Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Written/UnwrittenDiversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Patricia A. Matthew

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781469627717

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.northcarolina.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of North Carolina Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in NCSO for personal use.date: 03 August 2021



Tweeting Diversity: Race and Tenure in the Age of Social Media

(p.241) Conclusion

Patricia A. Matthew

University of North Carolina Press

The anthology concludes by looking forward and considering how social media, especially Twitter, is shaping how faculty of color manage their careers. It discusses the possibilities and risks of engaging with complicated ideas and taking on the work of activism outside of academia while in full view of those who evaluate our work. With a mix of cautionary tales and strategies for success the chapter focuses on the challenges black women academics face on social media as they are targeted by right-wing student groups It also discuses how social media has shaped and influenced the career opportunities of then doctoral candidate Tressie McMillan Cottom.

Keywords:   social media, Twitter, digital sociology, Black Twitter, Facebook

North Carolina Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .