Natalie Bazarova examines social-psychological and communication processes in social media and mobile interactions, with a particular interest in disclosure and privacy of personal information, wellbeing and mental health, personal relationships and family communication. At Cornell, she is the Director of the Social Media Lab hosted by the Department of Communication. Her research has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Agriculture, Cornell Institute for the Social Sciences, and Cornell’s Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research. Natalie enjoys interdisciplinary collaborations, and welcomes collaborators and students from different disciplines.
Comm3440 - Personal Relationships and Technology
Comm4410 - Communicating Self in Social Media
Comm6460 - Mediated Interpersonal Communication
- Bazarova, N., & Choi, Y. (2014). Self-disclosure in social media: Extending the functional approach to disclosure motivations and characteristics on social network sites. Journal of Communication. 64:635-657.
- Bazarova, N., Taft, J. G., Choi, Y. H., & Cosley, D. (2013). Managing impressions and relationships on Facebook: Self-presentational and relational concerns revealed through the analysis of language style. Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 32:121-141.
- Yuan, Y., Bazarova, N., Fulk, J., & Zhang, Z. (2013). Recognition of expertise and perceived influence in intercultural group collaboration. Journal of Communication. 63:476-497.
- Walther, J. B., & Bazarova, N. (2007). Misattribution in virtual groups: The effects of member distribution on self-serving bias and partner blame. Human Communication Research. 33:1-26.
Presentations and Activities
- The effects of culture and technology on expertise recognition in group decision making. INGRoup 2011 Annual Conference. July 2011. INGroup. Minneapolis, MI.