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Friday, April 5 • 9:15am - 10:35am
Friday - Politics, Social Media and the Emerging Urban System

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Moderator: Robert Warren (University of Delaware)

  • Social Media and Governance in China: Evolving Dimensions of Transparency, Participation, and Accountability
    Robert Warren (University of Delaware), Yingying Zeng
  • Social Media and Leaderless Social Movement Organizations:  Emerging Issues for Urban Studies
    John McNutt (University of Delaware), Katherine Boland (Rowan University)
  • Internet Banging: Trends in Social Media and Gang Violence, Masculinity and Hip Hop
    Desmond Patton (University of Michigan), Robert Eschmann (University of Chicago), Dirk Butler (U.S Department of Health and Human Services)

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Robert Eschmann

Doctoral Student, University of Chicago
Robert D. Eschmann is a fourth year doctoral student studying urban education reform, the geography of poverty, and adolescent experiences with violence, prejudice, and discrimination. He is currently working on several research projects. The first draws from a sample of high achieving... Read More →

John McNutt

University of Delaware

Robert Warren

University of Delaware

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Desmond Patton

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

Dirk Butler

U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Katherine Boland

Rowan University


Robert Warren

University of Delaware

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am PDT
Vanderbilt Room