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Michael J Egnoto

PhD Candidate,  Department of Communication

Specialty/Research Focus

New media; risk communication; mass-interpersonal communication via SNS

Summary

I investigate different facets of risk and the interaction they have with technology. I explore how technology utilization and communication structures the interpretation of individuals on dynamic social topics related to a variety of risk scenarios. I am also interested in how social interactions and needs are serviced via computer-mediated communication. I utilize semantic network analysis, content analysis, and survey research most often to explore these phenomena.