Panel 8

Jennifer Sanguiliano
Ph.D. Candidate
UCF School of Public Administration
Presentation: “Tweet This! Politician Twitter Trends Surrounding the 2016 Election”
Jennifer Sanguiliano is a Javits Grant Graduate Research Assistant with the College of Education at UCF, where she works with Seminole County Public Schools on implement a schoolwide enrichement model. She also organizes the Project ELEVATE Summer Camp, and oversees Computer Pals Around the World, among other duties. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Public Affairs at UCF as well.

Staci Zavattaro
Associate Professor
UCF School of Public Administration
Presentation: “Social Media and Public Values – Understanding Millennial Use Preferences”
Staci M. Zavattaro, Ph.D., is an associate professor of public administration and a research associate with the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management. Her books include Cities for Sale, Place Branding Through Phases of the Image, and Social Media to Government: Theory and Practice (edited with Dr. Thomas Bryer). She serves as editor-in-chief of the international journal Administrative Theory & Praxis. Her work appears in journals such as Urban Studies, Public Administration Review, Journal of Place Management and Development, Administration & Society, and Tourism Management.  Zavattaro graduated from the University of Florida with a dual major in political science and journalism. She completed her graduate work at Florida Atlantic University. As an almost-native Floridian (her family moved when she was 2, so she claims Florida as home), she is excited to come to Orlando and work with the wonderful faculty here at UCF.

Daniel Seigler
UCF School of Public Administration
Presentation: “Looking at Citizen Trust in Online Communication”
Daniel Seigler, Ph.D., is an alumnus of the University of Central Florida, earning his Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration in 2006, his Master of Public Administration in 2009, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Affairs in 2015. His current research focuses on the adoption of online social media tools in the public sector to facilitate collaborative communication and information sharing. In addition to his academic knowledge, Seigler brings a wealth of practical knowledge into the classroom. He served as a Congressional Intern in college, a government relations and political action committee administrator for Publix Super Markets Inc., an assistant to Secretary Robert Brooks at the Florida Department of Health, as well as a manager and training consultant for the Florida Department of Revenue.