Nicole Constable is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pitttsburgh, USA. She is the author of Romance on a Global Stage: Pen Pals, Virtual Ethnography, and "Mail Order" Marriages and of Maid to Order in Hong Kong.
Andrea Doucet is professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthoropology, Carleton Univiersity, Ottawa, Canada. She is the author of Do Men Mother? Fatherhood, Care, and Domestic Responsibility, and has published on feminist epistemologies, the notion of 'voice' in data analysis, and on reflexivity and methods in qualitative data analysis.
Marianne Franklin is Senior Lecturer in Social and Political Theory at the University for Humanistics in Utrecht, the Netherlands and is the author of Postcolonial Politics, the Internet and Everyday Life and editor of Resounding International Relations: On Music, Culture and Politics.
Christine Hine is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at University of Surrey, UK. She is the author of Virtual Ethnography and editor of Virtual Methods: Issues in Social Research on the Internet.
Casper Bruun Jensen is Assistant Professor at the Department of Organization and Industrial Sociology at the Copenhagen Business School in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He has recently published a paper entitled: 'A nonhumanist Disposition: On Performativity, Practical Ontology, and Intervention' in Configuration and 'Qualitative Research as partial connection: bypassing the power-knowledge nexus' (with Peter Lauritsen) in Qualitative Research.
Yu-Wei Lin, Taiwanese, PhD (York), is research associate at the UK ESRC National Centre for e-Social Science at the University of Manchester. She has published on socio-technical dynamics in free/libre open source software (FLOSS) innovation and cross-boundary collaboration in virtual communities. For more information please visit http://www.ylin.org.
Bruce Mason is ESRC Research Associate at the Cardiff School of Social Sciences, where he has been exploring hypermedia ethnography and methodological issues in qualitative data sharing and archiving. He is the author of Qualitative Research and Hypermedia: Ethnography in the Digital Age (with Bella Dicks, Amanda Coffey and Paul Atkinson).
Natasha Mauthner is senior lecturer in Management at the University of Aberdeen Business School, Aberdeen, UK. She is the author of Darkest Days of My Life: Stories of Postpartum Depression and has written on theoretical, ethical and methodological issues around archiving and re-use of qualitative data, as well as on feminist research strategies and epistemology.
TL Taylor is associate professor at the Center of Computer Games Research at the IT University of Copenhagen. She is the author of Play Between Worlds: Exploring Online Game Culture, and has published on design, participation and pleasure in online gaming.
Peter van der Veer is University Professor at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, and author of Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity in India and Britain and editor of Media, War and Terrorism: Responses from the Middle East and Asia (with Shoma Munshi).