor of New Media and Digital Culture at The Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) at Leiden University. She has been a visiting Senior Research Fellow at The University of Manchester, and has worked as a researcher at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies at the University of Warwick, as well as the media studies departments of Utrecht University and the University of Amsterdam. Her background is in media studies and play studies, which she has always approached from an interdisciplinary angle, including cultural studies, science and technology studies, postcolonial studies, and critical geography. She is co-editor of Playful identities: The ludification of digital media cultures
(Amsterdam University Press 2015), Mapping time
(Manchester University Press 2018; forthcoming) and The Routledge handbook of interdisciplinary research methods
(Routledge 2018; forthcoming). She is an ERC laureate and has been the PI of numerous research projects.