Substance Abuse Prevention Program
UO Academic Extension

Andrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson specializes in prevention and youth development. Through speaking, writing, and creative work, he blends design and empathic research to create high-resonance experiences for clients. He uses methods such as unfocus groups, cocktail parties, observations, photography, video, surveys, and interviews to figure out what truly makes people tick, then provides clients with new directions for growth and innovation.

Robinson completed graduate school at the UO. He founded a nonprofit that reached more than 50,000 youth each year. In 2005 he started an independent research consulting group. His book, The Teen Age, helps people better understand and connect with adolescents. His e-book, Own it, introduces a simple ways we can better engage others at a deeper, more personal level.