||Scott A. Shamp
New Media Institute
University of Georgia
Scott A. Shamp is the Director of the New Media Institute at the University of Georgia. The New Media Institute is an interdisciplinary unit created to explore the creative, critical, and commercial implications of new digital communication technology. In his new position as the Director of the New Media Institute, Dr. Shamp is helping students carve out careers in the rapidly evolving field of new media and helping companies map out strategies for success using new communication technologies.
Dr. Shamp is interested in how computers affected the ways people communicated with one another.
Dr. Shamp has provided consulting services for several companies including Turner, UPS, Coca-Cola, and First Union. During his tenure at the University of Georgia, Shamp has served as the Director of the Dowden Center for New Media Studies and the Director of Information Technology for the College of Journalism.