Entertainment-education for health promotion and social change; Communication technology; Social networks; Intervention design and evaluation
Buffalo NY, 14260-1020
Phone: (716) 645-1501
My research and teaching interests include digital technologies, social networks, health promotion and social change. I am passionate about leveraging innovative strategies such as entertainment-education, transmedia storytelling, positive deviance and liberating sructures to improve the well-being of individuals, groups and societies at large. I have contributed to interdisciplinary projects funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Annenberg Foundation among others.