Adriana de Souza e Silva is a Professor at the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Director of the Mobile Gaming Research Lab. Dr. de Souza e Silva’s research focuses on the creative ways people appropriate mobile technologies, including location-based games and mobile media art. In particular, she investigates how mobile and locative interfaces shape urban mobility and people’s interactions with public spaces, primarily in the developing world. She teaches classes on mobile communication, internet studies, and histories of technology. Dr. de Souza e Silva is the co-editor and co-author of several peer-reviewed articles and five books, including The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media Art (2020, with Larissa Hjorth and Klare Lanson), Hybrid Play (2020, with Ragan Glover-Rijkse), Dialogues on Mobile Communication (2016), Mobility and locative media (2014, with Mimi Sheller), Mobile interfaces in public spaces (2012, with Jordan Frith), Net Locality (2011, with Eric Gordon), and Digital Cityscapes (2009, with Daniel M. Sutko). She holds a Ph.D. in Communication and Culture from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.