Samuel Tobin

Communications Media School of Arts and Sciences
Samuel Tobin
978.665.3046 Office: Conlon 326
Office Hours
FALL 2024

Professor Sam Tobin is on sabbatical for the Fall 2024 semester.
If you need assistance in his absence, please reach out to Jeff Warmouth at or Karen Valeri at
Questions? Visit the Communications Media Department office in Conlon Hall CNIC 237.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Communication and Media Studies (COMM 1105)
Elements of Game Design (GAME 2000)
History of Interactive Media (COMM 2003)
Game Studies Seminar (GAME 4000)
Game Studio (GAME 4100)


Ph.D., The New School for Social Research (Sociology)
M.A., The New School for General Studies (Media Studies)
B.A., Hampshire College (Cultural and Media Studies)


Everyday life

The legacies of the video arcade
The history and cultures of miniature war gaming