Alumna (PhD ’09) gives public lecture at UWF

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University of West Florida: Deborah Bassett’s alma mater before earning a doctorate in communication from the UW, and the location of her first public lecture delivered on February 25. With an official title of the 2013 Jerry Maygarden Distinguished Lecture, she spoke about how the Native American community is using social media to fight back against negative stereotypes, using pop culture references, census data, and online networks to back up her theory. Bassett now serves as an Acting Instructor for the UW Department of Communication and is a researcher for the Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research.

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