Mary E. Hopper, Ph.D. is the Founder and President of Digital Den, an independent media lab that promotes, supports and creates immersive digital experiences. She also sponsors an ongoing initiative to found a New Computer Museum through her role at Digital Den. In addition, Dr. Hopper maintains Cosma, a catalog of the best traditional and 3D content available on the Web. Her former academic affiliations include Lecturer in the Interactive Media program at Northeastern University, Assistant Professor of Technology in Education at Lesley University, and Postdoctoral Associate at MIT where she was Managing Editor of Media in Transition, the flagship project of the MIT Comparative Media Studies program. Dr. Hopper has a Ph.D. in Educational Computing and Instructional Design, M.S. in Educational Psychology with specializations in Evaluation and Measurement, and a B.A. in English and Education from Purdue University. She also completed coursework in Cataloging, Reference, Digital Libraries and Archives at Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science.