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December 4, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Student Center Hilberry D | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Faculty, Staff

Social media has been a taboo topic for some academics and boon for others. Learn the benefits of social media engagement from an experienced panel of faculty who are active on social media (specifically Twitter and LinkedIn). Topics to be discussed include the use of social media to promote research, creative, and scholarly work, stay engaged with scholarly communities, and to educateothers. Come for all or part of this session.

By attending this session, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the benefits of academic social media engagement.
  2. Identify strategies to manage challenges or pitfalls as a social media-engaged academic.
  3. Identify a plan for the type of your social media engagement based on your comfort and preferences.
  4. Engage in strategies to increase the frequency or enhance the quality of your academic social media postings.
Panelists include:
  • Susan Davis, Professor - Clinical, Pharmacy Practice
  • Jennifer Hart, Associate Professor, History
  • Kevin Ketels, Lecturer, Marketing & Supply Chain Management
  • Rahul Mitra, Associate Professor, Communication
  • Kidada Williams, Associate Professor, History

If capacity limit has been reached, please contact Jake Wilson ( to be placed on a waiting list.

For more information about this event, please contact Jake Wilson at 313-577-2256 or