19 College Professors Worth Following on Twitter

by Clay on Aug 23, 2010

With the vast array of people on Twitter, we thought we would lend you a hand on 19 College Professors worth following on Twitter.  These people offer a unique perspective on the world delivering expertise from the fields they study.

  1. Jay Rosen is an associate professor of journalism at New York University posting on the future of journalism and how Twitter and other technologies are changing the profession.
  2. Howard Rheingold is a lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley and teaches virtual communities and social media.  He is considered a pioneer in online communities since the 1980s.
  3. Amanda French is an assistant research scholar and digital-curriculum specialist at NYU.  She is planning to write a dissertation about twitter.
  4. David Parry is an assistant professor of emerging media and communications at the University of Texas at Dallas.  He led a panel about micro-blogging at the annual conference of the Modern Language Association.
  5. Dan Cohen is a director of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.  He studied the printed conference proceeding from an event held by the Smithsonian Institution about the impact of the web on museums.
  6. Paul Levinson is a professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University.  Paul is well versed in the digital lifestyle and is writing a book about Twitter and other social media.
  7. Scott McLeod is an associate professor at Iowa State University and director of the university’s Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education.
  8. Michael L. Wesch is an assistant professor of cultural anthropology at Kansas State University.  He is also known as the rock star in the world of academic technology. He is best known for his creative YouTube videos.
  9. Kurtis Williams is an Astronomy researcher at the University of Texas at Austin.  He is also known for his blog about being a professor.
  10. Chuck Martin is an Adjunct Professor at the University of New Hampshire.  He is also a Business Bestselling author and CEO of NFI Research.
  11. Dave Saunders is an Adjunct Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.  He is also the president at Madison+Main where he is the President and Chief Idea Officer.
  12. Beth Harte is an Adjunct Professor at Immaculata University.  She is the Client Services Director at Serengeti Communications.
  13. David Gerzof is a Professor at Emerson College.  By day he runs BIGfish, a company that is the champion of inbound marketing, and by night he is the Social Media professor at Emerson College.
  14. Andres Silva Arancibia is a Professor at the Instituto Duoc-Uc.  Andres is a marketing consultant and a professional speaker.
  15. Mark Schaefer is an Adjunct Professor at Tusculum College and is the author of the unique social web blog “grow”.
  16. Patrick Strother is a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota. He specializes in the public affairs and branding of b2b companies.
  17. Joe Bob Hester is a Professor at the University of North Carolina in advertising and conducts social media research.
  18. Carol Phillips is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame and is a millennial marketing expert.
  19. Steven White is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and is known for his sense of humor in the topics he covers.

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