Sara M. Grimes is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information, and a College Fellow of the University of St. Michael’s College, both at the University of Toronto. Her research is centered in the areas of children’s digital media culture(s), play studies, and critical theories of technology, with a special focus on digital games. Her published work has appeared in journals such as New Media & Society, The Information Society, Science Technology & Human Values, Games and Culture, and Cultural Studies, as well as in chapters of edited volumes and in various magazines and blogs. She has presented her research at numerous national and international conferences, workshops and festivals. Dr. Grimes is Principal Investigator on the Kids DIY Media Partnership, a cross-sector collaboration aimed at bringing together academics, children’s media and technology developers, child advocates and not-for-profit groups, educators and other experts from both Canada and the US, to research and discuss emerging issues relating to children’s DIY media production. The partnership aims to identify key trends, address regulatory gaps, and promote best practices for supporting children’s participation in online media making and sharing. Dr. Grimes is currently completing a book examining the hidden politics and economic processes underlying children’s online games since the early 2000s, to be published with University of Toronto Press.