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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. I am also (temporarily) a Visiting Research Fellow with the NTU Institute for Science and Technology for Humanity in Singapore, working at the WKW School of Communication and Information

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.

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.

Here are my official MSU and Google Scholar pages.

Recent Tweets:

@raratan

- July 6, 2020

Hi Gamers! I'm collaborating with a reporter at WIRED on a study about online gaming in the time of covid-19. If you're 18 + and played online games both before/since covid-19, pls consider taking this 10-min survey. https://t.co/2C104Uzxiv Thanks for your consideration!
h J R
@raratan

- July 3, 2020

@WomenAlso No worries at all! I take it as a complement!!
h J R
@raratan

- July 3, 2020

I've always aspired to be a woman who knows stuff! https://t.co/t8sXGpaKtx
h J R
@raratan

- May 22, 2020

Post- @ICAGames business meeting virtual hangout! We avoided the elephant in the room https://t.co/pPLIPnQgTD
h J R