James Richardson

Associate Professor and Digital Sensei in New Media Technology

Prof. Richardson is an Associate Professor of New Media Technology at LaGuardia Community College, as well as the former Co-Chair of the Media Arts and Technology Discipline Council, and the former Academic Director of Communication and Media at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS).



Academic Interests

New Media Technology, digital audio and video production, e-commerce strategy, and web design, Internet and Information Architecture, Project Management, open source pedagogy, ePortfolios, gaming, mobile app development, and community-based interactive applications.


1. “Establishing a New Paradigm: The Call to Reform the Tenure and Promotion Standards for Digital Media Faculty”, published in the third edition of the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy.
2. “Motivating at Risk African Americans and Hispanics Through the Study of New Media Technology”, published in the second edition of the Hispanic Educational Technology Services (HETS) Online Journal.


Associate Professor, Humanities – New Media Technology, LaGuardia Community College
Former Academic Director & Associate Professor, Communication and Media, CUNY School of Professional Studies


MPS in Interactive Telecommunications – NYU: Tisch School of the Arts