Jacqueline Vickery earned a PhD in Media Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of North Texas. She conducts qualitative research on teens’ digital media practices as they intersect with issues such as digital equity, identity politics, digital literacy, privacy, informal learning, and school policies. Methodologically her research draws from ethnography, discourse analysis, and feminist media theory. She served as Managing Editor of FlowTV.org for several years and also volunteers with youth media programs in Texas. In addition to presenting at many national and international conferences, her work is published in peer reviewed journals, edited anthologies, online journals, and encyclopedias.