Alexandra Nordström is a doctoral researcher in the School, Education, Society, and Culture Doctoral Programme at the University of Helsinki. She holds a Master of Social Sciences with a focus on educational sociology. Her research themes include young children’s emotion and affect, interaction, participation, educational theories, multiliteracies pedagogy, and qualitative research. She is a member of the Playful Learning Center and the Learning, Culture and Interventions expert group in the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki. Alexandra also teaches in the bachelor and master programmes at the Faculty of Educational Sciences. She is currently the JURE coordinator of EARLI SIG 25 - Educational Theory.