Welcome to the School of Communication.

Nathan Carpenter

Director of Convergent Media
  • MS Rhetoric & Technical Communication
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Houghton, Michigan
  • Ph D Rhetoric, Theory & Culture - 2017
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Houghton, Michigan
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Contextualizing and Rearticulating the Academic Social Media Command Center
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Boatwright, B., Carpenter, N. J., Hunt, S. K., & Mazer, J. M. (2016, November). Online social capital and the 2016 election: Fostering civic engagement among students through social media analytics. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Schreiner, A., Beck, A., Diel-Hunt, S. J., Hunt, S. K., Lippert, L. R., Carpenter, N. J., & Williamson, D. (2016, June). 80 million square pegs, on round hole: How civic technology is redefining the ways millennials engage with the 2016 election and beyond. Presented at the annual Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Cummings, M., Hunt, S. K., Trent, K., Carpenter, N. J., & Williamson, D. (2016, June). Developing a digital communication and social media strategy to encourage civic engagement on your campus. Presented at the annual Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Carpenter, N., & Hunt, S. K. (2015, June). Talking “SMACC” about SOTU: Developing civic pathways through social media analytics. Presented at the annual Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hunt, S., Carpenter, N., Hopper, K.M., Lippert, L., & Moore, M. (2015, April). Talking SMACC about social media: Converging scholarship through cutting-edge technology in the classroom. Discussion panel presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI.
  • Carpenter, N., & Hunt, S. K. (2015, February). Talking SMACC about social media: Exploring Illinois State’s social media analytics command center. Presented for Presidential Scholars, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Emerging Leader Award
  • ISU A/P Council
  • 2016
  • Excellence Award for Outstanding Administrative Professional
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2015