Zoe Fraade-Blanar is the is a faculty member at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and the Studio 20 program at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.  She is co-founder and Chief Design Officer of the crowdsourced toy company Squishable. She is the co-author of SUPERFANDOM: How Our Obsessions Are Changing What We Buy and Who We Are (W. W. Norton).