UB Communication department faculty place top priority on
publishing their scientific work. The faculty are extremely
successfully in publishing in top-tier academic
Here you can see a sample of each faculty member's articles and books that have been accepted or published over the last academic year.
Feeley, Thomas H. (Professor)
Feeley, T. H., & Beatty, M. J. (2012). Journal impact factor or intellectual influence? A content analysis of citation use in Communication Monographs and Human Communication Research (2007-2009). Public Relations Review, 38(1), 174-176.
Feeley, T. H., & Aloe, A. (2012). The Door-in-the-Face Persuasive Message Strategy: A Meta-Analysis of the first 35 Years. Communication Monographs, 79(3), 316-343.
Anker, A. E., & Feeley, T. H. (2011). Are Non-Participants in Prosocial Behavior Merely Innocent Bystanders?. Health Communication, 26(1), 13-24.
Stefanone, M. A., & Feeley, T. H. Click to “Like” Organ Donation: The Use of Online Media to Promote Organ Donor Registration. Progress in Transplantation, 22(2), 168-174.
Feeley, T. H., & Chen, Y. (in press). Enacted support and well-being: A test of the medicating role of perceived control. Communication Studies.
Feeley, T. H., & Anker, A. E. (2012). Estimating the Risks of Acquiring a Kidney Abroad: A Meta-Analysis of Complications Following Participation in Transplant Tourism. Clinical Transplantation, 26(3), E232–E241.
Frank, Mark G. (Professor)
Matsumoto, D., Frank, M., & Hwang, H. (2012). Nonverbal Communication: Science and Applications. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Frank, M., & Svetieva, E. (in press). The role of nonverbal behavior in detecting and telling lies. In Nonverbal Communication. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
Matsumoto, D., Hwang, H., & Frank, M. (2012). The role of emotion in predicting violence. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 81, 1-11.
Frank, M., & Svetieva, E. (2012). Lies worth catching involve both emotion and cognition. Journal of Appliced Research in Memory and Cognition, 1, 131-133.
Bhaskaran, N., Nwogu, I., Frank, M., & Govindaraju, V. (2011). Lie To Me: Deceit Detection via Online Behavioral Learning. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), 24-29.
Hong, Junhao (Professor)
Hong, J. (2011). Mass Media, Public Opinion and Democratic Political System: Functions and Limitations. Journalism and Communication Review, 6, 32-42.
Hong, J. (2011). From A Communist Propaganda Machine to A Global News Agency. Journal of Political Communication, 28, 377-393.
Hong, J. (2011). The New Trends of the US Government Media in
the Post Cold-War Era: An Analysis of the Implications. Journal
of Journalism Communication Research, 18(2), 4-14.
Rintamaki, Lance (Associate Professor)
Rintamaki, L., Akey, J., & Kane, T. (in press). Health Belief Model Deterrents of Social Support Seeking among People Coping with Eating Disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders.
Peterson, J., Brashers, D., Rintamaki, L., & Goldsmith, D. (in press). The forms and functions of peer social support for people living with HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
Karras, E., & Rintamaki, L. (2012). An examination of online health information seeking by Deaf People. Health Communication, 27(2), 194-204.
Saxton, Gregory D. (Assistant Professor)
Lovejoy, K., & Saxton, G. D. (2012). Information, Community, and Action: How Nonprofit Organizations Use Social Media. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17, 337-353.
Lovejoy, K., Waters, R. D., & Saxton, G. D. (2012). Engaging Stakeholders through Twitter: How Nonprofit Organizations are Getting More Out of 140 Characters or Less. Public Relations Review, 38, 313-318.
Saxton, G. D., Guo, C., Chiu, I.-H., & Feng, B. (2011). Social Media and the Social Good: How Nonprofits Use Facebook to Communicate with the Public. [translated]. China Third Sector Research, 1, 40-54.
Saxton, G. D. (in press). New Media and External Accounting Information: A Critical Review. Australian Accounting Review.
Saxton, G. D., Oh, O., & Kishore, R. (in press). Rules of Crowdsourcing: Models, Issues, and Systems of Control. Information Systems Management.
Zhuang, J., Saxton, G. D., & Wu, H. (in press). Publicity vs. Impact: A Sequential Game with a Nonprofit Organization and N Donors. Annals of Operations Research.
Saxton, G. D., Kuo, J.-S., & Ho, Y.-C. (in press). The Determinants of Voluntary Financial e-Disclosure. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Saxton, G. D., & Nah, S. (in press). Modeling the Adoption and Use of Social Media by Nonprofit Organizations. New Media & Society.
Stefanone, Michael A. (Associate Professor)
Chung, C., Nam, Y., & Stefanone, M. A. (2012). Exploring Online News Credibility: The Relative Influence of Hypertextuality, Interactivity and Multimediality. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17(2), 171-186.
