Open Seminar with Joe Walther

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Joe Walther will be delivering his paper titled “Social Influence and Social Media: A Framework for Web 2.0 Effects” on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:00 in room 0H-38 BelleVUe.

If you would like to join, please fill out this form by May 4th so that lunch can be ordered for you.



Joseph B. Walther is a professor of Communication & Telecommunication, and Information Studies & Media at Michigan State University, and a 2013 Fulbright Scholar in Amsterdam this semester. With a PhD in communication, management, and information systems from the University of Arizona, his research has focused on interpersonal and group interactions using computer-mediated communication in personal relationships, virtual groups, and online education. He was formerly the chair of the Communication and Technology division of the International Communication Association, and the organizational communication and information systems division of the Academy of Management. In addition, Joe was recently recognized as a highly-cited scholar by the Institute for Scientific Information. For more information, please visit his website!