Dr. Nigel Haarstad
Dr. Nigel Haarstad is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Digital Studies, teaching remotely for the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He has spent the last decade studying the ways social media is changing our communication patterns, working as a Computational Disinformation Analyst tracking coordinated campaigns, designing messaging for emergency alerts, and studying the impact of "new media" on our perceptions of risk. On the weekends, you'll find Nigel out on the prairie taking photos of wildlife, biking, or anything else not involving a screen.
Information in the Digital Age
Wednesdays: January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22 - 7:30-9 pm CST
Meeting ID: 828 6313 3064