A Maryland native, Robert has enjoyed a varied and successful career in media and film production. While living in Washington, DC, Robert worked as both writer and director of photography for entities like the Department of Defense, The Library of Congress and National Geographic Television. He relocated to Los Angeles in the late 1990s and worked as a story editor for film studios and producers. Robert returned to Maryland in 2011.
For the past 10 years, Robert has served as both faculty and staff at UMBC. He has taught courses in the Visual Arts Department including media writing, film history and history of animation, while maintaining a freelance career as an award-winning writer. Robert also held a staff position as an advisor in The Office for Academic and Pre-Professional Advising, where he advised students and produced content for the office’s social media campaigns. Robert is now an academic advisor for UMBC’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences where specializes in the Department of Economics. He holds his B.A. in Visual Arts; Film-Video as a proud alumnus of UMBC.