Assistant Professor in-Residence
Department of Communication
Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2012
Tom Meade is an Assistant Professor in-Residence in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut. He also serves as Honors Advisor for the department. He earned his Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Alabama, and his M.A. in Communication Studies as well as his B.S. in Advertising from West Virginia University. Tom’s primary area of research is in media effects. Specifically, he studies how the current mediated environment of instant gratification affects our social abilities, including loyalty, our romantic relationships, and our own ability to delay gratification. His current research focuses on personality differences of children and emerging adults with and without access to devices such as smart phones, tablets, etc.
- Media Effects
- Social Marketing
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