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Sunday, September 15 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Session 4A : Political & Social Engagement II

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Parallel Sessions (15 min presentation + 5 min Q&A per speaker)

“Selfies and Avatars for Change”, Mona Kasra (University of Texas at Dallas, United States).

“An ethnographic study of the re-conceptualization of opinion leadership via Twitter amongst Egyptian revolutionaries in the post-Jan25 revolution era” Hend Abd Almotagally (Cairo University, Egypt).

“Identifying the opinion leader: Influence, Twitter, and Canadian politics”, Elizabeth Dubois (University of Oxford, United Kingdom) and Devin Gaffney (Little Bird, United States).


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James Cook

Assistant Professor of Social Science, University of Maine at Augusta
B.A. Oberlin College, Sociology, 1993 | Ph.D. University of Arizona, Sociology, 2000 | | My research program is centered around the confluence of social media, identity and legislative politics. Particular research projects include tracking the structure of social media networks in politics, the development of a social network model of the Maine State Legislature, charting the development of distinction in networks with non-corporeal... Read More →

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Hend Abd Almotagally

Lecturer Assistant, Cairo University
Cairo University, Egypt
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Elizabeth Dubois

DPhil (PhD) candidate, Oxford Internet Institute
University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Devin Gaffney

Little Bird, United States
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mona kasra

Doctoral Candidate, University of Texas - Dallas
artist . educator . PhD candidate in Arts & Tech . researching social media around photography, gender, & politics . SIGGRAPH11 Art Gallery Chair

Sunday September 15, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ROWE 1020

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