Research interests: Health, environmental and risk communication; judgment making; attitude and behavior change; persuasion and youth; communication for social change; framing and effect of news stories on the audience
Research interests: Social media; persuasion; sectarian discourse; representations and stereotypes; advocacy and media campaigns; communication and public policy, social and political dynamics in the Middle East
Research interests: Environmental, science, and risk communication; constructions of risk in mediated texts such as those about climate change or environmental restoration; spatial dimensions of risk communication and the sociotechnical networks in which discourses are embedded; framing theory; the role(s) of policy infrastructures and controls in mediated risk discourses.
Research interests: Science communication in social context; role of communication in social and political transformation; science journalism; communication of science controversies; role of communication in shaping policies; Public opinion in China’s sociopolitical transformation
Research interests: Health communication and messaging; health preventative measures; persuasion theories; human behavior and development; influence of health messages on unhealthy behaviors, misconceptions and negative attitudes around healthy behavior
Research interests: Health communication and behavior; the influence of message content and context on health decisions and outcomes; health information needs, and risk perception; crisis communication; evidence-based communication interventions and the use of preventative measures and newly developed treatments
Research Interests: Environmental risk communication; sustainability communication; environmental campaign; human behavior and resource use; environmental sociology; sustainable energy consumption and production; recycling and upcycling
Research interests: Risk and science communication; risk perception and decision-making in communities in the process of energy development and in the context of natural hazards and disaster preparedness
Research interests: Interaction, structure, and micro-foundations of group-related social processes, particularly solidarity and hierarchy; Computational social science; Quantitative methods for causal inference
Research interests: Technological mediation; algorithms; social and cultural implications of technological integration; expression, interpretation, and meaning in and through technological spaces; technology’s influence in shaping the sense of self, presence, and agency; psychopharmacology as technology; robotics
Research interests: Competitive video gaming (e-Sports); game studies and new media, particularly employing qualitative methods and mixed methods, with an emphasis on gender and technology and sociological/psychological impacts
Research interests: Gender and computing, both historical and contemporary issues; gender and organizational communication; open source software communities; knowledge infrastructures, data sharing and digital preservation
Research interests: Science technology, policy & collaboration; computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW); big data and open infrastructures in science; futurism; social and ethical implications of technology
Research interests: Environmental, health, and risk communication, with a focus on food security, climate change, wildlife conservation, and other sustainability issues facing smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Countries of interest include Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.