Robert L. Russell, Ph.D., National Center for Interactive Learning

Robert Russell

Robert L. Russell, Ph.D., has devoted his career to directing organizations and projects that bring science and health education to children, families, and the general public. He was Program Director, Informal Science Education at the National Science Foundation, director of children’s and science museums, and serves as education consultant to organizations such as the Hispanic College Fund, EarthSky/CieloTierra radio, ASPIRA Soundprint Media, the Pacific Science Center, and many others. Russell has developed a national Latino family science outreach project, Celebra la Ciencia and a Spanish-language science and health news service, PulsoGlobalNews (formerly ConCienciaNews). He currently serves as Senior Education Associate, National Center for Interactive Learning/Space Science Institute, and Director, Informal Learning Solutions, an informal education consulting business. In addition to consulting on a variety of museum and media projects, Russell’s current endeavors include publishing the weekly La PáginaFamiliar in El Pregonero and other newspapers and developing MiCiencia.org, a science and health careers support website for Latino students.