Rob Williams, Ph.D., teaches new/digital and social media, communications and journalism courses at the University of Vermont and Sacred Heart University. The co-founding president and current board chair of the Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME at, he is the co-editor of the book Media Education for a Digital Generation (2016, Routledge) along with numerous articles and book chapters about media education.  He lectures widely on topics and issues related to digital media literacy education, and consults with a number of organizations, including the College for America, PH International and the U.S. State Department. His latest book is Most Likely To Secede: What the Vermont Independence Movement Can Teach Us About Reclaiming Community and Creating a Human Scale Vision for the 21st Century (Vermont Independence Press, 2013.)