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Chelsea Moss

Ph.D.
Telecommunication

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Bio

Chelsea is a second year doctoral student and graduate assistant in UF’s College of Journalism and Communications. Her research interests are at the intersection of media and family communication as she studies how families are portrayed in media and how real 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.

Top Three Paper, Communication Theory and Methodology Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Division, 2021.

Top Three Paper, Mass Communication and Society Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2021.

Top Two Paper, Family Communication Division, National Communication 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., Waddell, T. F., & Lee, Y. (2022). Co-viewer discretion advised: Examining emerging adult willingness to co-view sensitive entertainment content with parents. Paper/Poster at International Communication Association 72nd Annual Conference, Paris, France.

Hampton, C., & Moss, C. (2022). Examining the context of mental health during COVID-19 through a framing analysis of popular health magazines. Paper/Poster at 2022 Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, KY.

Waddell, T. F., & Moss, C. (2021). Fake news in the family: How family communication patterns and conflict history affect the intent to correct misinformation among family members. Paper/Poster at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2021 Annual Conference.

Moss, C., & Waddell, T. F. (2021). Is this us? Perceived realism and learning outcomes of entertainment media portrayals of transracial adoption. Paper/Poster at National Communication Association 107th Annual Convention, Seattle, WA.

Waddell, T. F., Sparks, J., & Moss, C. (2021). Measuring sexist stereotypes about female reporters: Scale development and validity. Paper/Poster at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2021 Annual Conference.

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 Psychology; Family Communication; Entertainment Media

Professional Interests

Her research interests are at the intersection of media and family communication as she studies how families are portrayed in media and how real 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 and media and society.