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Robyn Ilten-Gee

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Robyn Ilten-Gee is an Assistant Professor of Education at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. She 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 language. 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 have moral, social and civic goals, and c) children's moral reasoning and development as it pertains to processing personal traumas or violence.  

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. 

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