Whether we're focused on human-centered research, media research, games for entertainment and learning or documentary filmmaking – our faculty and students strive to make a difference and empower individuals.
Growing up in Bangladesh, Media and Information student Noushin Mahmood often saw girls being oppressed and discouraged when trying to pursue higher education and careers in STEM fields. This observation soon became a lifelong passion, inspiring her to conduct research on ways to combat the issue.Read more
We have dedicated labs researching learning games, social science and technology, as well as a center focused on political and social issues related to media, communication and information policy.
Amol Pavangadkar is the director of sandbox engagement and a senior producer with the Department of Media and Information. He has produced and directed more than 50 media projects, working with a range of international collaborators and federal and state agencies.
Rabindra (“Robby”) Ratan is an Assistant Professor and AT&T Scholar at Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the College of Education’s program in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology.