Bo Ruberg Promoted to Associate Professor

22 Nov, 2021

Bo Ruberg Promoted to Associate Professor

BCNM alum Bo Ruberg has been promoted to associate professor in the Department of Film & Media Studies at UC Irvine. They are also an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Informatics at UC Irvine, the incoming co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, and the co-founder of the annual Queerness and Games Conference.

From Professor Ruberg's website biography:

Dr. Ruberg’s research explores gender and sexuality in digital media and digital cultures with a focus on queerness and video games. They are the author of three monographs: Sex Dolls at Sea: Imagined Histories of Sexual Technologies (MIT Press, 2022); The Queer Games Avant-Garde: How LGBTQ Game Makers Are Reimagining the Medium of Video Games (Duke University Press, 2020); and Video Games Have Always Been Queer (New York University Press, 2019). They are also the co-editor of two edited volumes–Live Streaming Culture (MIT Press, 2023) and Queer Game Studies (University of Minnesota Press, 2017)–as well as multiple special issues of peer-reviewed journals.

Congratulations Professor Ruberg!