Service to the Discipline

Panelist  |  Elon University School of Communications  | March 4, 2020
Media & the Culture of Shame
Panel explored contemporary cancel culture, the distinction between shame and embarrassment, and the role of media/journalism in public discourse. Event video

Panelist  |  Loyola University 9th International Symposium on Digital Ethics | November 7, 2019
Extreme Speech Online: Moral Panic 2.0?
Panel examined to what extent the prevalence of extreme speech on online platforms should make us rethink how we regulate and interact with digital spaces. 

Panelist  |  2019 AEJMC Preconference Panel  | August 2019
Newspaper and Online News Division & Graduate Studies Interest Group
So You’ve Decided to Earn a Ph.D., Now What? A Step-by-step Guide to Grad School and Early Career Development, From the Dissertation to the Job Hunt (Academic or Industry) to Getting Published and Beyond

Journal Manuscript Reviewer
Digital Journalism  |  2019

Graduate Student Representative  |  August 2017 – present
Media Ethics Division, The Association for Education in Journalism
and Mass Communication

Newsletter contributions
Dwyer, D. L. (2019, Winter). Classroom management and student engagement in the wake of #MeToo. MED Newsletter, 22(2), 4-5.
Dwyer, D. L. (2017, Fall). A balancing act in the classroom. MED Newsletter, 21(1), 3-4.

Contributor  |  2018
AEJMC Media Ethics Division teaching resources website

Lead Contributor  |  2018
UNC Journalism and Media Student Instructor Timeline

Social Media Coordinator  |  March 2017
Thwarting the Emergence of News Deserts: A Center
for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Journalism Symposium
The Newseum, Washington, D.C., for the UNC Center for Innovation
and Sustainability in Local Journalism (CISLM)

Member at Large  |  2017
The Daily Tar Heel Editor Selection Committee, UNC

Implementation/Training Co-Leader  |  2017                                                                          CrowdTangle Academic Partnership

Coordinator  |  2017
Exploration of First Draft Academic Partnership

Alumni Representative/Voting Board Member  |  2018-2011            
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Publication Board

Founding Member  |  1999-2004            
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Communication Department Alumni Association

Coordinator, Volunteer, Mentor, & Guest Speaker  |  1995-2016  
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Communication Department
Coordinator, volunteer, mentor, and guest speaker for various student events such as resume critique sessions for seniors, “Pizza with the Pros,” student internships, professional shadowing opportunities, and mentoring program