University of California, Riverside

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Robin Russin

Robin Russin

Associate Professor

Department of Theatre
INTS 2106
(951) 827-2707

Research Areas

  • Screenwriting


  • B.A. Harvard College
  • B.A., M.A., Oxford University
  • M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
  • M.F.A., UC Los Angeles


Professor Russin’s credits include On Deadly Ground, Abracadabra and Shark in a Bottle, The Prosecutors for the Discovery Channel, Vital Signs for ABC, and America's Most Wanted and Alcatraz: The Escape for Fox.  In addition, Robin has written and directed for the stage; his plays have been produced at the Harman Avenue Theatre in Los Angeles and the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica.


Robin has also written articles and reviews for various national publications, and coauthored a book on screenwriting entitled Screenplay: Writing the Picture and a book on playwriting entitled Naked Playwriting.


More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Theatre
ARTS 121

Tel: (951) 827-4602
Fax: (951) 827-1255