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Hi!

I’m Robby. I am a researcher, educator/nutty professor, community member & public speakernerdy rapper, entrepreneur, player of things, and a bunch of other stuff.

Academic Details:

Main Gig:

I am Associate Professor and AT&T Scholar in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences.

Other Affiliations:

I am also affiliate faculty in MSU’s Education Psychology and Education Technology Program and the Department of Psychology as well as a core faculty member for MSU’s Center for Gender in Global Context. I am also affiliated with MSU’s GEL lab and Serious Games program as well as the Meaningful Play conference.

Education:

My PhD is from the Annenberg School for Communication (USC) . I have an MA in Communication and a BA in Science, Technology and Society (with a minor in Creative Writing: Poetry), both from Stanford University.

External Academic Links:

Here is my official MSU site.

Here are my Research Gate and Google Scholar pages.

Recent Tweets:

@raratan

- September 14, 2018

My department (Media & Information) is hiring a new Chairperson! Full job ad here: https://t.co/TLonvFIeOp The d… https://t.co/RplF3NraLP
h J R
@raratan

- August 3, 2018

#cls2018 goodlife music starts at 10pm. So does cover charge. So get here earlier. 🙂
h J R
@raratan

- August 2, 2018

#cls2018 wanna dance tonight? We’re going to Good Life. https://t.co/hjk3T7fwjk Afrobeats start 10pm, but open for food all day.
h J R
@raratan

- August 2, 2018

#CLS2018 Who is up for partying tonight? Dinner and a dance club after the reception? I’ve got a small group assembled. Holler if interested
h J R