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About Renee Hobbs

Renee Hobbs offers workshops, speeches & consulting services to help bring digital and media literacy to schools, colleges, libraries & communities.

She is an expert in digital and media literacy education. She has authored 8 books and more than 150 scholarly and professional publications. She has created award-winning interactive multimedia and offered professional development programs on 4 continents.


Her research, teaching, and advocacy have influenced a generation of scholars and educators who aim to help people in the United States and around the world develop competencies in using, critically analyzing and creating media in a wide variety of forms. 

As Professor of Communication Studies at the Harrington School of Communication & Media at the University of Rhode Island, Renee Hobbs is Founder and Director of the Media Education Lab and co-directs the URI Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy, a 12-credit graduate program that engages K-12 and college faculty, librarians and media professionals in robust face-to-face and online learning. She is the Founding Co-Editor of the Journal of Media Literacy Education. 


Speeches, Keynotes, Workshops & Consulting


Contact Renee Hobbs to come to your community. She offers a range of programs for K-12 educators, school leaders, college faculty, and librarians. 

Contact her at hobbs@uri.edu for more information about scheduling, fees and more. 


hobbs@uri.edu  |  (978) 201 9799