Degrees:

Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University; Master of Business Administration, University of Cincinnati

 

Biography:

Dr. Weimer is a visiting professor of marketing. He received his Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Ohio University and his MBA and BA degrees from the University of Cincinnati. Prior to completing his dissertation, he worked in the broadcast television industry as a sales and marketing associate for WCPO-Cincinnati.

Professor Weimer’s research theorizes the relationships between personal identity variables and electronic media use behaviors. His dissertation, Where are You Now: Privacy, Presence, and Place in the Pervasive Computing Era, investigated the influence of smartphone behaviors on focus, public identity perceptions, and privacy concerns. His work has been published in the Global Media Journal and presented at the Global Fusion, Ohio Communication Association, and Central States Communication Association conferences.