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Recent Faculty Publications

UB Communication department faculty place top priority on publishing their scientific work. The faculty are extremely successful in publishing in top-tier academic journals.

Here you can see a sample of each faculty member's articles and books that have been accepted or published over the last two academic years.

Anker, Ashley (Research Assistant Professor)

Anker, A. (in press). Critical conversations: Organ Procurement Coordinators' interpersonal communication during donation requests. In Organ donation and transplantation: An interdisciplinary approach.

Reinhart, A., & Anker, A. (2012). An exploration of transportation and psychological reactance in organ donation PSAs. Communication Research Reports, 29(4), 274-284.

Feeley, T. H., Anker, A., & Aloe, A. (2012). The Door-in-the-Face persuasive message strategy: The first 35 years. Communication Monographs, 79(3), 316-343.

Stefanone, M. A., Anker, A., Evans, M., & Feeley, T. H. (2012). Click to "like" organ donation: The use of online media to promote organ donor registration. Progress in Transplantation, 22(2), 168-174.

Anker, A., & Feeley, T. H. (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.

Saxton, G. D., & Anker, A. (in press). The aggregate effects of decentralized knowledge production: Financial bloggers and information asymmetries in the stock market. To appear in Journal of Communication.

Anker, A., Akey, J., & Feeley, T. (in press). Providing social support in a persuasive context: Forms of social support reported by Organ Procurement Coordinators. To appear in Health Communication.

Feeley, T. H., Reynolds-Tylus, T., Anker, A., & Evans, M. (2013). Reasons for (not) signing the state registry: Surveying DMV customers in New York State. Progress in Transplantation.

Feeley, Thomas H. (Professor)

Feeley, T. H. (in press). Providing social support in a persuasive context: Forms of social support reported by Organ Procurement Coordinators. Health Communication.

Feeley, T. H. (in press). Social Support, Social Strain, Loneliness and Well-Being among Older Adults: An Analysis of the Health and Retirement Study. Journal of Personal and Social Relationships.

Feeley, T. H. (2013). A sequential decision framework for increasing college students’ support for organ donation and organ donor registration. Progress in Transplantation.

Feeley, T. H., Reynolds-Tylus, T., Anker, A., & Evans, M. (2013). Reasons for (not) signing the state registry: Surveying DMV customers in New York State. Progress in Transplantation.

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., Anker, A., & Aloe, A. (2012). The Door-in-the-Face persuasive message strategy: 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., Anker, A., Evans, M., & Feeley, T. H. (2012). 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.

Anker, A., & Feeley, T. H. (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., & Wang, X. (in press). The Change in Space and Time of the Stage in Chinese Contemporary Drama. In Chinese Culture in A Cross-Cultural Comparison. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Hong, J., & Youling, L. (in press). The Internationalization of Chinese Television: History, Development and New Trends. In The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media. London: Routledge.

Hong, J. (in press). The Strategies for Media Globalization: China, Japan, India and South Korea. In Global Communication: Theories, Stakeholders, and Trends (4th Edition). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Hong, J. (in press). TV System and Media Reform: The Case of CCTV. In China’s Media Reform. Beijing: Qinghua University Press.

Hong, J. (2012). The Strategies for Globalization of Four Asian Media Giants: China, Japan, India and South Korea. Journal of Culture & Communication, 1(1), 110-122.

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)

Saxton, G. D., & Anker, A. (in press). The aggregate effects of decentralized knowledge production: Financial bloggers and information asymmetries in the stock market. Journal of Communication.

Saxton, G. D., & Lili, W. (in press). The social network effect: The determinants of donations on social media sites. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

Saxton, G. D., Neely, D., & Guo, C. (in press). Web disclosure and the market for charitable contributions. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.

Guo, C., & Saxton, G. D. (in press). Tweeting social change: How social media are changing nonprofit advocacy. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

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. doi: 10.1007/s10479-011-0967-3

Saxton, G. D., & Nah, S. (2013). Modeling the adoption and use of social media by nonprofit organizations. New Media & Society, 15, 294-313.

Saxton, G. D., & Zhuang, J. (2013). A game-theoretic model of disclosure-donation interactions in the market for charitable contributions. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 41, 40-63.

Saxton, G. D., Oh, O., & Kishore, R. (2013). Rules of Crowdsourcing: Models, Issues, and Systems of Control. Information Systems Management, 30, 2-20.

