Gregory Donovan / Environmental Psychology

Graduate Student Researcher
June 2006 – 2007

Gregory Donovan

Gregory Donovan is a Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Psychology and a Certificate candidate in Interactive Technology & Pedagogy at The City University of New York Graduate Center as well as a fellow at the Stanton/Heiskell Telecommunications Policy Center. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Marymount Manhattan College in psychology with a minor and professional certification in industrial/organizational psychology. Raised on the South Shore of Massachusetts and presently located in New York City’s Lower East Side, his writing and research interests concern human-environment interactions, virtual space/place, new media in educational environments and the privatization & governance of public space. In collaboration with Professor Joan Greenbaum, Greagory is currently leading a project titled Breakdowns and Breakthroughs: Why Reflection in Research is Useful, a participatory research project that engages the New Media Lab community as participants in the process of understanding how ideas bud, build, bewilder and change by using an online blog for journal writing.