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Michael A. Stefanone

Department of Communication, Associate Professor & Director of the Department's Program in Singapore

Research Focus: Computer-mediated communication, social media, and social networks

Contact Information

337 Baldy Hall
Phone: (716) 645-1159
Buffalo, NY 14260

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I'm most interested in computer-mediated communication and social media, and I try to situate technology use in evolving social contexts. Currently my work explores the effects these technologies have on people's relationships and access to resources like social capital.

Past Research Support

10768352 Stefanone (PI)  01/01/12-12/31/14

AFOSR ($483,511)

Title: Socio-Cultural Media Sharing as Conversations: Sensing and Modeling Behavior in Response to Environmental Changes


R39OT22058 Hollander (PI)   09/01/11-08/31/13

HHS/HRSA/Division of Transplantation ($517,136)

Title: Increasing Organ Donation in New York through Challenge Campaigns

Role: Co-Investigator


D71HS09611 Hollander (PI)   09/01/08-08/31/11

HHS/HRSA/Division of Transplantation ($631,782)

Promoting organ and tissue donation through new media

Role: Co-Investigator