The companion to the Student Social Media Academy:

Reference List

This is an evolving list of the sources that have shaped and are shaping my research interests.

The list currently includes research methodology, leadership and identity scholarship, as well as content related to social media and technology.

I always welcome suggestions for more at:

Last updated 1/31/20

Happy Reading!

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Rebekah Tilley is the assistant vice president of communication and marketing for the University of Iowa Center for Advancement (UICA). In that role she supports fundraising and alumni engagement efforts for the university, including its CASE Gold winning Iowa Magazine, and serves UICA in a variety of strategic communication efforts.

Previously she was the director of strategic communication for the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, and the director of communication for the University of Kentucky College of Law. She is a Kentucky native and a proud alum of the University of Kentucky.

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