Ryan Dodge

Ryan Dodge getting ready to host a Google+ Hangout on air

Ryan Dodge

Social Media Coordinator

Area: Communication

Interests: History, Mobile, Social Media and new in-gallery experiences

Exhibitions & Galleries: Dinosaurs, European, Roman


As the Royal Ontario Museum's (ROM) Social Media Coordinator, Ryan's role is integral to building communities and the ROM brand. Ryan performs an advocacy role for the ROM in social media spaces and guidance to internal staff while encouraging dialogue and monitoring public perception of the ROM through social media presence. Previous to this role, Ryan worked in the Library & Archives for three years and between 2006-09 Ryan supervised the large and diverse Visitor Services team at the ROM. Ryan holds an advanced BA in History from Dalhousie University and an MA in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University.

Active in the museum community, Ryan volunteers his time with the Canadian Museums Association's Young Canada Works Project, sits on the board of ICOM Canada and is a co-chair on the Museum Computer Network's new social media special interest group. You can get in touch with Ryan below or on Twitter: @wrdodger 

Check the video carousel below for recent presentations on mobile and social media.

Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) Mobile Bootcamp, pre-conference workshop at the 2012 Canadian Museums Association’s (CMA) Annual Conference:

Mobile Interpretation in Museums presentation:

Interview with Nancy Proctor:


Authored by: Ryan Dodge

Authored by: Ryan Dodge