About

Nina B. Huntemann is an associate professor at Suffolk University in the Department of Communication and Journalism and co-director of Women in Games Boston. Her research focuses on the intersections of gender, culture and technology, applying feminist theory and cultural production perspectives to the industrial and social practices of digital gaming. She has written and spoken about videogames and militarism, the representation of femininity and masculinity in games, and gendered labor in videogame hardware production and promotion. She has co-edited two books: Gaming Globally: Production, Play and Place (Palgrave, 2013) and Joystick Soldiers: The Politics of Play in Military Video Games (Routledge, 2010). She is associate producer of the educational video Joystick Warriors: Video Game Violence and the Culture of Militarism (2013) and produced and directed the educational video, Game Over: Gender, Race and Violence in Video Games (2000), both distributed by the Media Education Foundation.