Robin Howard

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Director of Syracuse University Los Angeles Semester Program

Robin Forman Howard is the director of Syracuse University’s Los Angeles Academic Semester Program, a career oriented program that gives students the opportunity to live, learn and work in Los Angeles. She joins the University after a 25 year career in the entertainment industry where she worked in almost every field of feature film and television production. Beginning her entertainment career in post-production, Robin produced feature films and television movies, served as Executive Vice-President for Sydney Pollack’s Mirage Productions, and then Mark Rosenberg & Paula Weinstein’s Spring Creek Productions, culminating her entertainment career as President of Spring Creek Television.

Robin has been a faculty member of the Syracuse University Los Angeles Semester since its inception in 2009. She became the Director of the program in July 2013. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Robin received her bachelor’s degree in Television/Radio from Brooklyn College and a master’s degree from Syracuse University where she attended the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on a teaching fellowship. Robin is a member of the Producers Guild of America, The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and The Paley Center for Media.