About Me


Christine Greenhow
College of Education
Michigan State University
Office: 509B Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Email: greenhow@msu.edu
Twitter: @chrisgreenhow


Dr. Christine Greenhow is a Professor of Educational Psychology and Educational Technology in the College of Education at Michigan State University Her research focuses on learning and teaching with/in social media spaces, the design of social media learning environments, such as open source social networking applications, and new forms of scholarship with social media. Formerly, she was an assistant professor in the College of Education and the School of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She completed postdoctoral work at the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Advanced Studies and College of Education where she won the university’s Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award for extraordinary scholarly achievement. From 2009-2010, she was a visiting fellow in the Information & Society Project at Yale UniversityHer book, Social Media & Education: Toward a Digital Future, with collaborators (Julia Sonnevend and Colin Augur) published by the MIT Press presents interdisciplinary perspectives on the future of education in the age of social media. Christine earned her doctorate from Harvard University where she was a Larson Fellow. Her work has been featured in local, national and international news media. She has been active in national educational reform and policy efforts and is the co-founder of an award-winning educational non-profit.