Experts: Social Media

Vanessa Paz Dennen

Professor of Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies

Dennen researches online learning, online communities, knowledge networks and social media use in K-12 education. Within these areas, she focuses on issues such as learning activity design, identity, privacy, and ethical technology use.

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Pamela Keel

Distinguished Research Professor

Keel is an expert on eating disorders and is currently working on the factors that distinguish people with purging disorder from the more commonly known bulimia or anorexia nervosa.

Keel has also examined the link between social media and eating disorders. In 2019, she received the Leadership Award in Research from the Academy of Eating Disorders at the 2019 International Conference on Eating Disorders. The award recognizes research that has produced new insights about eating disorders and advanced the field of study.

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Ebrahim Randeree

Associate Dean

Randeree is an associate dean in the College of Communication and Information. His research interests include emerging technology and diffusion, K-12 pathways, STEM pathways, strategy, social media, health informatics and knowledge management.

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Bret Staudt Willet

Assistant Professor of Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies

Staudt Willet is an expert on networked learning in online communities. In particular, he studies how social media platforms both benefit and complicate professional transitions, such as new teachers’ induction from preparation programs into professional practice.

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