About Us

Learn about our program and our team, our core values, and the recognition we’ve received for our work.

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Our Program

As part of the Cooperative Extension Service, we develop research-based educational tools and media. 

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Core Values

We strive to create inclusive and accessible high-quality educational media that represents diverse individuals and caters to a wide user base.

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Our Team

Our talented team contributes in diverse ways to shape and elevate our program.

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Talks and showcases delivered by our team members at conferences and educational settings.

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In the Press

Recognition and coverage of our work.

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Awards & Publications

Explore our research publications and product awards.

Our Location

The Learning Games Lab is located in Room 173, Gerald Thomas Hall, on the southwest side of the building. Gerald Thomas Hall is located on the corner of College Drive and Knox Street. Enter Gerald Thomas Hall through the double doors near the giant satellite. Inside, go through the first set of double doors on your right. The Games Lab will be the first door on the left in the hallway. If using a navigation app, enter the location 'Gerald Thomas Hall.' 

Contact Us

Innovative Media Research and Extension is led by Dr. Barbara Chamberlin (department head). For front desk inquiries, contact Patricia Clark (admin assistant).

Administrative Assistant
Patricia Clark

Department Head, Professor, and Extension Specialist
Barbara Chamberlin, PhD

Visitor Parking Information

For more information, see Visitor Parking. Here's how to get an e-Permit for visitors.

Location of Gerald Thomas building on NMSU campus