About Me

Corinne Weisgerber, Ph.D., is a social media professor and researcher in Austin, Texas where she teaches classes on social and interactive media, interpersonal communication, persuasion, research methods, and public relations. Corinne became interested in computer-mediated communication in the early days of the Internet and has been studying the impact of new communication technologies on our relationships, identities, and ways of seeing the world since the beginning of her doctoral studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Much of her latest research has focused on new media and pedagogy, and on digital identity. Her research has been published in academic journals, book chapters, and various online forums and presented at both academic and industry conferences. She also serves as a media expert in Communication & Social Media for the university and the National Communication Association.

Fun fact: Corinne was born and raised in Luxembourg, one of the smallest countries in the world.