Jennifer Jenson

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Jennifer Jenson
Occupation: Professor of Pedagogy and Technology
Affiliations: DiGRA,Institute for Research on Learning Technologies

Jennifer Jenson is the director of the Institute for Research on Learning Technologies at York University. She is also the designer of the game, Contagion. [1]

Pre-Gamergate Controversies

Jennifer Jenson was the post-graduate academic advisor to both Anita Sarkeesian and Stephanie Fisher.

Canadian Game Studies Association

  • Jennifer Jenson - President
  • Stephanie Fisher - Secretary-Treasurer


Loading is a journal mainly about gaming. It is published by Simon Fraser University, the latter's editorial team includes:

  • Jennifer Jenson

Role in Gamergate

Jennifer Jenson has written lots of articles, the following has been published by DiGRA.

  • Her Own Boss: Gender and the Pursuit of Incompetent Play

Together with Suzanne de Castell.

  • Girls and Gaming: Gender Research, "Progress," and the Death of Interpretation

Together with Suzanne de Castell.

  • Gender in Play: Mapping a Girls' Gaming Club and Digital Games for Education: When Meanings Play

Together with Suzanne de Castell and Nicholas Taylor.

  • The Gigue is up: High Culture Gets Up

Together with Suzanne de Castell, Nicholas Taylor, Milena Droumeva, and Stephanie Fisher.

Notable Works

Policy Unplugged

Along with Richard Smith, Jennifer Jenson wrote the book, Policy Unplugged, a review of the problems implementing computer-aided teaching in Canadian elementary and secondary schools.


Jennifer Jenson wrote an article for IP Osgoode, called Women@Play. [2]


Jenson, Parker, Fisher, Castell, Bojin are contributors to DiGRA.

See Also


Anita Sarkeesian


  1. Jennifer Jenson (Quinnspiracy Wikia) - [1]
  2. Women@Play (OS IP) -[2]