Graduate Field Faculty

Rosemary Avery 

  • Concentrations: science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: impact of advertising on health-related behavior

Diane Bailey 

  • Concentrations: communication; organizational communication
  • Research interests: technology, work, organizations

Natalie Bazarova

  • Concentrations: communication; social psychology communication
  • Research interests: interpersonal, small group and computer-mediated research

Sahara Byrne

  • Concentrations: social psychology communication; media communication and society; science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: cognitive development and media effects; persuasion and the boomerang effect

Monica Cornejo

  • Concentrations: communication; social psychology communication
  • Research interests: interpersonal; undocumented immigrants; migration; advocacy; health and wellbeing

Brooke Erin Duffy

  • Concentrations: media communication and society
  • Research interests: new media and society; media and creative industries; gender and feminist media studies; digital labor; qualitative research methods

Susan Fussell

  • Concentrations: social psychology communication; human-computer interaction
  • Research interests: human-computer interaction; social psychology communication; computer-mediated communication; computer-supported collaborative work; intercultural communication; social computing

Tarleton Gillespie

  • Concentrations: media communication and society
  • Research interests: digital copyright; technology and cultural participation; critical discourse of technology; new media and society; commercialization of digital media

Amelia Greiner Safi

  • Concentrations: communication; media communication and society; science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: translational research; role of communication in policy making and impacts for health, environment, and urban planning; media and health

Stephen Hilgartner

  • Concentrations: communication; science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: science, technology and media; risk; the flow of knowledge

Lee Humphreys

  • Concentrations: media communication and society; human-computer interaction
  • Research interests: human-computer interaction; media communication and society; social uses and effects of communication technology; new media and society; mobile communication; urban communication

Steven Jackson

  • Concentrations: media communication and society; science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: communication policy; scientific communication collaboration; science and technology studies

Malte Jung

  • Concentrations: communication; human-computer interaction
  • Research interests: communication; human-computer interaction

Bruce Lewenstein

  • Concentrations: communication; science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: history and evaluation of public communication of science and technology; models of science communication; documentation and history of contemporary science

Neil Lewis, Jr.

  • Concentrations: communication; organizational communication; science, environment, and health communication; social psychology communication
  • Research interests: motivation and goal pursuit processes, particularly as they relate to disparities in education, health, and the environment; behavioral science and policy

Michael Macy

  • Concentrations: communication; social psychology communication; media communication and society
  • Research interests: collective action; emergence of norms; networks and cascades; game theory; agent-based modeling; social psychology

Drew Margolin

  • Concentrations: communication; media communication and society; organizational communication
  • Research interests: communication; language and communication; media communication and society; organizational communication

Alan Mathios

  • Concentrations: social psychology communication
  • Research interests: consumer protection; antitrust law and economics; public utility regulation; federal and state regulation

J. Nathan Matias

  • Concentrations: communication; human-computer interaction; social psychology communication
  • Research interests: digital governance; behavior changes in groups and networks shaped by algorithms; pervasive experimentation in society with a special focus on citizen behavioral science and behavioral consume protection

Katherine McComas

  • Concentrations: science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: risk communication; community involvement; public participation

Poppy McLeod

  • Concentrations: social psychology communication; media communication and society
  • Research interests: communication in small groups; interagency coordination in social services

Jeff Niederdeppe

  • Concentrations: media communication and society; science, environment and health communication
  • Research interests: science, environment and health communication; media communication and society; mass communication; media campaigns; persuasive message design

Dawn Schrader

  • Concentrations: communication
  • Research interests: moral psychology; ethics; lifespan developmental psychology; privacy and technology; cognitive psychology

Jonathon Schuldt

  • Concentrations: science, environment and health communication; social psychology communication
  • Research interests: science, environment and health communication; message framing; food labeling; social cognition

Katherine SenderDirector of Graduate Studies

  • Concentrations: media communication and society
  • Research interests: media and gender, sexuality, LGBTQ studies, critical race studies, media and globalization, audiences, media production, documentary production

Mike Shapiro

  • Concentrations: communication; social psychology communication; media communication and society
  • Research interests: mental processing of media; processing of media and new technology narratives; narrative impact on beliefs, attitudes and behaviors

Andrea Stevenson Won

  • Concentrations: human-computer interaction; science, environmental, and health communication, social psychology communication
  • Research interests: virtual reality; augmented reality; avatars; visual feedback; nonverbal behavior; synchrony

Alex Susskind

  • Concentrations: social psychology communication
  • Research interests: organizational change and development; communication technology and business processes

Connie Yuan

  • Concentrations: communication; media communication and society
  • Research interests: social network; knowledge management; communications technologies