About the Author

Joshua W. Rivers

E-Mail: jwrivers@uwm.edu

Joshua W. Rivers is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. A cultural anthropologist, his research interests reside at the nexus of queer theory, institutions, and games as cultural form. Within his work in cultural anthropology, he is committed to utilizing syntheses of queer theory and anthropological methodologies so as to better inform current understandings of ethics, institutions, and community. He has conducted research related to queer embodiment and queer critique in drag scenes across the Netherlands, as well as in the virtual world of Final Fantasy XIV.

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