Bethan Jones is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Huddersfield. Her thesis examines cult television, fandom, nostalgia and the X-Files and Twin Peaks revivals. Bethan has published extensively on fandom, gender and new media, with her work appearing in the journals Sexualities, Transformative Works and Cultures, and New Media & Society, and edited collections for Bloomsbury, Routledge and Palgrave. She co-edited the collection Crowdfunding the Future: Media Industries, Ethics, and Digital Society (Peter Lang 2015). Bethan is a board member of the Fan Studies Network and a principal researcher on the World Star Wars Project.