Larissa Babak is the User Engagement Specialist for the Humanities Commons, where she provides user support and enhances community outreach. She has an extensive background in instructional design, digital marketing, social media management, and technical writing, with experience collaborating in arts institutions, non-profits, and business environments. Additionally, she has taught writing courses at Michigan State University, Madonna University, and Henry Ford College. Her academic research interests are educational technology, content strategy, sound studies, writing studies, and the intersections of the humanities within digital spaces.

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Master of Arts in Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Bachelor of Arts in Writing (Minor in Art History)
Frederick Meijer Honors College; Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
Henry Ford II Honors Program; Henry Ford College, Dearborn, MI

Other Publications

Babak, L., & Lauren, B. (2019, May 14). Looking back to “Sound in/as :: Memory and Place” at SSRW 2018. In Textshop Experiments, Vol. 6.

​Babak, L. (2016, January 29). Writing in Motion: Using Kinetic Texts in the Writing Classroom. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/honorsprojects/393/

Blog Posts


A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies

Conference Presentations
Low Barrier Entry for AR/VR


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