Research Collaborations

Faculty and Graduate Student Collaborations in 2016-2017

  1. Allred, R. J., & Crowley, J. P. (2016). The “mere presence” hypothesis: Investigating the nonverbal effects of cell-phone presence on conversation satisfaction. Manuscript in Press – Communication Studies.
  2. Denes, A., Dhillon, A., & Speer, A.C. (2016). Relational maintenance strategies during the post sex time interval. Communication Quarterly.
  3. Denes, A., Speer, A.C., Dhillon, A., Winkler, K.L. (2016). Future directions in post sex communication research: Exploring long-term relationships, aging, and physiology. In J.F. Nussbaum (Ed.), Communication across the lifespan: ICA theme book (pp. 63-78). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
  4. McGloin, R., & Embacher, K. (2017). “Just like riding a bike”: A model matching approach to predicting the enjoyment of a cycling exergame experience. Media Psychology, 1-20.
  5. McGloin, R., Embacher, K., & Atkin, D. (in press). Health and exercise-related predictors of distance-tracking app usage. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 4(4).
  6. Embacher, K., McGloin, R., & Richards, K. (in press). When women give health advice online, do we listen? The effect of source sex on credibility and likelihood to use online health advice. Western Journal of Communication.
  7. McGloin, R., Richards, K., & Embacher, K. (2016). Examining the potential gender gap in online health information-seeking behaviors among digital natives. Communication Research Reports, 33(4), 1-6.
  8. Ahn, S. J. G., Bostick, J., Ogle, E., Nowak, K. L., McGillicuddy, K. T., & Bailenson, J. N. (2016). Experiencing Nature: Embodying Animals in Immersive Virtual Environments Increases Inclusion of Nature in Self and Involvement With Nature. Journal of Computer?Mediated Communication.
  9. McGloin, R., McGillicuddy, K.T., & Christensen, J. L. (2017). The impact of goal achievement orientation on student technology usage in the classroom. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 1-27.
  10. Rainear, A.M., & Christensen, J.L. (2017). Protection Motivation Theory as an Explanatory Framework for Pro-Environmental Behavioral Intentions. Communication Research Reports, 34(3).
  11. Lachlan, K.A., Spence, P.R., Rainear, A.M., Fishlock, J., Xu, Z., & Vanco, B. (2016). You’re My Only Hope: An Initial Exploration of the Effectiveness of Robotic Platforms in Engendering Learning about Crises and Risks. Computers in Human Behavior, 65, 606-611.
  12. Spence, P.R., Lachlan, K.A., & Rainear, A.M. (2016). Social media and crisis research: Data collection and directions. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 667–672.
  13. Lachlan, K.A., & Rainear, A.M. (2018). Intercultural Crisis Management. In Y.Y. Kim (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Intercultural Communication. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
  14. Lachlan, K.A., Rainear, A.M., Spence, P.R., Vanco, B., Fishlock, J., & Xu, Z. (2017). Comparing Responses to Risk Messages across Traditional and Robotic Platforms: Source Credibility, Risk Perception, and Affective Response. In G. Legnani and I. Fassi (Eds.), Robotics: Applications, Technology and Future Directions. Nova Science Publishing. In press.
  15. Lin, X., Xu, Z., Rainear, A.M., Rice, R., Spence, P.R., & Lachlan, K.A. (2017). Research in Crises, Data Collection Suggestions and Practices. In S. Elswick (Ed.), Data Collection: Methods, Ethical Issues, and Future Directions (pp. 49-64). New York: Nova Science Publishing.
  16. Vanco, B. M., & Christensen, J. L. (2016). Ego depletion increases regulatory success in educational digital media environments. Computers in Human Behavior, 62, 602-612 .
  17. Lachlan, K.A., Rainear, A.M., Spence, P.R., Vanco, B., Fishlock, J., & Xu, Z. (2017). Comparing responses to risk messages across traditional and robotic platforms: Source credibility, risk perception, and affective response. Chapter proposal accepted in G. Legnani and I. Fassi (Eds.), Robotics: Applications, Technology and Future Directions. Nova Publishing.
  18. Waggoner, E.B. (2016). Imagined interactions and identity in the works of Joss Whedon. Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 30(6), 714-725.
  19. Wu, T.-Y., & Lin, C. A. (2017). Predicting the effects of eWOM and online brand messaging: Source trust, bandwagon effect and innovation adoption factors. Telematics and Informatics, 34(2), 470-480. doi: 10.1016/j.tele.2016.08.001
  20. Wu, T.-Y., & Atkin, D. (2017). Online news discussions: Exploring the role of user personality and motivations for posting comments on news. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 94(1), 61-80. doi:10.1177/1077699016655754.
  21. Lin, C. & Xu, X. (in press). Effectiveness of Online Consumer Reviews: The Influence of Valence, Reviewer Ethnicity, Social Distance and Source Trustworthiness. Internet Research.
  22. Xu, Z., & Guo, H. (2017). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of guilt on health related attitudes and intentions. Health Communication. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2017.1278633
  23. Lin, C. A, & Xu, Z. (in press). Watching TV series with horror content: audience attributes, motivations, involvement and enjoyment. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media.