Adam Gismondi is a recent graduate of the Ph.D. Higher Education program at Boston College. He now works at the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life. His research work examines social media, civic engagement, college environments, and the various societal implications of technology. He currently serves on the SXSWedu Advisory Board as well as the William and Mary Greater Boston Alumni Board of Directors. He can be found on Twitter @AdamGismondi and blogs less-than-regularly at http://societyandsocialmedia.wordpress.com.