Jeff Hemsley

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Jeff Hemsley is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. He is a social scientist who draws on theories from sociology and communication to study social media. His current research looks at information diffusion in social media networks, with an emphasis on social movements and political events. He is co-author of Going Viral (Polity Press, 2013), which explains what virality is, how it works technologically and socially, and draws out the implications of this process for social change.

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Assistant Professor
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Syracuse University

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