Rob Williams teaches undergraduate courses in Social Media – From Critical Theory to Professional Practice; Rev 2.0 – Censorship, News and Civic Journalism in the Digital Age; Consumers, Markets and Public Policy; Public Communication Media, Community Entrepreneurship, and the CDAE Senior Capstone Communications course, with an emphasis on intersections among new digital/social media platforms, civic engagement, and social marketing. Building ongoing partnerships between UVM student marketing teams, Vermont business and nonprofit organizations in need of digital/social media marketing support is his specialty, as well as connecting CDAE with national and global organizations such as the Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME), Project Censored (PC), and the Global Critical Media Literacy Project (GCMLP). Outside UVM, Rob runs, swims, hikes, skis, snowboards, sings, reads and runs the YakItToMe! mobile BBQ food wagon from May - October.
Research and/or Creative Works
6 music CDs of original work, from 1994 - 2016.
A statewide newspaper.
Media Education for a Digital Generation (Routledge, 2016)
Censored 2014, 2015, 2016
Most Likely To Secede (2012).
Associations and Affiliations
Action Coalition for Media Education; board co-president
Global Critical Media Literacy Project, co-founder
Areas of Expertise and/or Research
communications, media, marketing, global studies, journalism
- Princeton University, A.B. in History, minor in American Studies (1989)
- University of New Mexico (UNM); Albuquerque, NM - Masters in U.S. History
- University of New Mexico (UNM); Albuquerque, NM - Ph.D. in U.S. History
CDAE 195 Social Media – From Critical Theory to Professional Practice
CDAE 195 Rev 2.0 – Censorship, News and Civic Journalism in the Digital Age
CDAE 127 Consumers, Markets and Public Policy
CDAE 124 Public Communication Media
CDAE 166 Introduction to Community Entrepreneurship
CDAE 224 PCOM Capstone