Joleen Blom, Ph.D.

Tampere University, Finland — Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Areas

  • Games and Play
  • Popular Culture

Ongoing Projects

Mediated Intimacy

Highlighted publications


Dr. Joleen Blom is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies and at the Game Research Lab at Tampere University. Her research interests include transmedia storytelling, Japanese games and culture, characters, and para-social relationships and intimacy through technology and media.