Robin Andersen teaches communication and media studies at Fordham University and is the author of 9 books, 3 single authored. A Century of Media, A Century of War won the Alpha Sigma Nu Book Prize. She co-edited Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action, and is a series editor of the Routledge Focus Book Series on Media and Humanitarian Action. Her book, with Adrian Bergmann, Media, Central American Refugees and the U.S. Border Crisis: Security Discourses, Immigrant Demonization and the Perpetuation of Violence, was published in 2019.

The paperback edition of, HBO’s Treme and the Stories of the Storm: From New Orleans as Disaster Myth to Groundbreaking Television, has just been release. She also writes media criticism for Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, and various other publications, and can be seen on a number of educational videotapes. She is a Project Censored Judge, and her article about Russia-gate was recognized as a Top Ten Project Censored Story for 2018. She is active on social media with a blog Traveling Wild, and on Twitter @TravelRobin and @MediaPhiled Facebook and Instagram.
PhD Universiity of California, Irvine 1986
Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude, UC San Diego
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
She helps design strategic communication practices and messaging for environmental and humanitarian issues, working with students to promote new visions of the earth and the communities at risk from conflict and environmental crises.
Personal Interests
When she is not writing books, she is exploring the world through travel, seeking out folk art, culture food, and natural settings from around the world. She brings these multicultural experiences back to her classroom, and helps students open their minds and hearts to other peoples and communities from around the world that are different from their own.