Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs is Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Media Education Lab at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island. She is one of the founders of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (USA) and a founding co-editor of the Journal of Media Literacy Education. She co-directs URI's Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy, a blended learning graduate program. Hobbs has authored five books, more than 150 scholarly and professional articles, and developed award-winning multimedia curriculum for elementary and secondary educators, helping them integrate media literacy into the curriculum.