Jang, C., & Stefanone, M. A. (2012). Non-Directed Self-Disclosure in the Blogosphere: Communication Norms and Content. Information, Communication and Society, 14(7), 1039-1059.
Jang, C. Y., & Stefanone, M. A. (2012). Self disclosure on public blogs: The effects of gender, personal traits, and perceived context. IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet, 9(2).
Stefanone, M. A., Kwon, K., & Lackaff, D. (2012). Exploring the relationship between perceptions of social capital and enacted support online. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17(4), 451-466.
Stefanone, M. A., Hurley, C. M., & Yang, Z. (in press). Antecedents of online information seeking. Information, Communication & Society, 1-21.
Stefanone, M. A., & Feeley, T. H. (in press). Click to “Like” Organ Donation: The Use of Online Media to Promote Organ Donor Registration. Progress in Transplantation.
Claes, N., Hurley, C., & Stefanone, M. A. (2012). Do Me a
Solid? Information Asymmetry, Liking, and Compliance Gaining
Online. IEEE: In Hawai'i International Conference on Systems
Science. Vol. 45, 4417-4426.
Tutzauer, Frank (Associate Professor)
Lackaff, D., Kozey, R., & Tutzauer, F. (2011). An agent-based model of turnover in a nonprofit organization. Communication & Science Journal, (1), 1-28.
Vishwanath, Arun (Associate Professor)
Vishwanath, A. (2011). Global differences in Internet diffusion: An empirical investigation into the effects of culture on the diffusion of the Internet. Communication and Science Journal.
Vishwanath, A., Rao, H. R., Chen, R. R., Herath, T., & Wang, J. (in press). Why do people get phished? Testing individual differences in phishing susceptibility within an integrated, information processing model. Decision Support Systems.
Wang, Hua (Assistant Professor)
Singhal, A., Wang, H., & Rogers, E. M. (2013). The rising tide of entertainment-education in communication campaigns. In R. E. Rice & C. K. Atkin (Eds.), Public Communication Campaigns (ed., pp. 321-333). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Wang, H., Meng, J., & Dong, F. (2012). Sharing with
“frands:” Personified branding strategies on social
network sites in China. First Monday, 17(5),
Kim, S., & Wang, H. (2012). Beyond the screen: Exposure level, audience involvement, and screen-tourism experience. International Communication Gazette.
Wang, H., Chung, J. E., Park, N., McLaughlin, M. L., & Fulk, J. (2011). Understanding Online Community Participation: A Technology Acceptance Perspective. Communication Research. DOI: 10.1177/0093650211408593
Woelfel, Joseph D. (Professor)
Lee, H., & Woelfel, J. D. (2012). Self, information topics of interest, and information seeking media use among Korean young adults. Communication and Science, 19.
Chen, H., Evans, C., Battleson, B. L., Zubrow, E. B., & Woelfel, J. D. (2011). Procedures for the precise analysis of massive textual databases. Communication and Science Journal, 16.
Evans, C., & Woelfel, J. D. (2012). ). Representation of complex cognitive pattern stratification. In 2011 at Sunbelt XXXI, INSNA Social Networking Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL. (pp. 17). St. Pete, FL: INSNA.
Battleson, B., Chen, H., Evans, C., & Woelfel, J. D. A non-hierarchical neural network approach for analyzing textual data. (Sunbelt XXVIII). St. Pete Beach, FL: International Network for Social Network Analysis.
Evans, C., Chen, H., Battleson, B., Wölfl, J., & Woelfel, J. D. Artificial neural networks for pattern recognition in multilingual text. (Sunbelt XXVIII) St. Pete Beach, FL: International Network for Social Network Analysis.
Yang, Janet (Assistant Professor)
Yang, Z. (2012). Too scared or too capable? Why do college students stay away from H1N1 flu vaccine. Risk Analysis.
Yang, Z. (2012). Comparing decision making between cancer patients and the general population: Thoughts, emotions, or social influence? Journal of Health Communication, 1-18.
Yang, Z., McComas, K. A., Gay, G., Leonard, J. P., Dannenberg, A. J., & Dillon, H. (2011). Information seeking related to clinical trial enrollment. Communication Research, 38(6), 856-882.
Griffin, R. J., Dunwoody, S., & Yang, Z. (in press). Testing the robustness of a risk information processing model. Communication Yearbook, 36, 323-362.
Yang, Z. (in press). What, me worry? The role of affect in information seeking and avoidance. Science Communication.
Stefanone, M. A., Hurley, C. M., & Yang, Z. (in press). Antecedents of online information seeking. Information, Communication & Society.
Allen Catellier, J., & Yang, Z. (in press). Trust and affect: How do they impact risk information seeking in a health context?. To appear in Journal of Risk Research.