Since 2014, Robert J. Beck has served as Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He also serves as Associate Professor in UWM's Department of Political Science. From 2003-2013, he was Chief Information Officer of UWM's College of Letters and Science. From 2000 until July of 2011 he served as Director of Academic Technology at UWM's Center for International Education. From 1998-2000, Dr. Beck directed Tufts University's Center for Teaching Excellence. Before Tufts, he spent nine years in full-time teaching and research at the University of Virginia (Government & Foreign Affairs, 1989-90, 91-98) and the University of Minnesota (Political Science, 1990-91). In 2012, Dr. Beck received the Faculty Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award at UWM. Bob has published extensively on international law and also on technology-enhanced pedagogy.