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. (2012). New media and external accounting information: A critical review. Australian Accounting Review, 62, 286-302.

Saxton, G. D., Kuo, J.-S., & Ho, Y.-C. (2012). The determinants of voluntary financial disclosure. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 41, 1051-1071.

 

Shaw, Allison (Assistant Professor)

Shaw, A. (2013). The effect of prenatal androgen exposure on the development of neural reactivity systems: A study of the HEXACO personality inventory. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(1), 19-23.

Boster, F. J., Shaw, A., Carpenter, C. J., & Lindsey, L. M. (2013). A simulation of a dynamic theory of reasoned action with implications for the fit of the cross-sectional theory of reasoned action.

Boster, F. J., Shaw, A., & Anthony, J. C. (2013). The effect of self-report data gathering technique on prevalence estimates of sensitive behavior.

Shaw, A., Kotowski, M. R., Boster, F. J., & Levine, T. R. (2012). The effect of prenatal sex hormones on the development of verbal aggression. Journal of Communication, 62(5), 778–793.

 

Stefanone, Michael A. (Associate Professor)

Egnoto, M. J., Sirianni, J., Chris, O. R., & Stefanone, M. A. (in press). Death on the Digital Landscape: An investigation into the benefits of online memorials for the grieving process. Journal of Death and Dying.

Wang, S., & Stefanone, M. A. (in press). Showing Off? Human Mobility and the Interplay of Traits, Self-disclosure, and Facebook Check-ins. Social Science Computer Review.

Rui, R., & Stefanone, M. A. (2013). Strategic image management online: Self-presentation, self-esteem and social network perspectives. Information, Communication, & Society.  doi:10.1080/1369118X.2013.763834

Rui, R., & Stefanone, M. A. (2013). Personality or network? Strategic management of other-provided information online. 46th HICSS.

Stefanone, M. A., Hurley, C. M., & Yang, Z. (2013). Antecedents of online information seeking. Information, Communication & Society, 16(1), 61-81.

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., Anker, A., Evans, M., & Feeley, T. H. (2012). Click to "like" organ donation: The use of online media to promote organ donor registration. Progress in Transplantation, 22(2), 168-174.

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)

Tutzauer, F. (2013). A family of affiliation indices for two-mode networks. Journal of Social Structure, 14(2).

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. (in press). Negative public perceptions of juvenile diabetics: Applying attribution theory to understand the public’s stigmatizing views. Health Communication.

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.

Egnoto, M., S, E., Vishwanath, A., & Ortega, C. (2013). Diffusion of emergency information during a crisis within a university. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 10(1), 1-21.

Vishwanath, A., Egnoto, M., & Ortega, C. (2012). A retrospective analysis of Common Method Variance in communication research. Communication & Science Journal.

Sirianni, J., & Vishwanath, A. (2012). Sexually explicit user-generated content: Understanding motivations and behaviors using social cognitive theory. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Pyschosocial Research on Cyberspace, 6(1).

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.

 

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), http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/viewArticle/3718/3201

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)

Chen, H., Battleson, B., Zubrow, E. B., & Woelfel, J. D. Procedures for the precise analysis of very large textual datasets.

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. (in press). Predicting young adults’ intentions to get the H1N1 vaccine: An integrated model. Journal of Health Communication.

Yang, Z. (in press). What, me worry? The role of affect in information seeking and avoidance. Science Communication.

Yang, Z., & Kahlor, L. (in press). A U.S. – China comparison of risk information-seeking intentions. Communication Research.

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., & Kahlor, L. (2013). What, me worry? The role of affect in information seeking and avoidance. Science Communication, 35(2), 189-212.

Stefanone, M. A., Hurley, C. M., & Yang, Z. (2013). Antecedents of online information seeking. Information, Communication & Society, 16(1), 61-81.

Allen Catellier, J., & Yang, Z. (2013). The role of affect in the decision to exercise: Does being happy lead to a more active lifestyle? Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 275-282.

Stefanone, M. A., Hurley, C. M., & Yang, Z. (2013). Antecedents of online information seeking. Information, Communication & Society, 16(1), 61-81.

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.

Allen Catellier, J., & Yang, Z. (2012). Trust and affect: How do they impact risk information seeking in a health context?. To appear in Journal of Risk Research, 15(8), 897-911.