Research and Insights

Refereed Journals and Law Reviews

Jordan Alpert

Assistant Professor – Department of Advertising

Paige, S., Alpert, J., & Bylund, C. (2020). Fatalistic Cancer Beliefs Across Generations and Geographic Classifications: Examining the Role of Health Information Seeking Challenges and Confidence. Journal of Cancer Education. DOI: 10.1007/s13187-020-01820-3

Alpert, J., Manini, T., Roberts, M., Prabhakar, S., Mendoza, T., Solberg, L., & Rashidi, P. (2020). Secondary Care Provider Attitudes towards Patient Generated Health Data from Smartwatches. npj Digital Medicine. Retrieved from

Alpert, J., Jaisle, A., & Chen, H. (2019). A content analysis of the promotional strategies employed by e-cigarette brands on Twitter. Health Marketing Quarterly.

Alpert, J., Morris, B. B., Thomson, M. D., Matin, K., Sabo, R., & Brown, R. F. (2019). Patient access to clinical notes in oncology: A mixed method analysis of oncologists’ attitudes and linguistic characteristics towards notes. Patient Education and Counseling.

Alpert, J., Chen, H., & Adams, K. (2019). E-Cigarettes and social media: Attitudes and perceptions of young adults to social media messages. Addiction Research and Theory.

He, X., Zhang, R., Rizvi, R., Vasilakes, J., Yang, X., Guo, Y., He, Z., Prosperi, M., Huo, J., Alpert, J., & Bian, J. (2019). ALOHA: Developing an Interactive Graph-based Visualization for Dietary Supplement Knowledge Graph through User-centered Design. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.

Alpert, J., Markham, M. J., Bjarnadottir, R. I., & Bylund, C. (2019). Twenty-first Century Bedside Manner: Exploring Patient-Centered Communication in Secure Messaging with Cancer Patients. Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. DOI: 10.1007/s13187-019-01592-5

Alpert, J., Markham, M., Bjarnadottir, B. I., & Bylund, C. (2019). 21st century bedside manner: Exploring patient-centered communication in secure messaging with cancer patients. Journal of Cancer Education.

Alpert, J., Morris, B. B., Thomson, M. D., Matin, K., & Brown, R. F. (2018). Identifying how Patient Portals Impact Communication in Oncology. Health Communication. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2018.1493418

Alpert, J., Morris, B. B., Thomson, M. D., Matin, K., Geyer, C. E., & Brown, R. F. (2018). OpenNotes in oncology: oncologists’ perceptions and a baseline of the content and style of their clinician notes. Translational Behavioral Medicine. DOI: 10.1093/tbm/iby029

Alpert, J., Morris, B. B., Thomson, M. D., Matin, K., & Brown, R. F. (2018). Implications of Patient Portal Transparency in Oncology: Qualitative Interview Study on the Experiences of Patients, Oncologists, and Medical Informaticists. JMIR Cancer, 4(1), e5. DOI: 10.2196/cancer.8993

Alpert, J., Dyer, K. E., & Lafata, J. E. (2017). Patient-centered communication in digital medical encounters. Patient Education and Counseling, 100(10), 1852-1858. DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.04.019

Alpert, J., Krist, A. H., Aycock, R. A., & Kreps, G. L. (2017). Designing User-Centric Patient Portals: Clinician and Patients' Uses and Gratifications. Telemedicine and e-Health, 23(3), 248-253. DOI: 10.1089/tmj.2016.0096

Alpert, J., Desens, L., Krist, A. H., Aycock, R. A., & Kreps, G. L. (2017). Measuring Health Literacy Levels of a Patient Portal Using the CDC’s Clear Communication Index. Health Promotion Practice, 18(1), 140-149. DOI: 10.1177/1524839916643703

Brown, R. F., Davis, R., Wilson-Genderson, M., Grant, S., Cadet, D., Lessard, M., Alpert, J., Ward, J., & Ginder, G. (2016). African-American cancer patients Talking About Clinical Trials (TACT) with oncologists during consultations: Evaluating the efficacy of tailored health messages in a randomized controlled trial- the TACT study protocol. BMJ Open, 6(12), e012864. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012864

Alpert, J., & Womble, F. E. (2016). Just What the Doctor Tweeted: Physicians’ Challenges and Rewards of Using Twitter. Health Communication, 31(7), 824-832. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2015.1007551

Gibson, T. A., Craig, R. T., Harper, A. C., & Alpert, J. (2016). Covering global warming in dubious times: Environmental reporters in the new media ecosystem. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 17(4), 417-434. DOI: 10.1177/1464884914564845

Alpert, J., Krist, A. H., Aycock, R. A., & Kreps, G. L. (2016). Applying Multiple Methods to Comprehensively Evaluate a Patient Portal’s Effectiveness to Convey Information to Patients. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(5), e112. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5451

Alpert, J. (2015). Evaluating the Content of Family Physician Websites in the United States. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(5), 311-318. DOI: 10.1111/jhq.12060

Alpert, J., & Womble, F. E. (2015). Coping as a Caregiver for an Elderly Family Member. Health Communication, 30(7), 714-721. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2013.879560

Carma Bylund

Professor – Department of Public Relations

Bylund CL, Weiss E, Michaels M, Patel S, D’Agostino T, Peterson EB, Binz-Scharf MC, Blakeney N, McKee MD. Primary care physicians’ attitudes and beliefs about cancer clinical trials. Clinical Trials 2017; epub ahead of print.

Bylund CL. Taking the ‘training’ out of communication skills training. Patient Education & Counseling 2017; 100: 1408-1409.

Kissane D, Bultz B, Butow P, Bylund CL, Noble S, Wilkinson S. Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Shen MJ, Peterson E, Costas-Muniz R, Hernandez MH, Jewell ST, Matsoukas K, Bylund CL. The effects of race and racial concordance on patient-physician communication: A systematic review. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities 2017; epub ahead of print.

Franco K, Shuk E, Philip E, Blanch-Hartigan D, Parker PA, Matasar M, Horwitz S, Kissane DW, Banerjee SC, Bylund CL. Communication between oncologists and lymphoma survivors during follow-up consultations: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 2017; epub ahead of print.

Bylund CL, Alyafei K, Afana A, Al-Romaihi S, Yassin M, Elnashar M, Al-Arab B, Al-Khal A. Satisfaction with a 2-day culturally tailored communication skills course for medical specialists in Qatar. Journal of Family and Community Medicine 2017; 24: 122-7.

Banerjee SC, Manna R, Coyle N, Penn S, Gallegos TE, Zaider T, Krueger CA, Bialer PA, Bylund CL, Parker, PA. The development, implementation, and evaluation of a communication skills training program for oncology nurses. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2017; in press.

D’Agostino TA, Shuk E, Maloney EK, Zeuren R, Tuttle M, Bylund CL. Treatment decision making in early stage papillary thyroid cancer. Psycho-Oncology 2017; epub ahead of print.

Fisher CL, Rising CJ, Roccotagliata T, Glogowski E, Kissane D, Bylund CL. ‘I don’t want to be an ostrich: Managing families’ uncertainty during genetic counseling about BRCA risk.Journal of Genetic Counseling 2017; 26: 455-468.

Bylund CL, Alyafei K, Anand A, Al Marri A, Omer W, Sinha T, Alam W, Abdelrahim A, Al-Khal A. Development and implementation of an institutional-based communication skills program for residents and fellows in Qatar. International Journal of Medical Education 2017; 8: 16-18.

Peterson EB, Ostroff JS, DuHamel KN, D’Agostino TA, Hernandez M, Canzona MR, Bylund CL. Provider-patient communication and cancer screening adherence: A systematic review. Preventive Medicine 2016; 93: 96-105.

Clayman M, Bylund CL, Chewning B, Makoul G. The impact of patient participation in health decisions within medical encounters: A systematic review. Medical Decision Making 2016; 36: 427-452.

Pehrson C, Banerjee SC, Manna R, Shen MJ, Hammonds S, Coyle N, Krueger CA , Maloney E, Zaider T, Bylund CL. Responding empathically to patients: Development, implementation and evaluation of a communication skills training module for oncology nurses. Patient Education and Counseling 2016; 99: 210-216.

Shen MJ, Dyson RC, D’Agostino TA, Ostroff JS, Dickler MN, Heerdt AS, Bylund CL. Cancer-related internet information communication between oncologists and breast cancer patients: A qualitative study. Psycho-Oncology 2015; 24: 1439-47.

Gaff CL, Bylund CL. (Eds). Family Communication About Genetics: Theory and Practice. 2010. New York City: Oxford University Press.

Clay Calvert


Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, Department of Journalism

Calvert, C., Tobin, C.D., & Bunker, M.D. (2016).  Newsgathering Takes Flight in Choppy Skies:  Legal Obstacles Affecting Journalistic Drone Use. Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, 26 in press

Calvert, C. (2016). Protecting the Public from Itself: Paternalism and Irony in Defining Newsworthiness. New England Law Review, 50 (2), in press

Bunker, M.D., & Calvert, C. (2016). “Defamation Live”: The Confusing Legal Landscape of Republication in Live Broadcasting and a Call for a “Breaking News Doctrine.” Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, 40 in press

Calvert, C. (2015). The First Amendment Right to Record Images of Police in Public Places: The Unreasonable Slipperiness of Reasonableness & Possible Paths Forward. Texas A&M Law Review, 3 (1), 131 – 178.

Calvert, C. (2015).  Difficulties and Dilemmas Regarding Defamatory Meaning in Ethnic   Micro-Communities: Accusations of Communism, Then and Now. University of Louisville Law Review, 54 (1), in press

Calvert, C., Morehart, E., Billaud, K., & Bruckenstein, B. (2015).   Access to Information About Lethal Injections: A First Amendment Theory Perspective  on Creating a New Constitutional Right. Hastings Communications & Entertainment Law Journal, 38 (1), in press

Calvert, C. (2015). Content-Based Confusion and Panhandling: Muddling a Weathered  First Amendment Doctrine Takes Its Toll on Society’s Less Fortunate.  Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest, 18 (3), 249 – 289, available at:

Calvert, C. (2015). Legal Lessons in On-Stage Character Development: Comedians, Characters, Cable Guys & Copyright Convolutions. Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law, 4 (1), 12 – 37, available at:

Calvert, C., & Bunker, M.D. (2015). Know Your Audience:  Risky Speech at the Intersection of Meaning and Value in First Amendment Jurisprudence. Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, 35 (2), 141 – 210.

Calvert, C. (2014). Public Concern and Outrageous Speech: Testing the Inconstant Boundaries of IIED and the First Amendment Three Years After Snyder v. Phelps. University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, 17 (2), 437 – 478.

Calvert, C., Morehart, E., & Papadelias, S. (2014). Rap Music and the True Threats Quagmire:  When Does One Man’s Lyric Become Another’s Crime? Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, 38 (1), 1 – 27 (2014), available at:

Calvert, C., Minchin, M., & Morehart, E. (2014). Gruesome Images, Shocking Speech and Harm to Minors: Judicial Pushback Against the First Amendment After Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association? Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, 13 (2), 127 – 166.

Calvert, C., Axelrod, D., Papadelias, S., & Riedemann, L. (2014).  Bag Men and the Ghost   of Richard Jewell: Some Legal and Ethical Lessons About Implied Defamation,  Headlines and Reporting on Breaking Criminal Activity From Barhoum v. NYP Holdings. Hastings Communications & Entertainment Law Journal, 36 (2), 407 – 449.

Calvert, C. (2014). The Future of the Press and Privacy.  Communication Law and Policy, 19 (1), 119 – 128  Clay Calvert    Dec. 1, 2015 3

Calvert, C. (2014). Revenge Porn and Freedom of Expression:  Legislative Pushback to an  Online Weapon of Emotional and Reputational Destruction. Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, 24 (3), 673 – 702.

Calvert, C., Morehart, E., & Papadelias, S. (2014). Plausible Pleading & Media Defendant Status: Fulfilled Promises, Unfinished Business in Libel Law on the Golden Anniversary of Sullivan. Wake Forest Law Review, 49 (1), 47 – 86.

Calvert, C., Carnley, K., Link, B., & Riedemann, L. (2014). Conversion Therapy and Free Speech: A Doctrinal and Theoretical First Amendment Analysis. William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, 20 (3), 525 – 571.

