Constance Steinkuehler Squire is a senior policy analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She is currently on temporary leave from the University of Wisconsin–Madison where she is an assistant professor in the Games+Learning+Society (GLS) group in the Curriculum and Instruction Department. Her research is on cognition, learning, and literacy in massively multiplayer online games and other online game communities spaces. Current interests include collective problem solving, digital and print literacy, informal scientific reasoning, and pop cosmopolitanism. Her work has been funded by the MacArthur Foundation and the National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation. Squire recently helped author the National Academies of Science report entitled “Learning Science: Computer Games, Simulations, and Education” and is editor of the upcoming book entitled Games, Learning, and Society: Learning and Meaning in the Digital Age.