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Amanda Lenhart

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"How Do [They] Even Do That?": How Today's Technology is Shaping Tomorrow's Students

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 @ 4:30pm in Rockefeller Center Room 003

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Amanda Lenhart directs the Pew Internet & American Life Project's research on teens, children and families. Her other research interests include education, gaming, and networked communication tools like mobile phones, social networks, blogging and microblogging. For her research about and knowledge of youth and their use of technology, Ms. Lenhart has testified before a congressional subcommittee, the FTC and the U.S. States’ Attorneys General, and presented her work at numerous academic and non-academic conferences and briefings as well as to the media.  Amanda has appeared on PBS's "NewsHour" and "NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered."

Amanda has been with the Pew Internet & American Life Project since its inception, and prior to that worked in communications and journalism, notably as editorial coordinator of Civilization magazine. She graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College with a double major in English and Anthropology, and earned a Masters with distinction from Georgetown University in Communications, Culture and Technology.

WATCH: The Dartmouth Now interview with Amanda Lenhart »

WATCH: Amanda Lenhart on NewsHour »

LISTEN: Lenhart on NPR »