Gryffin is a Ph.D student in the Journalism and Mass Communications program at UW-Madison. Before Wisconsin, he studied in New Mexico and developed a love for camping and green chile. In the past two years, Gryffin has overseen courses on introductory communication theory and public speaking. His research focuses on digital cultures and on the social/persuasive functions of humor.
Gryffin’s digital life centers around platforms like YouTube and Reddit, and he is also a big consumer of podcasts. He is passionate about learning digital surveillance practices and protecting user privacy.