About Me


Christine Greenhow
Associate Professor
College of Education
Michigan State University
Office: 513C Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Email: greenhow@msu.edu
Twitter: @chrisgreenhow


Dr. Christine Greenhow is an Associate Professor in the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology program in the College of Education at Michigan State University Her research focuses on learning and teaching with and in social media spaces, the design of social media learning environments, such as open source social networking applications, from learning technologies, new literacy studies, and learning sciences perspectives and with the goal of improving theory, practice and policy. 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 University, and recently published a book Social Media & Education: Toward a Digital Future with collaborators (Julia Sonnevend and Colin Augur). 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.