Social Media

Experts in social media track trends in the fastest developing news, sharing, and information segment in journalism and hyperlocal communications.

Andrew DeVigal, School of Journalism and Communication

Andrew DeVigal is an expert in social media, specifically consumer behavior, trends, and civic engagement. He is especially interested in the use of social media to inform and move people to action on social issues.

Seth Lewis, School of Journalism and Communication

Seth Lewis is an expert in social media, media innovation, emerging technologies, technology and society and digital culture. At the University of Oregon, he is the Shirley Papé Chair in Emerging Media. A former journalist turned Ph.D., Seth’s research explores the digital transformation of journalism. He can also speak about robot journalism and journalism in an era of big data.

Kelli Matthews, Public Relations Program

Kelli Matthews is an expert in social media use among teens and young adults, and trains individuals and organizations on the art of social media. Among her many university and community endeavors, she trains incoming athletes how to build a brand and effectively represent themselves and the University of Oregon through social media.

C.J. Pascoe

C.J. Pascoe, Department of Sociology

C.J. Pascoe is an expert on sexuality, gender, masculinity, transgender issues, and body image, especially related to youth. C.J. also studies the use of social media by LGBT and straight youth to police gender roles and body image.

Damian Radcliffe, School of Journalism and Communication

Damian Radcliffe is an expert in news media trends, social media, community journalism, hyperlocal journalism, and media policy. As an experienced digital analyst, consultant, journalist, and researcher, he can speak to the media landscape in the U.K., U.S., and Qatar.