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, communication as culture, agency, social context, judgement and decision making at the intersection of race, poverty, health, and the environment.
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
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Aparajita Bhandari

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Aparajita Bhandari
  • ab2725 [at] cornell.edu
Social media and social movements, algorithms and governance of online platforms, online community, critical data studies, place and space, digital cultural studies, urban studies
Tianen Chen
Tianen Chen

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

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

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Sara Eddleman
  • sle58 [at] cornell.edu
Academic labor; accessibility, belonging, and diversity; feminist media studies; intergroup and intragroup communication; the interplay of work and technology; mixed methods
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Salma El idrissi

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Salma El idrissi
  • se338 [at] cornell.edu
Mass media; social media; identity; values, representations and stereotypes; media campaigns; communication and public policy; political communication; content analysis
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
Media psychology, computer-mediated communication, social media, virtual reality, the self, personality, invisible disabilities
Micah Haskins
Micah Haskins

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Micah Haskins
  • mnh39 [at] cornell.edu
Technology, work, and organization; expertise; social networks; computer-mediated communication; high reliability organizing
Ellie Homant
Ellie Homant

Graduate Student, CGSA President

Department of Communication

Ellie Homant
  • ejh238 [at] cornell.edu
Digital culture, LGBTQ media, digital cultural labor, qualitative research methods
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Angel Hsing-Chi Hwang

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Angel Hsing-Chi Hwang
  • hh695 [at] cornell.edu
Human-computer interaction, virtual reality, computer-mediated communication, health communication
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Emily La

Graduate Student, CGSA Vice President

Department of Communication

Emily La
  • eyl52 [at] cornell.edu
Message fit and persuasion, climate change communication, promoting pro-environmental behaviors and attitudes, psychological and social barriers to sustainability
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Alisius Leong

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Alisius Leong
  • xdl2 [at] cornell.edu
Risk, science, and health communication; public opinion; social media; interventions
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Colten Meisner

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Colten Meisner
  • ccm252 [at] cornell.edu
Social media and online communities; platform labor; platform governance; creator economies; critical algorithm studies; identity, marginality & inequality; qualitative research methods
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

Department of Communication

Roxana Muenster
  • rm858 [at] cornell.edu
Digital communication, right-wing movements and radicalisation, collective identity, protests and social movement research
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Bharathy Premachandra

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Bharathy Premachandra
  • bp427 [at] cornell.edu
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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
Paid companionship practices and new media technologies; platformized creative work and labor; cultural production; identity and labor; digital feminist resistance
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
Tan
Zhi Ming Tan

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Zhi Ming Tan
  • zt59 [at] cornell.edu
Work, technology, and organization; data governance; digital platforms
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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, citizen science, social determinants of public engagement in science, people's motivations to participate in science communication
Rebekah Wicke
Rebekah Wicke

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

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

Graduate Student, CGSA Treasurer

Department of Communication

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

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Yiwei Xu
  • yx497 [at] cornell.edu
Media psychology; health risk communication; strategic health message design and effects; social determinants of health; health policy
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Congcong Zhang

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Congcong Zhang
  • cz424 [at] cornell.edu
Intergroup and intragroup communication, social network analysis, knowledge exchange under computer-mediated contexts
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Pengfei Zhao

Graduate Student

Department of Communication

Pengfei Zhao
  • pz259 [at] cornell.edu
Computer-mediated communication; technology and relationship; online self-disclosure and self-presentation; online dating; social networks; psychological and social effects of new communication technology