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Libby Hemphill

Libby Hemphill

Associate Professor of Information, School of Information, Research Associate Professor, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research and Associate Professor of the Digital Studies Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Email: libbyh@umich.edu Phone: 734/615-9524
Office: School of Information/3360 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Biography

Areas of interest

Social media, civic engagement, automated moderation techniques, fan studies, political communication, digital curation and data stewardship

Education

A.B. in General Studies in the Humanities, The University of Chicago

M.S. in Information, The University of Michigan

Ph.D. in Information, The University of Michigan

News

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Facebook name switch doesn’t resolve its PR problems

Facebook getting rebranded with a new name and logo won’t necessarily give it a clean slate among the public and media, says a University of Michigan social media expert (UMSI's Libby Hemphill).

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2021-2022 Faculty Awards
Faculty awards recognize outstanding instruction, leadership and community-engaged research

Five faculty members have received recognition for teaching excellence and for their service to the community and UMSI.

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