Michele Knobel is a Professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary and Literacy Education at Montclair State University, USA. Her research focusses on people’s everyday literacy practices, especially in relation to digital technologies.  Her recent books, in collaboration with Colin Lankshear, include Researching New Literacies (2017), A New Literacies Reader (2013), Literacies: Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives (2011), and New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning (2011). She also has co-edited, with Judy Kalman, New Literacies and Teacher Learning (2016).