Our grad students have great success in publishing in highly
ranked communication journals. You can see our students regularly
publish with our full-time faculty -- a testament to the
collaborative, supportive environment we have created at UB.
Allen Catellier, J. R. & Yang, Z. J. (2012). Trust and affect: How do they impact risk information seeking in a health context? Journal of Risk Research, 15(8), 897-911. doi: 10.1080/13669877.2012.686048
Allen Catellier, J. R. & Yang, Z. J. (2013). The role of affect in the decision to exercise: Does being happy lead to a more active lifestyle? Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 14, 275-282. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2012.11.006
Bolkan, S., Griffin, D. J., & Holmgren, J. L, & Hickson, M. III. (2012). Prolific scholarship in communication studies: Five years in review. Communication Education, 61, 380-394.
Chen, Y., & Feeley, T. H. (in press). Numeracy, information-seeking and self-efficacy in managing health: An analysis using the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). Health Communication.
Chen, Y., & Feeley, T. H. (2012). Enacted support and well-being: A test of the mediating role of perceived control. Communication Studies, 63(5), 608-625. doi: 10.1080/10510974.2012.674619
Chen, Y., & Feeley, T. H. (2013). Social support, social strain, loneliness and well-being among older adults: An analysis of the Health and Retirement Study. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Epub ahead of print 31 May 2013. doi: 10.1177/0265407513488728 (An earlier version of this article received Top Paper Award from the Health Communication Division of the 2012 Conference of the International Communication Association.)
Chun, H., Lee, H., & Kim, D. J. (2012). The Integrated Model of smartphone adoption: Hedonic and Utilitarian value perceptions of smartphones among Korean college students. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15(9), 473-9.
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.
Egnoto, M. J., Sirianni, J. M., Ortega, C. R., & Stefanone, M. A., (In press). Death on the digital landscape: A preliminary investigation into the grief process and motivations behind participation in the online memoriam. Journal of Death and Dying.
Egnoto, M.J., Svetieva, E., Vishwanath, A., & Ortega, C. R. (2013). Emergency Communication during a crisis within a university: Analysis of an active shooter scenario. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 10, 1-21.
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.
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.
Foster, D. W., Khalil, G. E., Farris, S. G., Bärnighausen, T. W. & Prokhorov, A. V. (2015) Effects of readiness to change, quit history, and health perceptions on depressive symptoms among young adult smokers. International Journal of Psychology and Psychoanalysis.
Frank, M., & Svetieva, E. (2012). Lies worth catching involve both emotion and cognition. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 1, 131-133.
Frank, M. G., Maroulis, A., & Griffin, D. J. (2012). The voice. In Matsumoto, D., Frank, M. G., Hwang, H. S. (Eds.), Nonverbal communication: Science and applications (pp. 53 – 74). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Frank, M. G., & Svetieva, E. (2013). The role of nonverbal behavior in detecting and telling lies. In J. Hall and M. L. Knapp (Eds.) Handbook of Nonverbal Communication. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
Frank, M. G. & Svetieva, E. (2012). Deception. In M. G. Frank H. S. Hwang and D. Matsumoto (Eds). Nonverbal communication: Science and applications. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Grizzard, M., Shaw, A. Z., Dolan, E. A., & Anderson, K. B. (in press). Popular media’s ability to strengthen moral intuitions: Evidence from a longitudinal experiment on consistent and conflicted moral content. Media Psychology.
Hamilton, A. E. (In press). Development of environmentally friendly messages to promote longer durations of breastfeeding for already breastfeeding mothers. Forthcoming, Health Communication.
Karras, E., & Rintamaki, L. (2012). An examination of online health information seeking by Deaf people. Health Communication, 27, 194-204.
Karras, E., Rintamaki, L. S., & Quagliata, A. (in press). Health information avoidance by Deaf people within and across health contexts. Health Communication.
Khalil, G. E. Advani, S. M., Prokhorov, A. V. (in press). Examining a New Psychosocial Marker of Cancer Risk Perception During Young Adulthood: A Perceived Temporal Susceptibility to Cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
Khalil, G. E. (in press). The “Re-Mission” Videogame Intervention for Cancer Risk Perception and Information Seeking among College Students: a Small Scale Evaluation. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Khalil, G. E. (in press). Exploring a New Concept in Entertainment-Education: Positive Thought provocation. Human Communication Research.
