Jaakko Stenros (PhD) is a University Lecturer working at the Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies, Tampere University. He has published nine books and over 50 articles and reports and has taught game studies for a decade. Stenros studies play and games, his research interests include norm-defying play, game jams, queer play, role-playing games, pervasive games, game rules and playfulness. Stenros has also collaborated with artists and designers to create ludic experiences and has curated many exhibitions at the Finnish Museum of Games. He lives in Helsinki, Finland.