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Melanie Green

Associate Professor of Communication
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Persuasion, power of narrative, storytelling, online friendships, trust and deception online

Melanie Green is a social psychologist who has published widely on narrative persuasion and the power of storytelling.

Her research examines how narrative storytelling can influence beliefs, with past studies examining topics such as how fictional stories can impact real-world attitudes, how narratives can alter eating habits, and whether the ability to spin a good tale is advantageous in attracting a romantic partner.

Green is also interested in how technology and the Internet influence social relationships. Her work has included research on online friendships, as well as trust, deception and identity on the Internet.

CONTACT:

Melanie Green, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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