Margaret C. Stewart (Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2013) is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Dr. Stewart is also a certified social media strategist (SMS) and trainer for the National Institute of Social Media (NISM) and a consultant for Socially Inspired, LLC. Her research expertise is in the area of social media and emerging communication technologies. She primarily explores their interpersonal and organizational effects among military-affiliated and sports-athlete populations, as well as in crisis communication, audience engagement, and social listening. She is published in various academic journals including Communication Reports, Computers in Human Behavior, International Journal of Listening, and has written several book chapters . She also holds a Master’s Degree in Professional Communication from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently teaching upper-level under graduate courses in Strategic Social Media, Communication Theory, Mediated Communication, and Public Speaking for Professionals.

Breakout Session 6: March 9, 1:00-2:15 PM
Bridging the gap for online deception detection: Uncovering methodology to identify deceptive content in mediated communication.