Dr. Mike Robinson recently shared his pop culture expertise to help explain the appeal that Star Trek continues to have 50 years after the original series debuted. The article appeared in The News & Advance and The Burg this week.
Dr. Robinson explained how Star Trek made points about race, feminism, science, war, and more while using the power of story to keep audiences captivated. He also weighed in on a longstanding Star Trek debate about whether James Kirk or Jean Luc Picard were the better captain.
Dr. Robinson teaches communication studies with an emphasis on pop culture.