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Robyn Gee has a Ph.D. in Human Development and Education from the University of California, Berkeley. Robyn graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature and a minor in Italian. She spent two years teaching middle school English in San Francisco, CA, and then worked for four years as a reporter / journalism instructor for YR Media (formerly Youth Radio) in Oakland, CA covering education.
Her current research interests include a) combining domain-based moral education approaches with multimedia / multimodal, critical pedagogy strategies, b) children's media (books, computer games, apps) that has moral, social and civic goals, and c) children's moral reasoning and development as it pertains to processing personal traumas or violence. She is currently focusing on how young artists' multimodal compositions demonstrate complex moral reasoning about moral and social conflicts.
She received the Randi Engle Innovation award in 2016 to pursue research on kids' moral discourse while they play the online game Quandary. She has been awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for her work as an assistant instructor in Professor Jabari Mahiri's Urban Education course at UC Berkeley. She also received the Promise Award along with Allegra Midgette, for the best graduate student presentation within the Moral Development Special Interest Group at the AERA 2016 conference. She currently serves as the Editorial Assistant for the journal Human Development.