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