Ashley Hennefer is the founder of Tribe and a passionate advocate for open access research. She's pursuing her PhD at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research is on community literacy, video games, hackerspaces and cyberactivism. Previously, she was the the special projects editor at the Reno News and Review and the former editor of Wildflower Magazine. She's an avid fan of fantasy and science fiction, and collects pocket knives and awesome boots.