PhD Students

Inhwan Bae
Inhwan Bae

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Inhwan Bae
  • ib295 [at] cornell.edu
Media psychology, information processing, social disparity and social media
Stephanie Belina
Stephanie Belina

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Stephanie Belina
  • spb229 [at] cornell.edu
Virtual reality and health communication
Sohinee Bera
Sohinee Bera

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Sohinee Bera
  • sb928 [at] cornell.edu
Risk perceptions, encouraging pro-environmental behaviors and attitudes, meaning-making, social and cultural barriers, postcolonial & decolonial approaches
Talia Berniker
Talia Berniker

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Talia Berniker
  • tpb63 [at] cornell.edu
Advertising, artistic activism, cultural studies, political communication, social media, surveillance studies
Tianen Chen
Tianen Chen

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Tianen Chen
  • tc447 [at] cornell.edu
Health communication, emotional appeals, persuasive message design
Emma Cox

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Emma Cox
  • egc66 [at] cornell.edu
Luke Dye
Luke Dye

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Luke Dye
  • lad268 [at] cornell.edu
Relational communication in groups; organizational identity and identification; student-Instructor communication; veteran communication behaviors; climate change discussions; communication training and development
Julia Goolsby

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Julia Goolsby
  • jbg322 [at] cornell.edu
Maggie Foster
Maggie Foster

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Maggie Foster
  • mef262 [at] cornell.edu
Gender-based violence, epistemic justice, critical pedagogies, creator economies, aspirational aesthetics, productions of space and time, queer theory
Ria Gualano
Ria Gualano

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Ria Gualano
  • rjg322 [at] cornell.edu
Accommodations, avatars, computer-mediated communication, disability arts, invisible disabilities, media psychology, social media, virtual reality
Micah Haskins
Micah Haskins

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Micah Haskins
  • mnh39 [at] cornell.edu
Work, Technology, Organization/s, Groups, Networks, Models, Neural Representations, Simulation
Ellie Homant
Ellie Homant

Graduate Student, Grad Rep

Department of Communication

Ellie Homant
  • ejh238 [at] cornell.edu
social media and online communities; digital labor; influencer culture; queer and feminist media studies; identity, marginality, and inequality; qualitative research methods
Kevin Martinez
Kevin Martinez

Graduate Student, CGSA Treasurer

Communication

Kevin Martinez
  • ktm62 [at] cornell.edu
Social networks and virtual spaces; human-computer interaction; computer-supported cooperative work; computer-supported collaborative learning
Alivia Moore
Alivia Moore

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Alivia Moore
  • adm248 [at] cornell.edu
Interpersonal and group communication; deception, emotion, and conflict
Roxana Muenster
Roxana Muenster

Graduate Student, Grad Rep

Department of Communication

Roxana Muenster
  • rm858 [at] cornell.edu
Digital and political communication, social movements, lifestyle politics, radicalization, collective identity
Rosie Nguyen
Rosie Nguyen

Graduate Student, CGSA Vice President

Communication

Rosie Nguyen
  • nhn8 [at] cornell.edu
Digital culture, social media, social movements, online identity, media and gender, mixed methods
Xuan Qian

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Xuan Qian
  • xq84 [at] cornell.edu
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Bharathy Premachandra

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Bharathy Premachandra
  • bp427 [at] cornell.edu
Andrew Restieri
Andrew Restieri

Graduate Student, CGSA President

Department of Communication

Andrew Restieri
  • ar2349 [at] cornell.edu
LGBTQ studies, health equity, political communication
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Beatrys Rodrigues

Graduate Student, Department Student Representative

Department of Communication

Beatrys Rodrigues
  • bfr35 [at] cornell.edu
Digital labor, gender and technology, social impacts of artificial intelligence, feminist technology studies, online harassment, design fiction, decolonial future studies
Megan Sawey
Megan Sawey

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Megan Sawey
  • mes476 [at] cornell.edu
Personal relationships and technology; online communities; platform governance; identity and digital privacy
Julia Sebastien
Julia Sebastien

Graduate Student

Communication

Julia Sebastien
  • js3666 [at] cornell.edu
Media psychology, perception and cognition, top-down processing, social media, virtual reality, online communities, place and space, digital cultural studies, human-computer interaction, social psychology, judgment and decision-making, behavior
Ashley Shea
Ashley Shea

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Ashley Shea
  • ald52 [at] cornell.edu
Critical information literacy, instruction interventions and behavioral change, global open knowledge networks, information discovery on social media
Sarah Snyder

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Sarah Snyder
  • sjs456 [at] cornell.edu
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Teairah Taylor

Graduate Student, Department Student Representative

Department of Communication

Teairah Taylor
  • tmt67 [at] cornell.edu
Health communication; racial and ethnic health disparities; community engagement; translational research; social determinants of health
Amanda Vilchez
Amanda Vilchez

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Amanda Vilchez
  • av442 [at] cornell.edu
Science communication, public understanding of science, participatory research, citizen science, public engagement, inequities in science communication
Ruiyao Wang

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Ruiyao Wang
  • rw728 [at] cornell.edu
Rebekah Wicke
Rebekah Wicke

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Rebekah Wicke
  • rsw249 [at] cornell.edu
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Lucas Wright

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Lucas Wright
  • law323 [at] cornell.edu
Digital governance, social media content policy, human rights, algorithms and user behavior
Pengfei Zhao
Pengfei Zhao

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Pengfei Zhao
  • pz259 [at] cornell.edu
CMC and HCI; online toxicity/harm interventions; AI and algorithms; social media literacy; digital divides; self-disclosure and social support; technology and well-being