ben-headshotBenjamin Lauren is an Assistant Professor of Experience Architecture (XA) in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University, where he teaches Professional WritingExperience Architecture, and Rhetoric and Writing. He is also an Assistant Director of the MA in Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing and a HUB for Innovation and Learning in Technology Fellow. His research has recently investigated how people learn to communicate and participate in today’s increasingly complex and expansive organizational networks. More recently, his work has focused on cultural entrepreneurship and sonic rhetorics.