Bunker, M.D., & Calvert, C. (2014). The Jurisprudence of Transformation: Intellectual Incoherence  and Doctrinal Murkiness Twenty Years After Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music.  Duke Law and Technology Review, 12 (1), 92 – 128, available at:

Calvert, C. (2013). Fringes of Free Expression: Testing the Meaning of “Speech” Amid Shifting Mores and Changing Technologies. Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, 22 (3), 545 – 590.

Calvert, C. (2013). A Familial Privacy Right Over Death Images: Critiquing the Internet-Propelled Emergence of a Nascent Constitutional Right that Preserves Happy Memories and Emotions. Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, 40 (3), 475 – 523.

Calvert, C., & Bunker, M.D. (2013). An “Actual Problem” in First Amendment Jurisprudence? Examining the Immediate Impact of Brown’s Proof-of-Causation Doctrine on Free Speech and Its Compatibility with the Marketplace Theory. Hastings Communications & Entertainment Law Journal, 35 (3), 391 – 428.

Bunker, M.D., & Calvert, C. (2013). Could Wild Horses Drag Access Away From Courtrooms? Expanding First Amendment Rights To New Pastures. Communication Law and Policy, 18 (3), 247 – 264.

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted

Professor, Department of Telecommunication

Chan-Olmsted, S., Wang, R., & Hwang, K. (2020). Substitutability and complementarity of broadcast radio and music streaming services: The millennial perspective. Mobile Media & Communication, 8(2), 209-228.

Chan-Olmsted, S., & Xiao, M. (2019). Smart Sports Fans: Factors Influencing Sport Consumption on Smartphones. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 28(4), 181-194.

Chan-Olmsted, S. (2019). A Review of Artificial Intelligence Adoptions in the Media Industry. The International Journal of Media Management, 21(3), 193-215. DOI: 10.1080/14241277.2019.1695619

Chan-Olmsted, S., & Xiao, M. (2019). Factors Affecting Smartphone Dependency of Media Consumers. International Journal of Mobile Communications.

Xiao, M., Wang, R., & Chan-Olmsted, S. (2018). Factors Affecting YouTube Influencer Marketing Credibility: A Heuristic-Systematic Model. Journal of Media Business Studies.

Chan-Olmsted, S., Wolter, L., & Xiao, M. (2018). Defining, Conceptualizing, and Assessing the Practice of Branded Content as a Marketing Communications Strategy. Transfer Zeitschrift - Werbeforschung & Praxis (Transfer: Advertising Research and Practice).

Chan-Olmsted, S., & Wolter, L. (2018). Perceptions and Practices of Media Engagement: A Global Perspective. International Journal on Media Management. DOI: 10.1080/14241277.2017.1402183

Chan-Olmsted, S., & Su, L. (2017). Relationship between advertising and consumption in China: Exploring the roles of economic development and mass media. Global Media and China. DOI: 10.1177/2059436417744368

Chang, B., Kwon, S., Nam, S., & Chan-Olmsted, S. (2017). Toward an integrated model of software piracy determinants: A cross-national longitudinal study. Telematics and Informatics, 34(7), 1113-1124.

Lee, S., Lee, S., & Chan-Olmsted, S. (2017). An empirical analysis of tablet PC diffusion. Telematics and Informatics, 34(2), 518-527.

Hwang, K., Chan-Olmsted, S., Nam, S., & Chang, B. (2016). Factors affecting mobile application usage: Exploring the roles of gender, age, and application types. International Journal of Mobile Communications, 14(3), 256-272.

Nam, S., Chang, N., Chan-Olmsted, S., & Kim, H. (2016). Repeat consumption of media goods: Examining the factors affecting repeat theatrical viewing of movies. Journal of Media Economics, 29(4), 167-180.

Chan-Olmsted, S., & Shay, R. (2016). The New Digital Media Value Network: Proposing an Interactive Model of Digital Media Value Activities. Icono, 14(2), 46-74.

Chan-Olmsted, S., & Shay, R. (2016). Understanding Tablet Consumers Exploring the Factors That Affect Tablet and Dual Mobile Device Ownership. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 93(4), 857-883.

Huan Chen

Assistant Professor, Department of Advertising

Chen, Huan and Ye Wang (forthcoming), “Product Placement in Hollywood Movies: A Longitudinal Analysis,” Journal of Promotion Management.

Chen, Huan (2015), “College Aged Consumers’ Interpretation of Twitter and Marketing Information on Twitter,” Young Consumers, 16(2), 208-221.

Fan, Xiaoqing, Huan Chen, and Fang Liu (2014), “The Anxiety of Time and Trust: Interpretation of Microblog and It’s Marketing Information by Chinese White-Collar Consumers,” Journal of Advertising Study (Chinese), 2, 91-97.

Fan, Xiaoqing and Huan Chen (2014), “To See and to Be Seen: Chinese White-Collar Workers’ Interpretation of Microblogging and Social Capital,” International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies, 4(1), 1-14.

Chen, Huan and Eric Haley (2014), “Product Placement in Social Game: Consumer Experiences in China,” Journal of Advertising, 43(3), 286-295.

Chen, Huan, Enying Lin, Fang Liu and Tingting Dai (2013), “See Me or Not, I am There: Chinese White-Collar Moviegoers’ Interpretation of Product Placements in Chinese Commercial Movies,” Journal of Promotion Management, 19(5), 507-533.

Chen, Huan, Fang Liu and Tingting Dai (2013), “Chinese Consumers’ Perceptions toward Smartphone and Marketing Communication on Smartphone,” International Journal of Mobile Marketing, 8(1), 38-45.

Chen, Huan and Audrey Deterding (2013), “College-aged Young Consumers’ Interpretations of Product Placement in Social Games,” Young Consumers, 14 (1), 41-51.

Chen, Huan and Ronald E. Taylor (2012),” Message Strategies of Chinese Award-winning Print Advertisements: A Longitudinal Analysis Using Taylor’s Six-Segment Message Strategy Wheel,” Journal of Intercultural Communication, 30,

Chen, Huan and Eric Haley (2010), “The Lived Meanings of Chinese Social Network Sites (SSNs) among Urban White-Collar Professionals: A Story of Happy Network,” Journal of Interactive Advertising, 11 (1), 11-26.

Chen, Huan (2005), “Effects of Advertising on Children’s Consumer Behavior: A Psychological Perspective,” China Radio & TV Academic Journal, 6, 22-23.

Chen, Huan (2004), “Integrated Marketing Communication in the Era of New Media: From Traditional IMC to Interactive IMC,” Journal of Northeast Normal University, 4, 158-162.

Chen, Huan (2004), “A Theoretical Model of Advertising Education Model: Creativity is the Key,” Journal of China High Education Research, 6,756-761.

Chen, Huan (2004), “A Report of Qingdao Newspaper Industry,” Journal of Newspaper Industry, 6, 35-37.

Chen, Huan (2004), “A Study on Similarity of Wuhan Metropolitan Newspapers,” Journal of Press Circles, 3, 70-71.

Chen, Huan (2001), “Reexamination of Integrated Marketing Communication,” Journal of Wuhan University Graduate Students, 17, 127-131

Amy Jo Coffey

Associate Professor, Department of Telecommunication

Hull, K. & Coffey, A.J. (2015). An exploration of shared services agreements within U.S. local television markets. Journal of Media Business Studies, 12(2), 138-151.

Coffey, A.J. (2014). The power of cultural factors in Spanish language advertising. Journal of Advertising Research, 54(3), 346-355.

Yang, Y. & Coffey, A.J. (2014). Evaluating online audiences: Predictors of audience interactive feature use on internet video websites. International Journal on Media Management, 16(2), 77-103.

Yang, Y. & Coffey, A.J. (2014). Audience interactivity on video websites and the business implications for online media platforms. Journal of Media Business Studies, 11(2), 25-56.

Coffey, A.J. (2014). “The power of cultural factors in Spanish-language advertising,” Journal of Advertising Research, 54(3), 346-355., A.J. (2014). The power of cultural factors in Spanish-language advertising. Journal of Advertising Research, 54(3), 346-355.

Yang, Y. & Coffey, A.J. (2014). Audience valuation in the new media era: Interactivity, online engagement and electronic word-of-mouth value. International Journal on Media Management, 16(2), 77-103.

Yang, Y. & Coffey, A.J. (2014). Audience interactivity on video websites and the business implications for online media platforms. Journal of Media Business Studies, 11(2).

Coffey, A.J., Kamhawi, R., Fishwick, P., & Henderson, J. (2013). New media environments’ comparative effects upon intercultural sensitivity: A five-dimensional analysis. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 37(5), 605-627.

Coffey, A.J. (2013). Representing ourselves: Ethnic representation in America’s television newsrooms. Howard Journal of Communications, 24(2), 154-177.

Coffey, A.J. (2013). Understanding the invisibility of the Asian-American television audience: Why marketers often overlook an audience of “model” consumers. Journal of Advertising Research, 53(1), 101-118.

Coffey, A.J. (2012). Advertiser attitudes regarding the substitutability of English language television to reach foreign language target audiences. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 89(4), 710-730.

Coffey, A.J. (2012). Teaching students to serve niche audiences: A case study in Spanish language news. Electronic News, 62(2), 81-91.

Coffey, A.J. & Wurst, J. (2012). Audience as product: Identifying advertiser preferences. Journal of Media Business Studies, 9(4), 21-39.

Coffey, A.J. & Cleary, J. (2011). Promotional practices of cable news networks: A comparative analysis of new and traditional spaces. International Journal on Media Management, 13(3), 161-176.

Beck, D., Fishwick, D., Kamhawi, R., Coffey, A.J., & Henderson, J. (2011). Synthesizing presence: A multidisciplinary review of the literature. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 3(3), 3-35.

Coffey, A.J. & Sanders, A.K. (2010). Defining a product market for Spanish-language broadcast media: Lessons from United States v. Univision Communications, Inc. and Hispanic Broadcasting. Communication Law and Policy, 15(1), 55-89.

Fishwick, P., Kamhawi, R., Coffey, A.J., & Henderson, J. (2010). An Experimental Design and Preliminary Results for a Cultural Training System Simulation. Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, Baltimore, MD, 799-810.

Coffey, A.J., & Sanders, A.K. (2010). Defining a product market for Spanish-language broadcast media: Lessons from United States v. Univision Communications, Inc. and Hispanic Broadcasting. Communication Law and Policy, 15(1), 55-89.

Coffey, A.J., & Cleary, J. (2008). Valuing new media spaces: Are cable network news crawls cross-promotional agents? Journalism & Mass Communications Quarterly 85(4), 894-912.

Coffey, A.J. (2008). The case for audience isolation: Language and culture as predictors of advertiser investment. International Journal on Media Management, 10(2), 81-90.

Becker, L.B., Vlad, T., Coffey, A.J. & Tucker, M. (2005). 2004 Enrollment Report: Enrollment Growth Rate Slows; Field’s Focus on Undergraduate Education at Odds with University Setting. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 60(3), 286-314.

J. Robyn Goodman

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising

“Pretty as a Website: Examining Aesthetics on Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedure Websites,” (accepted for publication). Adriane Grumbein and J. Robyn Goodman Visual Communication (in press)

“Effects of Cosmetic Surgery Advertising: Advertising Strategies of an Emerging Market in Korea,” (in press). Mihyun Kang and J. Robyn Goodman. The Journal of Advertising and Promotion Research.

“Barometer for Beauty: How Cosmetic Surgery Websites Define and Visualize ‘What is Beautiful’,” 2014. J. Robyn Goodman and Eun Soo Rhee. Visual Communication Quarterly, vol. 21(1), p. 25-39.

“Perfect Bodies, Imperfect Messages: The Media’s Coverage of Cosmetic Surgery and Ideal Beauty,” (in press), Chp. in Steiner, Carter & McLaughlin (eds.) Routledge Companion on Media and Gender

J. Robyn Goodman and Eun Soo Rhee, Barometer for beauty: How cosmetic surgery websites define and visualize ‘what is beautiful’, (in press),  Visual Communication Quarterly

Goodman, J.R., Morris, J.D. & Sutherland, J. C. (2008). Is Beauty a Joy Forever? Young women’s emotional responses to varying types of beautiful advertising models. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 85(1), 147-158.

