10/11/17 - "Social Media Strategies for Scholars" Soundings Series with Dr. Terri Towner and Dr. Peter Trumbore

"Social Media Strategies for Scholars" Soundings Series with Dr. Terri Towner and Dr. Peter Trumbore
10/11/2017, 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
October 11
2017/10/11 15:00
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
03:00 PM
04:30 PM

Learn how to effectively market your own research, ideas, and conversations to the broader community! This Soundings Series event will highlight social media strategies for scholars. The event will feature Dr. Terri Towner and Dr. Peter Trumbore, associate professors with OU’s Department of Political Science, who will discuss how best to employ social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and blogs – in academia.

See more information from the OU News. Contact Leanne DeVreugd (ldevreug@oakland.edu) to RSVP or if you have questions. More Soundings Series events to come this Fall and Winter!

About our Soundings Series scholars:

Dr. Terri Towner - She will share her experiences as social media curator for the journal “Politics, Groups, and Identities,” the textbook “American Democracy Now,” the Facebook page for the Political Science Department, as well as her own research marketing experiences. Since joining OU in fall 2007, Dr. Towner has taught a number of courses, including Introduction to American Politics, Research Methods and Statistics, Elections and Voting Behavior, Public Opinion, and Politics and the Internet.In addition to her teaching activities, Towner also serves on several committees at the college and departmental level and is the faculty advisor to OU’s award-winning Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society) chapter.

Dr. Peter Trumbore - In addition to teaching courses on American foreign policy, international terrorism, international conflict and security, and negotiation and conflict resolution, Dr. Trumbore has published two dozen journal articles and book chapters on a wide variety of subjects in international relations. He also writes a blog in international and U.S. politics, Northern Ireland and other issues.


Oakland Center (OC)

Oakland Room

312 Meadow Brook Road

Rochester , MI 48309-4454

Contact Information
Leanne DeVreugd