Susanna Paasonen is an Academy of Finland postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Turku and adjunct professor of Media Culture at University of Tampere, Finland. She is specialized in Internet research, feminist theory and studies of popular culture. Her recent publications include Women and Everyday Uses of the Internet: Agency & Identity (ed. with Mia Consalvo, Peter Lang 2002); Jokapäiväinen pornomme (Our Daily Porn: media, sexuality and popular culture, ed. with Kaarina Nikunen & Laura Saarenmaa, Vastapaino 2005) and Figures of Fantasy: Women, Internet and Cyberdiscourse (Peter Lang, forthcoming in 2005).