Reference List

This page will be continually updated as additional sources are added into my research arsenal.  If you have updated content to suggest, please add them in the comments section below.

Note: These references also include research methodology, leadership and identity scholarship – in addition to social media and technology related content. 

Last updated 4/1/16

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