Paul Booth is an associate professor in media and cinema studies at DePaul University. He is the author of Crossing Fandoms (Palgrave, 2016), Digital Fandom 2.0 (Peter Lang, 2016), Playing Fans (University of Iowa Press, 2015), Game Play (Bloomsbury, 2015), Time on TV (Peter Lang, 2012) and Digital Fandom (Peter Lang, 2010). He has edited Companion to Media Fandom and Fan Studies (Wiley, 2018), Seeing Fans (Bloomsbury, 2016, with Lucy Bennett), Controversies in Digital Ethics (Bloomsbury, 2016, with Amber Davisson), and Fan Phenomena: Doctor Who (Intellect, 2013). He has published numerous articles on fans, social media, and technology. His research interests include fandom, new technologies and media, popular culture, and cult media. He is currently enjoying a cup of coffee.