University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Bonnie Ruberg is a postdoctoral scholar in the Interactive Media and Games Division at the University of Southern California and an incoming Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Games in the department of Informatics at UC Irvine. She received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in New Media and Gender & Women's Studies. Bonnie researches, teaches, and organizes community events around issues of gender and sexuality in video games. She is the co-founder and lead organizer of the annual Queerness and Games Conference and the co-editor of the forthcoming book Queer Game Studies. From 2005 - 2010, Bonnie worked as a games journalist for publications like The Village Voice, Forbes, The Economist, Wired, Gamasutra, and Joystiq.