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Cindy Chen

PhD Candidate, Department of Communication

359 Baldy Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260

E-Mail: yixinche@buffalo.edu

Specialty/Research Focus

Health Communication and Interpersonal Communication

Journal Articles, Book Chapters and Conference Presentations

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Feeley, T. H., Moon, S., & Chen, Y. (2012). Does publishing in high-impact journals in communication matter? The Electronic Journal of Communication, 22.

Book Chapters
  • Feeley, T. H., & Chen, Y. (in press). An Introduction to Health Communication. In B. Reynolds (Ed.), Principles of Communication (pp. 181-188). Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Plymouth, MI.

Conference Papers

  • Chen, Y. (2013, November). The relationships among communication apprehension, loneliness, online communication motivation, online communication usage and well-being: A test of the uses and gratification framework. Paper accepted by the 99th Annual Convention of  the National Communication Association, Washington, DC.
  • Chen, Y. (2012, November). The relationship between numeracy and self-efficacy in managing health: An analysis using the 2007 HINTS. Paper presented at the 98th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Orlando, Florida.
  • Chen, Y. (2012, May). Social support, social strain, loneliness and well-being: An investigation using the HRS national sample. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, Arizona.

          Top Four Paper and Top Student Paper in the Health Communication Division.

  • Chen, Y. (2011, November). The relationship between social support and well-being: An investigation using the MIDUS national sample. Paper presented at the 97th Annual Convention of  the National Communication Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. 
  • Chen, Y. (2011, October). Effects of enacted social support on subjective well-being. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Promise in Communication Research Symposium at the University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. 
  • Chen, Y. (2010, October). Effects of online communication, motivation and individual differences on well-being: A uses and gratification perspective. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Promise in Communication Research Symposium at the University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. 
  • Chen, Y. (2010, June). International students’ communication with U.S. faculty: A further examination of anxiety/uncertainty management (AUM) theory. Paper presented at the 60th Annual International Communication Association Conference on Matters of Communication—Political, Cultural & Technological Challenges, Singapore.
  • Erbert, L. A., Smith, P., Alvillar, M., & Chen, Y. (2007, November).An interpretive analysis of dialectical contradictions in work and family conflict. Paper presented at the 93rd Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

          Top Four Paper in the Peace and Conflict Communication Division.