Graduate Student Directory

Chelsea Moss

Ph.D.
Telecommunication

Office: G034 Email: chelsea.moss@ufl.edu

Bio

Chelsea is a first year doctoral student and graduate research assistant in UF’s College of Journalism and Communications. Her research interests are at the intersection of entertainment media and family communication, both how families are portrayed in media, as well as how real-world family members navigate and discuss their media consumption. Chelsea earned her Master of Arts in Communication from Purdue University and completed her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication at Bob Jones University.

Awards and Honors

Top Debut Paper, Research Division, Broadcast Education Association, 2021.

Graduate School Preeminence Award Fellowship, College of Journalism and Communications, University of Florida, 2020.

Brian Lamb School of Communication Service Award, Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University, 2018.

2nd Place Feature News Story, BEA Festival of Media Arts, 2016.

Pratt Award, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, Bob Jones University, 2016.

Education

MA in Communication, 2018, Purdue University
BA in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2016, Bob Jones University

News

Publications

Presentations

Moss, C. E. (2021). More than entertaining: A typology of family portrayals and inherent persuasive potential. Oral Presentation at Broadcast Education Association 2021 Annual Convention.

Moss, C. (2018). A review of fatherhood portrayal in television sitcoms. Paper/Poster at Central States Communication Association 2018 Annual Convention, Milwaukee, WI.

Moss, C. (2017). Understanding Facebook disclosure and platform choice: An application of communication privacy management and communication accommodation theory. Paper/Poster at Purdue University's Communication Graduate Student Association Conference, West Lafayette, IN.

Research

Specialization

Media Effects; Family Communication; Entertainment Media

Professional Interests

Chelsea's research interests are at the intersection of entertainment media and family communication, both how families are portrayed in media, as well as how real-world family members navigate and discuss their media consumption. She has taught public speaking and mass communication and society and has been a teaching assistant for television production.