Myiah Hutchens

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Relations

Eveland, W. P., Song, H., Hutchens, M. J., & Levitan, L. C. (2019). Not being accurate is not quite the same as being inaccurate: Variations in reported (in)accuracy of perceptions of political views of network members due to uncertainty. Communication Methods and Measures, 13(4), 305-311. DOI: 10.1080/19312458.2019.1612865

Hutchens, M. J., Hmielowski, J., & Beam, M. A. (2019). Reinforcing spirals of political discussion and attitude polarization. Communication Monographs, 86(3), 357-376. DOI: 10.1080/03637751.2019.1575255

Hutchens, M. J., Hmielowski, J., Silva, D. E., & Cicchirillio, V. J. (2019). What’s in a username?: Civility, group identification and norms. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 16(3), 203-218. DOI: 10.1080/19331681.2019.1633983

Relly, J. E., & Hutchens, M. J. (2019). The influence of “dark networks” on citizens’ confidence in democratic institutions in Mexico. The Social Science Journal, 55(4), 555-564. DOI: 10.1016/j.soscij.2018.10.005

Silva, D. E., Hutchens, M. J., Donaway, R. R., & Beam, M. A. (2018). 300 Million Clicks and Political Engagement via Facebook in the 2016 American Presidential Election: How Online Activity Changes Across Time and Sources. Mass Communication and Society, 21(6), 742-762. DOI: 10.1080/15205436.2018.1497660

Beam, M. A., Child, J. T., Hutchens, M. J., & Hmielowski, J. (2018). Context collapse and privacy management: Diversity in Facebook friends increases online news reading and sharing. new media & society, 20(7), 2296-2314. DOI: 10.1177/1461444817714790

Beam, M. A., Hmielowski, J., & Hutchens, M. J. (2018). Democratic Digital Inequalities: Threat and Opportunity in Online Citizenship From Motivation and Ability. American Behavioral Scientist, 62(8), 1079-1096. DOI: 10.1177/0002764218764253

Hmielowski, J., Kim, S., Hutchens, M. J., & Beam, M. A. (2018). Engaged or Disengaged? Examining the Relationship Between Electoral Ambivalence and Indicators of Political Engagement in the 2012 US Election. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 26(1), 32-45. DOI: 10.1080/15456870.2018.1398164

Hutchens, M. J., Eveland, W. P., Morey, A. C., & Sokhey, A. E. (2018). Evaluating Summary Measures of Heterogeneous Political Discussion: The Critical Roles of Excluded Cases and Discussion with People Holding Extreme Views. Communication Methods and Measures, 12(4), 276-294. DOI: 10.1080/19312458.2018.1479844

Beam, M. A., Hutchens, M. J., & Hmielowski, J. (2018). Facebook news and (de) polarization: reinforcing spirals in the 2016 US election. Information, Communication & Society, 21(7), 940-958. DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2018.144478

Hutchens, M. J. (2018). Learning to Straddle the Fence. Political Communication, 1-3. DOI: 10.1080/10584609.2018.1477505

Yamamoto, M., Hmielowski, J., Beam, M. A., & Hutchens, M. J. (2018). Skepticism as a political orientation factor: A moderated mediation model of online opinion expression. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 15(2), 178-192. DOI: 10.1080/19331681.2018.1460287

Hmielowski, J., Beam, M. A., & Hutchens, M. J. (2017). Bridging the partisan divide? Exploring ambivalence and information seeking over time in the 2012 US presidential election. Mass Communication and Society, 20(3), 336-357. DOI: 10.1080/15205436.2017.1278775

Wang, M. Y., Hmielowski, J., Hutchens, M. J., & Beam, M. A. (2017). Extending the spiral of silence: partisan media, perceived support, and sharing opinions online. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 14(3), 248-262. DOI: 10.1080/19331681.2017.1338980

PytlikZillig, L. M., Hutchens, M. J., Muhlberger, P., & Tomkins, A. J. (2017). Prompting deliberation about nanotechnology: Information, instruction, and discussion effects on individual engagement and knowledge. Journal of Public Deliberation, 13(2), 2. Retrieved from

Hutchens, M. J., Hmielowski, J., Pinkleton, B. E., & Beam, M. A. (2016). A spiral of skepticism? The relationship between citizens’ involvement with campaign information to their skepticism and political knowledge. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 93(4), 1073-1090. DOI: 10.1177/1077699016654439

Beam, M. A., Hutchens, M. J., & Hmielowski, J. (2016). Clicking vs. sharing: The relationship between online news behaviors and political knowledge. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 215-220. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.013

Hmielowski, J., Beam, M. A., & Hutchens, M. J. (2016). Structural changes in media and attitude polarization: Examining the contributions of TV news before and after the Telecommunications Act of 1996. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 28(2), 153-172. DOI: 10.1093/ijpor/edv012

Hutchens, M. J., Cicchirillo, V. J., & Hmielowski, J. (2015). How could you think that?!?!: Understanding intentions to engage in political flaming. New media & society, 17(8), 1201-1219. DOI: 10.1177/1461444814522947

Hutchens, M. J., Hmielowski, J., & Beam, M. A. (2015). Rush, Rachel, and Rx: Modeling partisan media's influence on structural knowledge of healthcare policy. Mass Communication and Society, 18(2), 123-143. DOI: 10.1080/15205436.2014.902968

Cicchirillo, V., Hmielowski, J., & Hutchens, M. J. (2015). The mainstreaming of verbally aggressive online political behaviors. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, And Social Networking, 18(5), 253-259. DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2014.0355

Hmielowski, J., Hutchens, M. J., & Cicchirillo, V. J. (2014). Living in an age of online incivility: Examining the conditional indirect effects of online discussion on political flaming. Information, Communication & Society, 17(10), 1196-1211. DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2014.899609

Eveland, Jr, W. P., Hutchens, M. J., & Morey, A. C. (2013). Political network size: Micro and Macro implications. Political Communication, 30, 371-394. DOI: 10.1080/10584609.2012.737433

Eveland, Jr, W. P., & Hutchens, M. J. (2013). The role of conversation in developing accurate political perceptions: A multilevel social network approach. Human Communication Research, 39(4), 422-444. DOI: 10.1111/hcre.12011

PytlikZillig, L. M., Hutchens, M. J., Muhlberger, P., Wang, S., Harris, R., Neiman, J. L., & Tomkins, A. J. (2013). The varieties of individual engagement (vie) scales: Confirmatory factor analyses across two samples and contexts. Journal of Public Deliberation, 9(2), 8. Retrieved from

Morey, A. C., Eveland, Jr, W. P., & Hutchens, M. J. (2012). The “who” matters: Types of interpersonal relationships and avoidance of political disagreement. Political Communication, 29(1), 86-103. DOI: 10.1080/10584609.2011.641070

Eveland, Jr, W. P., Morey, A. C., & Hutchens, M. J. (2011). Beyond deliberation: New directions for the study of informal political conversation from a communication perspective. Journal of Communication, 61(6), 1082-1103. DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2011.01598.x

Hutchens, M. J., & Eveland, Jr, W. P. (2009). Contextual antecedents and political consequences of adolescent political discussion, discussion elaboration, and network diversity. Political Communication, 26(1), 30-47. DOI: 10.1080/10584600802622837

Eveland, Jr, W. P., Hutchens, M. J., & Shen, F. (2009). Exposure, attention, or “use” of news? Assessing aspects of the reliability and validity of a central concept in political communication research. Communication Methods and Measures, 3(4), 223-244. DOI: 10.1080/19312450903378925

Eveland, Jr, W. P., & Hutchens, M. J. (2009). Political discussion frequency, network size, and “heterogeneity” of discussion as predictors of political knowledge and participation. Journal of Communication, 59(2), 205-224. DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2009.01412.x

Hutchens, M. J., & Eveland, Jr, W. P. (2009). The Long-Term Impact of High School Civics Curricula on Political Knowledge, Democratic Attitudes and Civic Behaviors: A Multi-Level Model of Direct and Mediated Effects through Communication. CIRCLE Working Paper\# 65. Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). Retrieved from

Sriram Kalyanaraman

Professor, Department of Journalism

Wojdynski, B., & Kalyanaraman, S. (2015, online first). The three dimensions of Website navigability: Explication and effects. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

Lyons, E. J., Tate, D. F., Ward, D. S., Ribisl, K., Bowling, J. B., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2014). Engagement, enjoyment, and energy expenditure during active video game play. Health Psychology, 33(2), 174-181.

Turner-McGrievy, G., Kalyanaraman, S., & Campbell, M. (2013). Delivering health information via podcast or Web: Media effects on psychosocial and physiological responses. Health Communication, 28(2), 101-109.

Li, C., & Kalyanaraman, S. (2013). “I, me, mine” or “Us, we, ours?” The influence of cultural psychology on Web-based customization. Media Psychology. 16(3), 272-294.

Lyons, E. J., Tate, D. F., Ward, D. S., Ribisl, K., Bowling, J. B., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2012). Do motion controllers make action video games less sedentary? A randomized experiment. Journal of Obesity. Article ID 852147, 7 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/852147.

Li, C., & Kalyanaraman, S. (2012). What if website editorial content and ads are in two different languages? A study of bilingual consumers’ online information processing. Journal of Consumer Behavior, 11, 198-206.

Baym, N., Campbell, S. W., Horst, H., Kalyanaraman, S., Oliver, M. B., Rothenbuhler, E., Weber, R., & Miller, K. (2012). Communication theory and research in the age of new media: A conversation from the CM Café. Communication Monographs, 79(2), 256-267.

Li, C., Kalyanaraman, S., & Du, Y. (2011). Moderating effect of collectivism on customized communication: An exploratory study with tailored and targeted messages. Asian Journal of Communication, 21(6), 575-594.

Lyons, E. J., Tate, D. F., Ward, D. S., Bowling, J. B., Ribisl, K., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2011). Energy expenditure and enjoyment during video game play: Differences by game type. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(10), 1987-1993.

Kalyanaraman, S., Penn, D., Ivory, J., & Judge, A. (2010). The virtual doppelganger:  Effects of a virtual reality simulator on perceptions of schizophrenia.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198(6), 437-443.

Magee, R., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2010).  The perceived moral qualities of web sites: Implications for persuasion processes in human–computer interaction.  Ethics and Information Technology, 12, 109-125.

Bobkowski, P., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2010).  Effects of online Christian self-disclosure on impression formation.  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 49(3), 456-476.

Li, C., & Kalyanaraman, S. (2010). What if the Web content and the Web ad are in two different languages: A code-switching effect test,” in Easwar Iyer and Robin Coulter (Eds.), Proceedings of the AMA Summer Educators’ Conference, pp. 127. *

Lobach, D. F., Waters, A., Silvey, G. M., Clark, S. J., Kalyanaraman, S., Kawamoto, K., & Lipkus, I.  (2009).  Facilitating consumer clinical information seeking by maintaining referential context:  Evaluation of a prototypic approach.  Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association, 380-384. *

Kalyanaraman, S., & Ivory, J.  (2009).  Enhanced information scent, selective discounting, or consummate breakdown:  The psychological effects of Web-based search results.  Media Psychology, 12, 295-319.

Magee, R., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2009).  Effects of worldview and mortality salience in persuasion processes.  Media Psychology, 12 (2), 1-24.

Ivory, J., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2009).  Video games make people violent—well, maybe not that game: Effects of content and person abstraction on perceptions of violent video games’ effects and support of censorship.  Communication Reports, 22 (1), 1-12.

Ito, K. E., Kalyanaraman, S., Brown, J. B., & Miller, W. C.  (2008).  Factors affecting avatar use in a STI prevention CD-ROM.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 42, S19. *

Kalyanaraman, S., & Sundar, S. S.  (2008).  Portrait of the portal as a metaphor:  Explicating Web portals for communication research.  Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 85 (2), 239-256.

Ito, K. E., Kalyanaraman, S., Ford, C. A., Brown, J. B., & Miller, W. C.  (2008).  Let’s talk about sex:  Pilot study of an interactive CD-ROM to prevent HIV/STIs in female adolescents.  AIDS Education & Prevention, 28 (1), 78-89. 

Ivory, J., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2007).  The effects of technological advancement and violent content in video games on players’ feelings of presence, involvement, physiological arousal, and aggression.  Journal of Communication, 57, 532-555.

Oliver, M. B., Kalyanaraman, S., Mahood, C., & Ramasubramanian, S.  (2007).  Sexual and violent imagery in movie previews:  Effects on viewers’ perceptions and anticipated enjoyment.  Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 51, 596-614.

Kalyanaraman, S., & Sundar, S. S.  (2006).  The psychological appeal of personalized content in Web portals:  Does customization affect attitudes and behaviors? Journal of Communication, 56, 110-132.

Sundar, S. S., & Kalyanaraman, S.  (2004).  Arousal, memory, and impression-formation effects of animation speed in Web advertising.  Journal of Advertising, 33 (1), 7-17.

Tom Kelleher

Associate Dean, Division of Graduate Studies and Research
Professor, Department of Advertising

Kelleher, T., Men, R., & Thelen, P. (2019). CEO ghost posting and voice: Effects on perceived authentic leadership, organizational transparency, and employee-organization relationships. Public Relations Journal, 12(4), 1-23. Retrieved from

Gaylord, M., & Kelleher, T. (2019). Degree satisfaction and likelihood of giving: A survey of professional school millennial alumni. Journal of Education Advancement and Marketing, 3(4), 389-400. Retrieved from

Sweetser, K. D., & Kelleher, T. (2016). Communicated commitment and conversational voice: Abbreviated measures of communicative strategies for maintaining organization-public relationships. Journal of Public Relations Research, 28(5-6), 217-231. DOI: 10.1080/1062726x.2016.1237359

Kelleher, T., & Sweetser, K. (2012). Social media adoption among university communicators. Journal of Public Relations Research, 24(2), 105-122. DOI: 10.1080/1062726x.2012.626130

Sweetser, K. D., & Kelleher, T. (2011). A survey of social media use, motivation and leadership among public relations practitioners. Public Relations Review, 37(4), 425–428.

Kelleher, T. (2009). Conversational voice, communicated commitment, and public relations outcomes in interactive online communication. Journal of Communication, 59(1), 172–188.

San Jose, D. L., & Kelleher, T. (2009). Measuring ecoshock and affective learning: A comparison of student responses to online and face-to-face learning ecologies. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 5(3), 469.

Diga, M., & Kelleher, T. (2009). Social media use, perceptions of decision-making power, and public relations roles. Public Relations Review, 35(4), 440–442.

Kelleher, T. (2008). Organizational contingencies, organizational blogs and public relations practitioner stance toward publics. Public Relations Review, 34(3), 300–302.

Kelleher, T., & Miller, B. M. (2006). Organizational blogs and the human voice: Relational strategies and relational outcomes. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 11(2), 395–414.

Kelleher, T., & O’malley, M. (2005). Applying the technology acceptance model to assess outcomes in a globally linked strategic communication project. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 60(4), 402–414.

Kelleher, T. (2004). PR and conflict: A theoretical review and case study of the 2001 University of Hawaii faculty strike. Journal of Communication Management, 8(2), 184–196.

O’Malley, M., & Kelleher, T. (2002). Papayas and pedagogy: Geographically dispersed teams and Internet self-efficacy. Public Relations Review, 28(2), 175–184.

Cooper, T., & Kelleher, T. (2001). Better mousetrap? Of Emerson, ethics, and postmillennium persuasion. Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 16(2-3), 176–192.

Kelleher, T. (2001). Public relations roles and media choice. Journal of Public Relations Research, 13(4), 303–320.

Kelleher, T., & Dodd, J. E. (1999). Students’ use of e-mail in an undergraduate public relations course.

Kelleher, T., Henley, M., Gennarelli, D., & Hon, L. (1997). Communication on the World Wide Web designing an effective homepage. Journal of Applied Communications, 81(2), 29–42.

Spiro Kiousis

Executive Associate Dean, College of Journalism and Communications
Professor, Department of Public Relations

Kim, J., Kiousis, S., & Xiang, Z. (Accepted/In-Press). Agenda Building and Agenda Setting in Business: Corporate Reputation Attributes. Corporate Reputation Review.

Kiousis, S. & Strömbäck, J. (2015). The Strategic Context of Political Communication. In D. Holtzhausen and A. Zerfass (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication (pp. 383-395). New York: Routledge.

Kiousis, S. & Strömbäck, J. (2014). Political Public Relations. Handbook of Communication Sciences Volume 18: Political Communication. Berlin, Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.

Strömbäck, J. & Kiousis, S. (2014). Strategic Political Communication in Election Campaigns. Handbook of Communication Sciences Volume 18: Political Communication. Berlin, Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.

Svensson, E., Kiousis, S., & Strömbäck, J. (2014). Creating a Win-Win Situation? Relationship Cultivation and the Use of Social Media in the 2012 Campaign. In Hendricks, John Allen & Schill, Dan (Eds.), Presidential Campaigning and Social Media. An Analysis of the 2012 Campaign (pp. 28-43). New York: Oxford University Press.

McDevitt, M. & Kiousis, S. (2014), Active Political Parenting: Youth Contributions during Election Campaigns. Social Science Quarterly. doi: 10.1111/ssqu.12127

Kiousis, S., Kim, J., Ragas, M., Wheat, G., Kochhar, S., Svensson, E., & Miles, M. (2014). Exploring New Frontiers of Agenda Building during the 2012 U.S. Presidential Elections Pre-Convention Period: Examining Linkages across Three Levels. Journalism Studies. DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2014.906930

Cahyanto, I., Pennington-Gray, L., Thapa, B., Srinivasan, S., Villegas, J., Matyas, C., & Kiousis, S. (2014). An Empirical Evaluation of the Determinants of Tourist’s Hurricane. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2, 253-265.

Kiousis, S. Kim, J., Carnifax, A., & Kochhar, S. (2014). Exploring the Role of Senate Majority Leader Political Public Relations Efforts: Comparing Agenda-Building Effectiveness across Information Subsidies. Public Relations Review.

Kiousis, S. (2014). Issue Management. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), Concise Encyclopedia of Communication, (pp. x – y). Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Rim, H., Ha, J., & Kiousis, S. (2014). The Evidence of Compelling Arguments in Agenda-Building Process: Relationships among Public Information Subsidies, Media Coverage, and Risk Perceptions during Pandemic Outbreak. Journal of Communication Management, 18.

Kiousis, S. (2014). Issue Management. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), Concise Encyclopedia of Communication, (pp. x – y). Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Kiousis, S., Park, J., Kim, J., & Go, E. (2013). Exploring the Role of Agenda-Building Efforts on Media Coverage and Policymaking Activity of Healthcare Reform. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 90, 652-672.

Schroeder, A., Pennington-Gray, L., Donohoe, H., & Kiousis, S. (2013). Using Social Media in Times of Crisis. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 30, 126-143.

Kim, J. & Kiousis, S. (2012). The Role of Affect in Agenda Building for Public Relations: Implications for Public Relations Outcomes. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 89, 657-676.

Kiousis, S. (2011, Updated from 2008). Issues Management. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication, Volume VI (pp. 2543-2545). Oxford, UK and Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Ragas, M., Kim, J., Lim, H., & Kiousis, S. (2011). Agenda-Building and Agenda-Setting in the Corporate Sphere: Analyzing Influence in the 2008 Yahoo!-Icahn Proxy Contest. Public Relations Review, 37, 257-265.

McCombs, M., Holbert, L., Kiousis, S., Wanta, W. (2011). The News and Public Opinion: Media Effects on the Elements of Civic Life. Polity.

Strömbäck, J. & Kiousis, S. (Eds.). (2011). Political Public Relations: Principles and Applications. Routledge.

Strömbäck, J. & Kiousis, S. (2011). Ch. 1: Political Public Relations: Defining and Mapping an Emerging Field. In J. Strömbäck & S. Kiousis (Eds.). Political Public Relations: Principles and Applications. Routledge.

Kiousis, S. & Strömbäck, J. (2011). Ch. 15: Political Public Relations Research in the Future. In J. Strömbäck & S. Kiousis (Eds.). Political Public Relations: Principles and Applications. Routledge.

Kiousis, S. (2011). Agenda-Setting and Attitudes: Exploring the Impact of Media Salience on Perceived Salience and Public Attitude Strength of U.S. Presidential Candidate from 1984-2004. Journalism Studies.

Kiousis, S., Laskin, A., & Kim, J. (2011). Congressional Agenda-Building: Examining the Influence of Congressional Communications from the Speaker of the House. Public Relations Journal.

Kim, J., Xiang, Z., & Kiousis, S. (2011). International Agenda Building Effects of Presidential Candidate Public Relations on Global Media Coverage and Public Opinion: 2008 U.S. Presidential Election. Public Relations Review, 37, 109-111.

Strömbäck, J., Mitrook, M., & Kiousis, S. (2010). Bridging Two Schools of Thought: Applications of Public Relations Theory to Political Marketing. Journal of Political Marketing, 9, 1-20.

Golan, G. & Kiousis, S. (2010). Religion, media credibility and support for democracy in the Arab world. Journal of Media and Religion, 9, 84-98.

Kiousis, S. & Strömbäck, J. (2010). The White House and Public Relations: Examining the Linkages between presidential communications and public opinion. Public Relations Review, 36, 7-14.

Ragas, M. & Kiousis, S. (2010). Intermedia agenda-setting and political activism: MoveOn.Org and the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election. Mass Communication & Society, 13, 560-583.

Strömbäck, J. & Kiousis, S. (2010). Comparing media effects across different media channels and media types. Journal of Communication, 60, 271-292.

Kiousis, S., & McDevitt, M. (2008). Agenda-setting and voter turnout: Implications for political socialization. Communication Research, 35, 481-502.

Kiousis, S., & Wu, X. (2008). International agenda-building and agenda-setting: Exploring the influence of public relations counsel on news media and public perceptions of foreign nations. International Communication Gazette, 70, 58-75.

Kiousis, S, & Shields, A. (2008). Intercandidate agenda-setting in presidential elections: issue and attribute agendas in the 2004 campaign. Public Relations Review, 34, 325-330.

Kiousis, S., Popescu, C., & Mitrook, M. (2007). Understanding influence on corporate reputation: an examination of public relations efforts, media coverage, public opinion, and financial performance from an agenda-building and agenda-setting perspective. Journal of Public Relations Research, 19, 147-165.

Yeon, H., Choi, Y., & Kiousis, S. (2007). Interactive communication features on nonprofit organizations’ web pages for the practice of excellent public relations. Journal of Website Promotion, 1, 61-83.

McDevitt, M., & Kiousis, S. (2007). The red and blue of adolescence: Origins of the compliant voter and defiant activist. American Behavioral Scientist, 50, 1214-1230.

Golan, G., Kiousis, S, & McDaniel, M. (2007). Second-level agenda-setting and political advertising: investigating the transfer of issue and attribute saliency during the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Journalism Studies, 8, 432-443.

McDevitt, M., & Kiousis, S. (2006). Deliberative Learning: Civic Development as Discursive Transformation. Communication Education, 55, 247-264.

Kiousis, S., Mitrook, M., Wu, X., & Seltzer, T. (2006). First- and Second-Level Agenda-Building and Agenda-Setting Effects: Exploring the Linkages among Candidate News Releases, Media Coverage, and Public Opinion during the 2002 Florida Gubernatorial Election. Journal of Public Relations Research, 18, 265-285.

Kiousis, S. & Dimitrova, D. (2006). Differential Impact of Web Site Content: Exploring the Influence of Source (Public Relations vs. News), Modality, and Participation on College Students’ Perceptions. Public Relations Review, 32, 177-179.

Kiousis, S. (2006). Exploring the Impact of Modality on Perceptions of Credibility for Online News Stories. Journalism Studies, 7, 348-359.

Kiousis, S., McDevitt, M., & Wu, X. (2005). The Genesis of Civic Awareness: Agenda-Setting in Political Socialization. Journal of Communication, 55, 756-774.

Kiousis, S. (2005). Compelling Arguments and Attitude Strength: Exploring the Impact of Second-Level Agenda-Setting on Public Opinion of Presidential Candidate Images. The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 10, 3-27.

Martinez, B. & Kiousis, S. (2005). Empowering Citizens in Emerging Democracies: Developing Effective Public Relations Media Strategies for Political Participation. Studier i PolitiskKommunikation, 15, 4-20. Sundsvall: Center for Political Communication Research.

Janice Krieger

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising

Strekalova, J., & Krieger, J. L. (in press). A picture really is worth a thousand words: Public engagement with cancer information on social media.  Journal of Cancer Education.

Krok-Schoen, J., Katz, M., Oliveri J., Young G., Pennell M., Reiter P., Plascak, J., Slater, M., Krieger, J. L., Tatum, C., & Paskett, E. (in press). A Media and Clinic Intervention to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Ohio Appalachia.  BioMed Research International, ID 943152.

Krieger, J. L., Palmer-Wackerly, A., Dailey, P., Krok, J., Schoenberg, N., & Paskett, E. (in press).  Comprehension of randomization and uncertainty in cancer clinical trials decision-making among rural, Appalachian patients. Journal of Cancer Education.

Krieger, J. L., Palmer-Wackerly, A., Krok-Schoen, J., Dailey, P., Wojno, J., Schoenberg, N., Paskett, E., & Dignan, M. (in press). Caregiver perceptions of their influence on cancer treatment decision making.  Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

Miller-Day, M., Hecht, M., Krieger, J. L., Pettigrew, J., Shin, Y., & Graham, J. (in press). Teacher narratives and student engagement: Testing narrative engagement theory in drug prevention education.  Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

Kam, J. A., Krieger, J. L., Basinger, E. D., & Figueroa-Caballero, A. (in press). What do high school students say when they talk to their friends about substance use? Exploring the content of substance-use-specific communication with friends. Health Communication.

Katz, M. L., Keller, B., Tatum, C. M., Fickle, D. K., Midkiff, C., Carver, S., Krieger, J. L., Slater, M. D., & Paskett, E. D. (in press). Community members’ input into cancer prevention campaign development and experience being featured in the campaign. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, & Action.

Palmer-Wackerly, A. L., & Krieger, J. L. (2015). Dancing around infertility: The use of metaphors in a complex medical situation. Health Communication, 30, 612-623.

Pettigrew, J., Graham, J. W., Miller-Day, M., Hecht, M. L., Krieger, J. L., & Shin, Y. (2015). Adherence and delivery: Implementation quality and program outcomes for the 7th grade keepin’ it REAL program. Prevention Science, 16, 90-99.

Schroeder, D., Miller-Day, M., & Krieger, J. L. (2014). Do actions speak louder than words?: Adolescent interpretations of parental substance use. Journal of Family Communication, 14, 328-351.

Shin, Y., Miller-Day, M., Pettigrew, J., Hecht, M. L., & Krieger, J. L. (2014). Typology of delivery quality: Latent profile analysis of teacher engagement and delivery techniques in a school based prevention intervention, keepin’ it REAL curriculum. Health Education Research, 29, 897-905.

Krieger, J. L. (2014). Last resort or roll of the die? Exploring the role of metaphors in cancer clinical trials education among medically underserved populations. Journal of Health Communication, 19, 1161-77.

Graham, J. W., Pettigrew, J., Miller-Day, M., Krieger, J. L., Zhou, J., & Hecht, M. (2014). Random assignment of schools to groups in the Drug Resistance Strategies Rural project: Some new methodological twists. Prevention Science, 15, 516-525

Krieger, J. L. (2014). Family communication about cancer treatment decision-making: A description of the DECIDE typology. In E. Cohen (Ed.), Communication Yearbook, 38, 279-305. New York: Routledge.

Palmer-Wackerly, A. L., Krok, J. L., Dailey, P. M., Kight, L., & Krieger, J. L. (2014). Community engagement as a process and an outcome of developing culturally grounded health communication interventions: An example from the DECIDE project. American Journal of Community Psychology, 53, 261-274.

Krieger, J. L., Coveleski, S., Hecht, M., Miller-Day, M., Graham, J. W., Pettigrew, J., & Kootsikas, A. (2013). From kids, through kids, to kids: Examining the social influence strategies used by adolescents to promote prevention among peers. Health Communication, 28, 683-695.

Krieger, J. L., Katz, M. L., Eisenberg, D., Heaner, S., Sarge, M., & Jain, P. (2013). Media coverage of cervical cancer and the HPV vaccine: Implications for geographic health inequities. Health Expectations, 16, e1-12.

Krieger, J. L., & Sarge, M. A. (2013). A serial mediation model of message framing on intentions to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine: Revisiting the role of threat and efficacy perceptions. Health Communication, 28, 5-19.

Krieger, J. L., Katz, M., Kam, J. A., & Roberto, A. J. (2012). Appalachian and non-Appalachian pediatricians’ encouragement of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine: Implications for health disparities. Women’s Health Issues, 22, e19-e26.

Krieger, J. L., Kam, J. A., Katz, M., & Roberto, A. J. (2011). Does mother know best? An actor-partner model of college-age women’s human papillomavirus vaccination behavior. Human Communication Research, 37, 107-124.

Krieger, J. L., Parrott, R. L., & Nussbaum, J. F. (2011). Metaphor use and health literacy: A pilot study of strategies to explain randomization in cancer clinical trials. Journal of Health Communication, 16, 3-16.

Moon Lee

Associate Professor, Department of Public Relations

Lee, M. J. (available online on July 14, 2017). College students’ responses to emotional anti-alcohol abuse ads: Should we scare or amuse them? Health Promotion Practice. Doi:10.1177/1524839917711639

Lee, M. J. & Cho, J.* (2017). Promoting HPV vaccination online: Message Design and Media Choice. Health Promotion Practice. 18(5). 645-653. doi: 10.1177/1524839916688229

Lee, M. J. & Chen, F.* (2017). Circulating humorous antitobacco videos on social media: Platform vs. Medium. Health Promotion Practice. 18(2). 184-192. doi:10.1177/1524839916677521

Lee, M. J. & Kang, H. (in press). The effects of message framing and risk type in skin cancer prevention messages. Journal of American Health Promotion. 1-10. DOI: 10.1177/0890117117729584

Liu, Xi* & Lee, M. J. (accepted for publication). What motivates online charitable giving among latent publics? Public Relations Research.

Kang, H.* & Lee, M. J. (in press). Designing anti-binge drinking messages: Message framing vs. evidence type. Health Communication. 1-9.

Chun J. W.* & Lee, M. J. (2017). When does individuals’ willingness to speak out on Social Media increase? Perceived Social Support and Perceived Empowerment. Computer in Human Behavior. 74. 120-129. available online:

Lee, M. J. & Chen, F. (2017). Circulating humorous antitobacco videos on social media: Platform vs. Medium. Health Promotion Practice. 18(2). 184-192. Doi:10.1177/1524839916677521

Lim, J. S. & Lee, M. J. (2016).  The effects of partisan bias, selective exposure, and economic condition on a presidential impeachment: A logistic mediation analysis.  Communication Science, 32, 7 – 27.

Lee, M. J. & Chun, J. W. (2016) Reading others’ comments and public opinion polls online: Social Judgment and Spiral of Empowerment. Computer in Human Behavior. 65:479-487. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.09.0007

Lee, M. J. & Gispanski, L. (2016) Portrayals of Eating and Drinking in Popular American TV Programs: Comparison between Scripted and Non-scripted Shows, Journal of Health Communication. 21(5):593-9. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1128019.

Chun, J. W. & Lee, M. J. (2016). Increasing individuals’ involvement and WOM intention on Social Networking Sites: Content Matters!” Computer in Human Behavior. 60:223-232. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.069

Lee, M. J., Sobralske, M., Raney, E., & Carino, B. (2016) Interpretation Time in an Ethnically Diverse Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic.  Journal of Health Organization and Management. 20;30(4). 530-540. doi: 10.1108/JHOM-02-2015-0028

Lee, M. J., Sobralske, M., Fackenthall, C. (2016). Potential Motivators and Barriers for Encouraging Health Screening for Cardiovascular Disease among Latino Men in Rural Communities in the Northwestern United States. The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Apr, 18(2):411-419. doi: 10.1007/s10903-015-0199-8

Sung, K. H. & Lee, M. J. (2015). Do online comments influence the public’s attitudes toward an organization? Effects of online comments based on individuals’ prior attitudes, Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, pp. 1-14. doi: 10.1080/00223980.2013.879847

Yu-Hao Lee

Assistant Professor, Department of Telecommunication

Lee, Y., & Littles, C. (Accepted). The more the merrier? The effects of system-aggregated group size information on user’s efficacy and intention to participate in collective actions. Internet Research.

Lee, Y., & Chen, M. (2020). Emotional Framing of News on Sexual Assault and Partisan User Engagement Behaviors. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.

Lee, Y., Yuan, C., & Wohn, D. (Accepted). How Video Streamers' Mental Health Disclosures Affect Viewers' Risk Perceptions. Health Communication.

Lee, Y., & Yuan, C. (2020). The privacy calculus of "friending" across multiple social media platforms. Social Media + Society, 6(2).

Rios, J. S., Wohn, D. Y., & Lee, Y. (2019). Effect of Internet Literacy in Understanding Older Adults’ Social Capital and Expected Internet Support. Communication Research Reports, 36(2), 93-102.

You, L., & Lee, Y. (2019). The bystander effect in cyberbullying on social network sites: Anonymity, group size, and intervention intentions. Telematics & Informatics, 45, 101284.

Lee, Y. (2019). Older adults’ digital gameplay, social capital, social connectedness, and civic participation. Game Studies, 19(1).

Miller, C. H., Dunbar, N. E., Jensen, M. L., Massey, Z. B., Lee, Y., Nicholls, S. B., Anderson, C., Adams, A. S., Cecena, J. E., Thompson, W. M., & Others, . (2019). Training Law Enforcement Officers to Identify Reliable Deception Cues With a Serious Digital Game. International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL), 9(3), 1-22.

Lee, Y., Getz, B., & Xiao, M. (2019). Does that sound right? The effects of regulatory fit and nonfit headline frames on motivated information processing. Communication Monographs. DOI: 10.1080/03637751.2019.1575158

Darville, G., Anderson--Lewis, C., Stellefson, M., Lee, Y., MacInnes, J., Pigg, Jr, R. M., Gilbert, J. E., & Thomas, S. (2018). Customization of avatars in a HPV digital gaming intervention for college-age males: An experimental study. Simulation & Gaming, 49(5), 515-537.

Dunbar, N. E., Miller, C., Lee, Y., Jensen, M., Anderson, C., Adams, A., Elizondo, J., Thompson, W., Massey, Z., Massey, S., Ralston, R., Donovan, J., Roper, R., & Wilson, S. (2018). Reliable deception cues training in an interactive video game. Computers in Human Behavior, 85, 74-85.

Lee, Y., Xiao, M., & Xiao, R. (2018). The effects of avatars’ age on older adults’ self-disclosure and trust. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking, 21(3), 173-178.

Lee, Y., & Heeter, C. (2017). The effects of cognitive capacity and gaming expertise on attention and comprehension. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 33(5), 473-485.

Michael Leslie

Associate Professor, Department of Telecommunication

Leslie, M. (2007). IP-based videoconferencing: can it promote intercultural understanding, internationalization of the curriculum and social change? The Journal of Communication and Social Change, 1(1), 72-83.

Norman Lewis

Associate Professor, Department of Journalism

Lewis, N. P., McAdams, M. J., & Stalph, F. (2020). Data journalism. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 75(1), 16-21. DOI: 10.1177%2F1077695820904971

Lewis, N. (2019). Data journalism in the Arab region: Role conflict exposed. Digital Journalism, 9(7), 1200-1214. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2019.1617041

Lewis, N., & Waters, S. (2018). Data journalism and the challenge of shoe-leather epistemologies. Digital Journalism, 6(6). DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2017.1377093

Lewis, N., Zhong, B., Yang, F., & Zhou, Y. (2018). How U.S. and Chinese journalists think about plagiarism. Asian Journal of Communication. DOI: 10.1080/01292986.2017.1416644

Hull, K., & Lewis, N. (2014). Why Twitter Displace broadcast sports media: A model. International Journal of Sport Communication, 7(1), 16–33. DOI: 10.1123/IJSC.2013-0093

Lewis, N. (2013). Idea Plagiarism: Journalism’s Ultimate Heist. Mass Communication and Society, 16(5), 738–757. DOI: 10.1080/15205436.2013.768346

Lewis, N., & Zhong, B. (2013). The root of journalistic plagiarism contested attribution beliefs. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 90(1), 148–166. DOI: 10.1177%2F1077699012468743

Lewis, N., Starr, W. J., Takata, Y., & Xie, Q. (2012). Gulf Papers’ Oil Spill Coverage Differs from National Dailies. Newspaper Research Journal, 33(4), 91–101. DOI: 10.1177%2F073953291203300408

Lewis, N., Treise, D., Hsu, S. I., Allen, W. L., & Kang, H. (2011). DTC genetic testing companies fail transparency prescriptions. New Genetics and Society, 30(4), 291–307. DOI: 10.1080/14636778.2011.600434

Lewis, N., Neely, J., & Gao, F. (2011). Few Top Editors Blog about News Decisions. Newspaper Research Journal, 32(2), 63–73. DOI:

Walsh-Childers, K., Lewis, N., & Neely, J. (2011). Listeners, not leeches: What Virginia Tech survivors needed from journalists. Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 26(3), 191–205. DOI: 10.1080/08900523.2011.581976

Lewis, N. (2011). Morning Miracle. Inside the Washington Post: A Great Newspaper Fights for Its Life. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 88(1), 219.

Lewis, N., & Zhong, B. (2011). The personality of plagiarism. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 66(4), 325–339. DOI: 10.1177%2F107769581106600403

Lewis, N. (2010). The Myth of Spiro Agnew’s “Nattering Nabobs of Negativism”. American Journalism, 27(1), 89–115. DOI: 10.1080/08821127.2010.10677760

Lewis, N. (2008). From cheesecake to chief: Newspaper editors’ slow acceptance of women. American Journalism, 25(2), 33–55. DOI: 10.1080/08821127.2008.10678109

Lewis, N. (2008). Plagiarism antecedents and situational influences. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 85(2), 353–370. DOI: 10.1177%2F107769900808500208

Lewis, N. (2008). “A Dozen Best” Top Books on Journalism and the Civil Rights Era. American Journalism, 25(3), 148–154. DOI: 10.1080/08821127.2008.10678132

Mindy McAdams

Professor, Department of Journalism

Armstrong, C.L., McAdams, M.J., & Cain, J. (2015). What is news? Audiences may have their own ideas. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 23(2), 81-98. DOI: 10.1080/15456870.2015.1013102

Armstrong, C.L., & McAdams, M.J. (2011). Blogging the time away? Young adults’ motivations for blog use. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 19(2), 113-128. DOI: 10.1080/15456870.2011.561174

Al Nashimi, E., Cleary, J. Molleda, J., & McAdams, M. (2010). Internet political discussions in the Arab World: A look at online forums from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan. International Communication Gazette, 72(8), 719-738. DOI: 10.1177/1748048519380810.

Armstrong, C.L., & McAdams, M. J. (2009). Blogs of Information: How Gender Cues and Individual Motivations Influence Perceptions of Credibility, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14(3): 435-456.

Jasmine McNealy

Assistant Professor, Department of Telecommunication

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2015). “Rethinking Media Joint Activity with Law Enforcement,” Media Law and Ethics, 4(3/4), 89-107.

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2013) “Who owns your friends?: PhoneDog v. Kravitz and business claims of trade secret in social media information,” Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal, 39, pp. 30-55, reprinted in Sharon K. Sandeen and Elizabeth A. Rowe (eds), Trade Secrets and Undisclosed Information (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014).

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2012). “A Textual Analysis of the influence of McIntyre v. Ohio Elections Commission in cases involving anonymous online commenters,” University of North Carolina First Amendment Law Review 11, 149-171.

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2012). “The Emerging Conflict between Newsworthiness and the Right to be Forgotten,” Northern Kentucky Law Review 39(2) 119-135.

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2012) “The Privacy Implications of Digital Preservation: The Library of Congress Twitter Archive and the Social Networks Theory of Privacy,” Elon Law Review 3(2), 133-160.

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2011), “Balancing Privacy and the Public Interest: A Review of State Wiretap Laws as Applied to the Press,” Law/Technology Journal, World Jurist Association 44(1), 1-45.

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2010), “Plaintiff’s Status as a Consideration in Misrepresentation and Promissory Estoppel Cases against the Media,” Media Law & Ethics 2(3/4), 215-241.

McNealy, Jasmine E. (2008). “Angling for Phishers: Legislative Responses to Deceptive E-Mail,” Communication Law & Policy 13(2), 275-300.

Rita Men

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Relations

O'Neil, J., O'Neil, J., & Ewing, M. (2020). Examining the effects of internal social media usage on employee engagement. Julie O'Neil. DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2020.101880

Qin, Y., & Men, R. (2019). Exploring negative peer communication of companies on social media and its impact on organization-public relationships. Public Relations Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2019.05.016

Neill, M. S., Men, R., & Yue, C. A. (2019). How communication climate and organizational identification impact change. Corporate Communications: An International Journal. DOI: 10.1108/CCIJ-06-2019-0063

Kelleher, T., Men, R., & Thelen, P. (2019). CEO ghost posting and voice: Effects on perceived authentic leadership, organizational transparency, and employee-organization relationships. Public Relations Journal, 12(4), 1-23. Retrieved from

Men, R., Li, P., & Yue, C. A. (2019). An exploratory study of stewardship for Chinese nonprofit organizations. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing.(

Yue, C. A., Thelen, P., Robinson, K., & Men, R. (2019). How do CEOs communicate on Twitter? A comparative study between Fortune 200 companies and top startup companies. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 24(3), 532-552.

Men, R., Sung, Y., & Yue, C. (2019). Relational antecedents of employee engagement: A test of the investment model predictions. Public Relations Journal. Retrieved from

Yang, A., & Men, R. (2019). Political information use on WeChat and political discussion in China: toward a networked political discussion model. Chinese Journal of Communication. DOI: 10.1080/17544750.2019.1618354

Men, R., & Yue, C. (2019). Creating a positive emotional culture: Effect of internalcommunication and impact on employee supportive behaviors. Public Relations Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2019.03.001

Ewing, M., Men, L. R., & O’Neil, J. (2019). Using Social Media to Engage Employees: Insights from Internal Communication Managers. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 13(2), 110-132. DOI: 10.1080/1553118x.2019.1575830

Men, L. R., & Sung, Y. (2019). Shaping Corporate Character Through Symmetrical Communication: The Effects on Employee-Organization Relationships. International Journal of Business Communication. DOI: 10.1177/2329488418824989

Thelen, P., & Men, R. (2018). Strategic Use of Facebook for Public Engagement in Higher Education Institutions. Public Relations Journal, 12(2). Retrieved from

Men, L. R., & Robinson, K. L. (2018). It’s about how employees feel! examining the impact of emotional culture on employee–organization relationships. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 23(4), 470-491. DOI: 10.1108/ccij-05-2018-0065

Tsai, W. S., & Men, R. (2018). Social messengers as the new frontier of organization-public engagement: A WeChat study. Public Relations Review, 44(3), 419-429. DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2018.04.004

Men, R., Yang, A., Song, B., & Kiousis, S. (2018). Government-public relationship cultivation in the digital era: The impact of public engagement and political leadership communication on social media. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 12, 252-268.

Men, L. R., Tsai, . S., Chen, Z. F., & Ji, Y. G. (2018). Social presence and digital dialogic communication: engagement lessons from top social CEOs. Journal of Public Relations Research, 30(3), 83-99.

Men, R., Chen, Z., & Ji, G. (2018). Walking the talk: An exploratory examination of executive leadership communication at start-up companies in China. Journal of Public Relations Research, 30(1-2), 35-56.

Tsai, W. S., & Men, R. (2017). Consumer engagement with brands on social network sites: A cross-cultural comparison of China and the USA. Journal of Marketing Communications, 23(1), 2-21.

Jiang, H., & Men, R. (2017). Creating an engaged workforce: The impact of authentic leadership, transparent organizational communication, and work-life enrichment. Communication research, 44(2), 225-243.

Men, R., Ji, Y., & Chen, Z. (2017). Dialogues with entrepreneurs in China: How startup companies cultivate relationships with strategic publics. Journal of Public Relations Research, 29(2-3), 90-113.

Tsai, W. S., & Men, R. (2017). Social CEOs: The effects of CEOs’ communication styles and parasocial interaction on social networking sites. New media & society, 19(11), 1848-1867.

Chen, F., Ji, G., & Men, R. (2017). Strategic use of social media for stakeholder engagement in startup companies in China: A triangulated analysis. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 11(3), 244-267.

Men, R., & Tsai, S. (2016). Public engagement with CEOs on social media: Motivations and relational outcomes. Public Relations Review, 42(5), 932-942.

Men, R., & Jiang, H. (2016). Toward an integrated model of internal relationship management: Understanding the interplay between authentic leadership, organizational culture, and symmetrical communication. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 10(5), 462-479.

Men, R., & Muralidharan, S. (2016). Understanding Social Media Peer Communication and Organization–Public Relationships Evidence From China and the United States. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. DOI: 10.1177/1077699016674187

Tsai, S., & Men, R. (2016). Social CEOs: The effects of CEOs’ communication styles and para social interaction on social networking sites. New Media & Society. DOI: 10.1177/1461444816643922

Men, R. (2015). Employee engagement in relation to employee--organization relationships and internal reputation: Effects of leadership communication. Public Relations Journal, 7(2).

Men, R., & Hung-Baesecke, C. F. (2015). Engaging employees in China: The impact of communication channels, organizational transparency, and authenticity. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 20(4), 448-467.

Muralidharan, S., & Men, R. (2015). How peer communication and engagement motivations influence social media shopping behavior: Evidence from China and the United States. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 18(10), 595-601.

Men, R., & Tsai, W. S. (2015). Infusing social media with humanity: Corporate character, public engagement, and relational outcomes. Public Relations Review, 41(3), 395-403.

Men, R. (2015). The internal communication role of the chief executive officer: Communication channels, style, and effectiveness. Public Relations Review, 41(4), 461-471.

Men, R. (2015). The Role of Ethical Leadership in Internal Communication: Influences on Communication Symmetry, Leader Credibility, and Employee Engagement. Public Relations Journal, 7(1).

Smith, B. G., Men, R., & Al-Sinanc, R. (2015). Tweeting Taksim communication power and social media advocacy in the Taksim square protests. Computers in Human Behavior, 50, 499-507.

Men, R. (2014). Internal reputation management: The impact of authentic leadership and transparent communication. Corporate Reputation Review, 17(4), 254-272.

Men, R., & Tsai, W. S. (2014). Perceptual, attitudinal, and behavioral outcomes of organization--public engagement on corporate social networking sites. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26(5), 417-435.

Men, R. (2014). Strategic internal communication: Transformational leadership, communication channels, and employee satisfaction. Management Communication Quarterly, 28(2), 264-284.

Men, R., & Stacks, D. (2014). The effects of authentic leadership on strategic internal communication and employee-organization relationships. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26(4), 301-324.

Men, R. (2014). Why leadership matters to internal communication: Linking transformational leadership, symmetrical communication, and employee outcomes. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26(3), 256-279.

Men, R., & Tsai, W. S. (2013). Beyond liking or following: Understanding public engagement on social networking sites in China. Public Relations Review, 39(1), 13-22.

Tsai, W. S., & Men, R. (2013). Motivations and antecedents of consumer engagement with brand pages on social networking sites. Journal of Interactive Advertising, 13(2), 76-87.

Men, R., & Stacks, D. W. (2013). The impact of leadership style and employee empowerment on perceived organizational reputation. Journal of Communication Management, 17(2), 171-192.

Men, R., & Tsai, W. S. (2013). Toward an integrated model of public engagement on corporate social networking sites: Antecedents, the process, and relational outcomes. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 7(4), 257-273.

Men, R. (2012). CEO credibility, perceived organizational reputation, and employee engagement. Public Relations Review, 38(1), 171-173.

Tsai, W., & Men, R. (2012). Cultural values reflected in corporate pages on popular social network sites in China and the United States. Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing, 6(1), 42-58.

Men, R., & Hung, C. F. (2012). Exploring the roles of organization-public relationships in the strategic management process: Towards an integrated framework. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 6(2), 151-173.

Men, R., & Tsai, W. S. (2012). How companies cultivate relationships with publics on social network sites: Evidence from China and the United States. Public Relations Review, 38(5), 723-730.

Men, R. (2012). Revisiting the continuum of types of organization-public relationships: From a resource-based view. Public Relations Journal, 6(1), 1-19.

Men, R. (2011). How employee empowerment influences organization--employee relationship in China. Public Relations Review, 37(4), 435-437.

Jon Morris

Professor, Department of Advertising

Ju, I., Jun J. W., Dodoo, N. A., & Morris, J. (2015). The Influence of Life Satisfaction on Nostalgic Advertising and Attitude toward a Brand. Journal of Marketing Communications.

Jang, W., Ko, Y. J., Morris, J. D., & Chang, Y. W. (2015). Scarcity Effects on Consumption Behavior: Luxury and Limited Edition Product Consideration. Psychology and Marketing

Jang, W., Ko, Y. J., Morris, J. D., & Chun J. W. (2014). Where Should Brands Position their Advertisements during the Sporting Event? Spectators’ Mental Energy Perspective, Association Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Montreal, Canada

Jang, W., Chun, J. W., Ko, Y. J., & Morris, J. D. (2014 ). The Limited Edition Products: The Role of Emotional Responses on Perceived Value and Purchase Intention. 2014 American Academy of Advertising’s Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Ju, I., Choi, Y., and Morris, J. (2014). Your Favorite Memory: Emotional Responses to Personal Nostalgic Advertising within Reminiscence Bump across Generations. Presented at 2014 AEJMC National Conference, Montréal Canada.

Jang, W., Ko, Y. J., Morris, J. D., & Chun J. W. The Effects of Consumers’ Motive on their Mental Energy and Advertisement Evaluation  in a Sporting Event, 2014 Association Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Montreal, Canada

Jang, W., Chun, J. W., Ko, Y. J., & Morris, J. D. (2014, March). The Limited Edition Products: The Role of Emotional Responses on Perceived Value and Purchase Intention. 2014 American Academy of Advertising’s Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Jang, W. S., Ko, Y. J., & Morris, J. D. Depletion and Vitality: Sport Spectators’ Information-Processing Model (In Process).

Jang, W., Ko, Y. J., Morris, J. D., & Chang, Y. Scarcity Effect on Luxury, Limited Edition Products, 2013 Association Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Washington, DC (Advertising Division’s Top Faculty Papers)

Jang, W., Morris, J. D., & Ko, Y. J., (2013, October). Conceptual Framework of Mixed Emotion Appeal on Sport Event Advertising, 2013 Sport Marketing Association, Albuquerque, NM

Ju, I., Choi, Y., & Morris, J. (March 2014). Your Favorite Memory: Emotional Responses to Personal Nostalgic Advertising within Reminiscence Bump across Generations – 2014 Association Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Montreal, Canada (Advertising Division)

Xie, Qinwei, Morris, Jon & Zhang, Meng. ( Under second-round review). Find us on Facebook: Emotional and Cognitive Responses Towards Facebook Social Ads™. Journal of Computer-mediated Communication.

Shen, F, Morris, J.D. (2012) Neural Structures of Emotional Responses to Television Commercials: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Advances in Consumer Research, Vol 38, pgs 484-485.

Morris JD, Klahr N, Shen F, Villegas J, Lui Y. (2009) Mapping a multi-dimensional emotion in response to television commercials. Human Brain Mapping. (Spring).

Goodman, J.R., Morris, J.D., Sutherland, J.C. (2008) Is beauty a joy forever? Young women’s emotional responses to varying types of beautiful advertising models. Journalism and Mass Communications Quarterly, 85(1), 147-168.

Kim, J.Y. and Morris, J.D. (2007) The Power of Affective Response and Cognitive Structure in Product-Trial Attitude Formation, Journal of Advertising,

Kim, J.Y., Morris, J.D., Swait, J. (2007) The Six-Construct Model of True Brand Loyalty, Journal of Advertising.

Jin, C.H., Morris, J.D. and Villegas, J. (2007) Effect of the Placement of the Product in Film and Consumers’ Emotional Responses and Prior Brand Evaluation, Journal of Targeting, Measurement and Analysis for Marketing.

Cynthia Morton

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising

Villegas, J., & Morton, C. (2020). Controversial Conversations: The emotions evoked by anti-terrorism advertising. Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising, 41(2), 229-242. DOI: 10.1080/10641734.2020.1727800

Dodoo, N. A., & Morton, C. (2020). Personality-based engagement: An examination of personality and message factors on consumer responses to social media advertisements. Journal of Promotion Management. DOI: 10.1080/10496491.2020.1719954

Morton, C., & Shelton, S. (2019). The Framing of Adoption: A content analysis of print newspapers 2014-2016. Journal of Public Interest Communications, 3(1), 27-49.

Morton, C., & Elias, T. (2018). Next steps in Campaign Strategies to Reduce Teen Dating Violence: Examining Media Campaigns through the Lens of “Boy Culture”. Cogent Social Sciences, Media & Communication Studies, 4(1), 1-12. DOI: 10.1080/23311886.2018.1501877

Morton, C., Galindo, S., Morera, M., Dodoo, N. A., Gonzalez, C., Wu, L., Headrick, L., Fundingsland, S., Auguste, K., Monaghan, P., & Shelnutt, K. (2017). Listening to Immokalee Moms: A Case Analysis on Applying the Stages of Change to Discover Health Promotion Directions. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 11(2), 151-164. DOI: 10.1108/IJPHM-12-2016-0064

Elias, T., Jaisle, A., & Morton, C. (2017). Ethnic Identity as a Predictor of Microaggressions towards Blacks, Whites, and Hispanic LGBs by Blacks, Whites, and Hispanics. Journal of Homosexuality, 64(1), 1-31.

Churchill Roberts

Professor, Department of Telecommunication

Director, Curse of the Terracotta Warriors, (in production, 2014).

Co-director, The Last Flight of Petr Ginz, with Sandra Dickson, Cynthia Hill, and Cara Pilson, 2012.

Co-director, Angel of Ahlem, with Sandra Dickson, Cynthia Hill, and Cara Pilson, 2007.

Co-director, Negroes With Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power, 60-minute documentary shot in high definition, with Sandra Dickson, Cynthia Hill, and Cara Pilson, 2004. Aired nationally on PBS’ Independent Lens, January 16, 2006. Winner of the 2006 Erik Barnouw Award for best historical documentary, presented by the Organization of American Historians.

Ronald Rodgers

Associate Professor, Department of Journalism

Rodgers, R.R. (2015) “A Strange Absence of News’: The Titanic, the Times, checkbook journalism, and the inquiry into the public’s right to know, Journalism History 41, (1), 31-38.

Rodgers, R.R. (2013) “One of the most crying needs of the present time”: The call for a Christian daily newspaper. American Journalism 30 (3), 394-413.

Rodgers, R. R. (2011). The social gospel and the news. Journalism & Communication Monographs, 13, 69-134.

Rodgers, R.R. (2010) The press, pulpit and public opinion: The clergy’s conferral of power and the concomitant call for a journalism of advocacy in an age of reform. Journal of Media and Religion 9 (1), 1-18.

Rodgers, R. R. (2010). The press and public relations through the lens of the periodicals, 1890-1930. Public Relations Review, 36, 50-55.

Rodgers, R. R. (2010). “Goodness isn’t news”: The Sheldon edition and the national conversation defining journalism’s responsibility to society. Journalism History, 204-215.

Rodgers, R.R. (2008) OhmyNews and its citizen journalists as avatars of a post-modern marketplace of ideas. Journal of Global Mass Communication, 1 (3/4), 271-292.

Rodgers, R.R. (2008). Collier’s “criticism of the newspaper press during the Norman Hapgood Years, 1902 to 1913,” American Journalism, 25(4), 7-36.

Rodgers, R.R. (2007). Journalism is a loose-jointed thing: A content analysis of Editor & Publisher’s discussion of journalistic conduct prior to the Canons of Journalism, Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 22(1), 1901-1922.

Rodgers, R. R. (2007) journalism is dead, long live journalism: Exploring new ways of making meaning in the realm of the connected computer. Explorations in Media Ecology, 6(2), 97-113.

Rodgers, R. R. (2007). The problem of journalism: An annotated bibliography of press criticism in Editor & Publisher, 1901-1923. Media History Monographs, 9(2), 1-40.

Rodgers, R.R. (2004). From a boon to a threat: Print media coverage of Project Chariot, 1958-1962. Journalism History, 30(1), 11–19.

Rodgers, R.R., Hallock S., Gennaria, M., & Wei, F. (2004). Two papers in joint operating agreement publish meaningful editorial diversity. Newspaper Research Journal, 25(4), 104-109.

Andrew Selepak

Director – Master’s program with specialization in Social Media,

Selepak, A.G., & Cain, J. (2015). Manufacturing white criminals: Depictions of criminality and violence on Law & Order. Cogent Social Sciences, 1(1).

Martinez Jr., B. A., & Selepak, A. (2014). The sound of hate: Exploring the use of hate core song lyrics as a recruiting strategy by the White Power Movement. Intercom-Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Comunicação, 37(2), 153-175.

Martinez Jr., B. A., & Selepak, A. (2013). Power and violence in Angry Aryans song lyrics: A racist skinhead communication strategy to recruit and shape a collective identity in the White Power Movement. Comunicação & Sociedade, 35(1), 153-180.

Selepak, A., & Sutherland, J. (2012). The Ku Klux Klan, conservative politics and religion: Taking extremism to the political mainstream. Politics, Religion, & Ideology, 13(1), 75-98.

Selepak, A. (2010). Skinhead Super Mario Brothers: An examination of racist and violent games on White Supremacist Web Sites. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 17(1), 1-47.​

Debbie Treise

Professor – Department of Advertising

Treise, D., Baralt, C., Birnbrauer, K., Krieger, J., & Neil, J. (accepted, in press). Establishing the need for health communication research: Best practices model for building transdisciplinary collaboration. Journal of Applied Communication Research.

Treise, D., Weigold, M., Birnbrauer, K., & Schain, D. (accepted, in press).The Best of Intentions: Patients intentions to request health care workers cleanse hands before examinations. Health Communication (8% acceptance rate)

Birnbrauer, K., Frolich, D., & Treise, D. (accepted, in press). Inconsistencies in reporting risk: A pilot analysis of online news coverage of West Nile Virus”. Global Health Promotion.

Treise, D. & Jung, W. (2013). Direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising: ounterargument. In Advertising and Society: An Introduction, 2nd Edition. Carol Pardun, Ed, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 137-158.

Park, Sun-Young, Treise, Debbie (2011). Got vaccine? A framing analysis of the newspaper coverage of a measles outbreak. Journal of Health & Mass Communication.

Lewis, Norman; Treise, Debbie; Hsu, Stephen & Allen, William (2011). DTC genetic testing companies fail transparency prescriptions. New Genetics and Society, 30(4), 291-307.

Morton, C. R., Kim, H., & Treise, D. (2011). Safe sex after 50 and mature women’s beliefs of sexual health. Journal of Consumer Affairs, 45(3), 372-390

LaVista, J., Treise, D., Dunbar, L., Ritho, J., Hartzema, A. & Lottenberg, R. (2010).  Development and Evaluation of a Patient Empowerment Video to Promote Hydroxyurea Adoption in Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of the National Medical Association.

Perencevich, E. Treise, D. (2010). Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and the Media. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 31(1).

Treise, D. & Rausch, P (2007). The prescription pill paradox: Nurse practitioners’ perceptions about direct-to-consumer advertising. Journal of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management, 17(2), 35-6.

Bernell Tripp

Associate Professor, Department of Journalism

Tripp, Bernell E. (2007). William Lloyd Garrison’s ‘Ladies’ Department’: A Public Forum for Black Women Journalists of the 1830s, The Historian, Phi Alpha Theta. 22 pp.

Tripp, Bernell E. (2007). Sarah Mapps Douglass, American Journalism, American Journalism Historians Association. 30 pp.

Kim Walsh-Childers

Professor, Department of Journalism

Michael Stellefson, PhD; Beth Chaney, PhD; Adam E Barry, PhD; Enmanuel Chavarria; Bethany Tennant; Kim Walsh-Childers, PhD; P.S Srira3, MD; Justin Zagora (2013). Web 2.0 Chronic Disease Self-management for Older Adults: A Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15:2, 1-15;

Walsh-Childers, K., & Braddock, J. (2013). Competing with the conventional wisdom: Newspaper framing of medical overtreatment. Health Communication, DOI:10.1080/10410236.2012.730173.

Kang, H., & Walsh-Childers, K. (2012). Sun-care product advertising in parenting magazines: What information does it provide about sun protection? Health Communication, DOI:10.1080/10410236.2012.712878.

Walsh-Childers, K., Edwards, H., & Grobmyer, S. (2012). Essence, Ebony & O: Breast cancer coverage in black magazines. Howard Journal of Communication, 23:2, 136-156.

Walsh-Childers, K.; Lewis, N.P. & Neely, J. (2011). Listeners, not leeches: What Virginia Tech survivors needed from journalists. Journal of Mass Media Ethics. 26, 191-205.

Walsh-Childers, K., Edwards, H., & Grobmyer, S. (2011). Covering women’s greatest health fear: Breast cancer information in consumer magazines. Health Communication26:3, 1-12.

Wayne Wanta

Professor, Department of Journalism

Lee, Y., Wanta, W., & and Lee, H. (2015). Resource-based public relations efforts for university reputation from an agenda building and agenda-setting perspective. Corporate Reputation Review, 18(3), 195-209.

Alkazemi, M. F., & Wanta, W. (2015). Kuwaiti political cartoons during the Arab Spring: Agenda setting and self-censorship. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 16(5), 630-653.

Brian J. Bowe, Shahira Fahmy and Wayne Wanta, “Missing Religion: Second Level Agenda Setting and Islam in American Newspapers, The International Communication Gazette, 2013, 75(7): 636-652

Shahira Fahmy, Wayne Wanta and Eric Nisbet, “Mediated Public Diplomacy, Satellite TV news in the Arab World and Perception Effects,” The International Communication Gazette, 2012, 74(8): 728-749.

Shahira Fahmy, Wayne Wanta, Thomas Johnson and Juyan Zhang, “The Path to War: Exploring a second-level agenda building analysis examining the relationship among the media, the public and the president. The International Communication Gazette, June 2011, 73(4): 322–342.

Hyun Jee Oh, Jongmin Park and Wayne Wanta, “Exploring Factors in the Hostile Media Perception: Partisanship, Electoral Engagement and Media Use Patterns, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Spring 2011, 88(1): 40-53.

Shahira Fahmy, Jeannine E. Reilly and Wayne Wanta, “President’s Power to Frame Stem Cell Views Limited” Newspaper Research Journal, Summer 2010: 31(3).

Jeesun Kim and Wayne Wanta, “Modern-Day Slavery: News Frames of Human Trafficking and Attributes of Trafficking Victims,” International Communication Bulletin, Fall 2009, 44(4): 8-31.

“Fox News and the Polarization of Attitudes in the U.S.,” Central European Journal of Communication, Fall 2008, 1(1): 111-121.

Sungwook Hwang and Wayne Wanta, “Use of Political Blogs: Comparison of Legislator Blogs,” Journal of Cybercommunication, Academic Society, 2008, 25 (3):179210.

“La Aplicacion de Investigacion que Pone orden del dia en un Contexto Internacional: Un Mapa de Carreteras para Futura Investigacion“(“Applying Agenda-Setting Research in an International Context: A Roadmap for Future Research), Ecos de la Comunicacion (Echoes of Communication, Argentine journal), October 2008

Kaye D. Sweetser Trammell, Guy J. Golan and Wayne Wanta, “Intermedia Agenda Setting in Television, Advertising and Blogs During the 2004 Election, Mass Communication & Society, Summer 2008, 11:1-20

“Trendy vo Vyskume Masovej Komunikacie v USA (“Trends in Mass Communication Research in the U.S.” Otazky Zurnalistiky (Problems in Journalism, Slovakian journal), 2007, 3-4:63-66

Yusuf Kalyango and Wayne Wanta, “Terrorism and Africa: A Study of Agenda-Building in the United States,” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Winter 2007, 19(4), 409-433.

Shahira Fahmy and Wayne Wanta, “What Visual Journalists Think Others Think: The Perceived Impact of News Photographs on Public Opinion Formation,” Visual Communication Quarterly, Winter 2007, 14 (1), 16-31

Shahira Fahmy, Sooyoung Cho, Wayne Wanta and Yonghoi Song, “Visual Agenda Setting After 9-11: Emotions, Image Recall and Concern with Terrorism,” Visual Communication Quarterly, Winter 2006, 13(1), 4-15.

Michael Weigold

Professor – Department of Advertising

Treise, D., Weigold, M. F., & Birnbrauer, K. (in press). The best of intentions: Patients intentions to request health care workers cleanse hands before examinations. Health Communication.

Arens, W. F., Schaefer, D., & Weigold, M. F. (2015). M: Contemporary Advertising (2e). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill.

Arens, W. F., Weigold, M. F., & Arens, C. (2013). Contemporary Advertising (14e). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Arens, W. F., Schaefer, D., & Weigold, M. F. (2012). M: Contemporary Advertising. Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Arens, W. F., Weigold, M. F., & Arens, C. (2011). Contemporary Advertising (13e). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weigold, M. F. (2011). Instructors manual to accompany Contemporary Advertising (13e). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Arens, W. F., Weigold, M. F., & Arens, C. (2009). Contemporary Advertising (12e). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Arens, W. F., Schaefer, D., & Weigold, M. F. (2008). Essentials of contemporary advertising (2e). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Schlenker, B. R., Weigold, M. F., & Schlenker, K. (2008). What makes a hero? The impact of integrity on admiration and interpersonal judgment. Journal of Personality, 76(2), 323-355.

Arens, W. F., Weigold, M. F., & Arens, C. (2007). Contemporary Advertising (11e). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Weigold, Treise, Rausch (Spring, 2007). Handbook on Communicating and Disseminating Behavioral Science (Chapter 3. The State of Science Communication Theory, Research and Best Practices), to be published Spring, 2007.

Chamberlin, B.F., Popescu, C., Weigold, M. F., & Laughner N. (2007). Searching for patterns in the laws governing access to records and meetings in the 50 states by using multiple research tools, Journalism of Law and Public Policy, 18(3), 415-441.

Chamberlin, B. F., Popescu, C., & Weigold, M. F. (2006). Merging the use of legal research and the practices of social science: Comparing state access laws. In Reynolds & Bartlett (Eds.). Communication and Law: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Research. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Kasey Windels

Assistant Professor – Department of Advertising

Windels, K., Champlin, S., Shelton, S., Sterbenk, Y., & Poteet, M. (2020). Selling Feminism: How Female Empowerment Campaigns Employ Postfeminist Discourses. Journal of Advertising, 49(1), 18-33. DOI: 10.1080/00913367.2019.1681035

Stuhlfaut, M. W., & Windels, K. (2019). Altered states: The effects of media and technology on the creative process in advertising agencies. Journal of Marketing Communications, 25(1), 1-27.

Windels, K. (2019). Bridging Academic and Practitioner Theories on How to Communicate Effectively with Men and Women. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 22(3), 325-343.

Windels, K., & Porter, L. (2019). Examining Consumers’ Recognition of Native and Banner Advertising on News Website Home Pages. Journal of Interactive Advertising. DOI: 10.1080/15252019.2019.1688737

Windels, K., Heo, J., Jeong, Y., Porter, L., Jung, A., & Wang, R. (2018). My friend likes this brand: Do ads with social context attract more attention on social networking sites?. Computers in Human Behavior, 84, 420-429.

Windels, K., & Stuhlfaut, M. (2018). New Advertising Agency Roles in the Ever-Expanding Media Landscape. Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising, 39(3), 226-243.

Mallia, K. L., & Windels, K. (2017). Female Representation among Advertising's Creative Elite: A Content Analysis of the Communication Arts Advertising Annual. Advertising & Society Quarterly, 18(4).

Windels, K., & Stuhlfaut, M. W. (2017). Teaching Creativity: Experimental Evidence of Three Strategies for Teaching Industry Standards for Creative Excellence. Journal of Advertising Education, 21(1), 13-25.

Windels, K. (2016). Stereotypical or just typical: how do US practitioners view the role and function of gender stereotypes in advertisements?. International Journal of Advertising, 35(5), 864-887.

Chu, S., Windels, K., & Kamal, S. (2016). The influence of self-construal and materialism on social media intensity: a study of China and the United States. International Journal of Advertising, 35(3), 569-588.

Windels, K., & Mallia, K. L. (2015). How being female impacts learning and career growth in advertising creative departments. Employee Relations, 37(1), 122-140.

Stuhlfaut, M. W., & Windels, K. (2015). The creative code: A moderator of divergent thinking in the development of marketing communications. Journal of Marketing Communications, 21(4), 241-259.

Windels, K., & Stuhlfaut, M. W. (2014). Confined creativity: The influence of creative code intensity on risk taking in advertising agencies. Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising, 35(2), 147-166.

Windels, K., Mallia, K. L., & Broyles, S. J. (2013). Soft skills: The difference between leading and leaving the advertising industry?. Journal of Advertising Education, 17(2), 17-27.

Mallia, K. L., Windels, K., & Broyles, S. J. (2013). The fire starter and the brand steward: An examination of successful leadership traits for the advertising-agency creative director. Journal of Advertising Research, 53(3), 339-353.

Stuhlfaut, M. W., & Windels, K. (2012). Measuring the organisational impact on creativity: The creative code intensity scale. International Journal of Advertising, 31(4), 795-818.

Windels, K., & Lee, W. (2012). The construction of gender and creativity in advertising creative departments. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 27(8), 502-519.

Windels, K. (2011). What's in a number? Minority status and implications for creative professionals. Creativity research journal, 23(4), 321-329.

Mallia, K. L., & Windels, K. (2011). Will changing media change the world? An exploratory investigation of the impact of digital advertising on opportunities for creative women. Journal of Interactive Advertising, 11(2), 30-44.

Windels, K., Lee, W., & Yeh, Y. (2010). Does the creative boys’ club begin in the classroom?. Journal of Advertising Education, 14(2), 15-24.

Kun Xu

Assistant Professor in Emerging Media – Department of Telecommunication

Liao, T., Yang, H., Lee, S., Xu, K., & Bennett , S. (2020). Augmented criminality: How people process in-situ augmented reality crime information in relation to space/place. Mobile Media and Communication. DOI: 10.1177/2050157919899696

Xu, K. (2020). Language, modality, and mobile media use experiences: Social responses to smartphones in a task-oriented context. Telematics & Informatics, 48. DOI: 10.1016/j.tele.2020.101344

Liao, T., & Xu, K. (2020). A process approach to understanding multiple open source innovation contests: Assessing the contest structures, execution, and participant responses in the Android Developer Challenges. Information and Organization, 30(2). Retrieved from

Steiner, E., & Xu, K. (2020). Binge-watching motivates change: Uses and gratifications of streaming video viewers challenge traditional TV research. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 26(1), 82-101. Retrieved from

Xu, K., & Liao, T. (2019). Explicating cues: A typology for understanding emerging media technologies. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 25(1), 32-43. DOI: 10.1093/jcmc/zmz023

Wu, Y., Mou, Y., Li, Z., & Xu, K. (2019). Investigating American and Chinese Subjects’ explicit and implicit perceptions of AI-Generated artistic work. Computers in Human Behavior, 104. Retrieved from

Xu, K. (2019). First encounter with robot Alpha: How individual differences interact with vocal and kinetic cues in users’ social responses. New media & Society, 21(11-12), 2522-2547. Retrieved from

Mou, Y., Shi, C., Shen, T., & Xu, K. (2019). A Systematic Review of the Personality of Robot: Mapping Its Conceptualization, Operationalization, Contextualization and Effects. International Journal of Human--Computer Interaction, 36, 591-605. Retrieved from

Xu, K. (2018). Location Speaks: Using GIS Approach to Understand an Anti-pornography Campaign in Mainland China. China Media Research, 14(2), 29-44.

Mou, Y., Xu, K., & Xia, K. (2018). Unpacking the black box: Examining the (de) Gender categorization effect in human-machine communication. Computers in Human Behavior, 90, 380-387. Retrieved from

Xu, K. (2018). Painting Chinese mythology: Varying touches on the magazine covers of Time, The Economist, Der Spiegel, and China Today. International Communication Gazette, 80(2), 135-157. Retrieved from

Xu, K., & Lombard, M. (2017). Persuasive computing: Feeling peer pressure from multiple computer agents. Computers in Human Behavior, 74, 152-162. Retrieved from

Mou, Y., & Xu, K. (2017). The media inequality: Comparing the initial human-human and human-AI social interactions. Computers in Human Behavior, 72, 432-440. Retrieved from

Xu, K., Lin, M., & Haridakis, P. (2015). Being Addicted to Chinese Twitter: Exploring the Roles of Users' Expected Outcomes and Deficient Self-regulation in Social Network Service Addiction. China Media Research, 11(2).