Khalil, G. E. (in press). From Emotions to Actions: A Transitional Model of Entertainment-Education. Human Communication Research.
Khalil, G. E. (In press). Understanding the User Experience and Emotional Involvement during eHealth Interventions: A Randomized Controlled Trial of ASPIRE (Doctoral Dissertation). University at Buffalo the State University of New York.
Khalil, G. E. (in press). The Role of a Delay in Emotion Regulation in the Success of Entertainment-Education for Health. Journal of Health Communication (under review).
Khalil, G. E. (2012). When losing means winning: The impact of conflict in a digital game on young adults' intentions to get protected from cancer. Games for Health: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications, 1(4), 279-286.
Khalil, G. E., & Rintamaki, L. S. (2014). A Televised EntertainmentEducation Drama to Promote Positive Discussion about Organ Donation. Health Education Research, cyt106. doi:10.1093/her/cyt106
Khalil, G. E. (2013). Fear and Happiness in "Re-Mission": Teasing Out Emotional Gaming Events Responsible for Cancer Risk Perception. Competitively selected for publication in Games for Health (pp. 27-44). Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden.
Lee, H., & Woelfel, J. D. (2012). Self, information topics of interest, and information seeking media use among Korean young adults. Communication and Science, 19.
Lovejoy, K., Catellier, J., Evans, C., Lohiser, A., & Chiu, I-H. (2013). Exploring individuals' social value orientation and decisions in a Prisoner's Dilemma. Communication & Science Journal, 2013Jan4.
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.
Matsumoto, D., Frank, M., & Hwang, H. (2012). Nonverbal Communication: Science and Applications. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Matsumoto, D., Hwang, H., & Frank, M. (2012). The role of emotion in predicting violence. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 81, 1-11.
Merrill, K.A., Bryant, A.E., Dolan, E.A., & Chang, S. (2015). The male gaze and online sports punditry: A case study of the Ines Sainz controversy. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 39(1), 40-60.
Rui, J.R., & Stefanone, M.A. (2013). Strategic
self-presentation online: A cross-cultural study. Computers in
Human Behavior, 29(1), 110-118. doi:
Rui, J.R., Chen, Y., & Damiano, A. (In press). Health organizations providing and seeking social support: A Twitter-based content analysis. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. Available online ahead of print. doi:10.1089/cyber.2012.0350.
Rui, J.R., & Stefanone, M.A. (2013). Strategic management of other-provided information online: Personality and network variables. Proceedings of the 46 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS, 2013), Maui, HI. January 7-10, 2013, Computer Society Press. pp. 3941-3950. doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2013.500. *Nominated for Best Paper Award, Organizational Systems and Technology Track; Communication and Social Networks minitrack.
Rui, J.R., & Stefanone, M.A. (2013). Strategic image management online: Self-presentation, self-esteem, and social network perspectives. Forthcoming in Information, Communication, and Society. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2013.763834.
Shaw, A. Z., Grizzard, M., Dolan, E. A., & Anderson, K. B. (in press). Effects of prolonged consumption of romantic content on family values: A longitudinal re-examination and extension of Zillmann and Bryant (1988a). Journal of Family Issues.
Sirianni, J. M. & Vishwanath, A. (2012). Sexually explicit user-generated content: Exploring motivations and behaviors using social cognitive theory. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace.
Stefanone, M. A., Hurley, C. M., & Yang, Z. (2013).
Antecedents of online information seeking. Information,
Communication & Society, 16(1), 61-81.
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, 451-466.
Vishwanath, A., Egnoto, M. J., Ortega, C. R. (2012). A retrospective analysis of Common Method Variance in communication research. Communication & Science Journal, 2012 Sep.
Yang, Z.J., Maki, K.G., & Arth, Z. (in press). Psychological distance, risk perceptions, and communication behaviors during the Ebola outbreak. Health Communication.
Yang, Z. J., Kahlor, L., & Griffin, D. J. (in press). I share, therefore I am: A U.S. – China comparison of college students’ motivations to share information about climate change. Human Communication Research.
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