Tuija VIRTANEN(-ULFHIELM) is Professor of English Linguistics at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. Her research interests lie in the fields of text and discourse linguistics, and pragmatics, encompassing studies of text/discourse strategies, text/discourse types and genre dynamics, the interface between grammar and text, corpus studies of textual phenomena, and the pragmatics of computer-mediated communication. She was co-editor of and contributor to Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication (de Gruyter Mouton 2013) and guest editor for a special issue on Adaptability in New Media (Journal of Pragmatics 2017). She serves as a member of the IPrA (International Pragmatics Association) Consultation Board, as well as of the editorial board of Language@Internet, and is an affiliate of the Center for Computer-Mediated Communication Research, Indiana University at Bloomington. She is a visiting fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK.