Kristiina Kumpulainen is Professor of Education at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, and holds an adjunct professorship at the University of Turku. Her research focuses on examining tool-mediated learning and communication in various settings, including early childhood centers, schools, museums and teacher education settings. She has also addressed methodological questions in the analysis of social interaction in collaborative and creative learning in online and offline spaces. Her current research centers on learning across contexts, technology-mediated creative learning, learner agency and identity, resilience, as well as visual participatory research. She is a founding member and research director of the Playful Learning Center.