Mediated Communication

The Mass Media area focuses on theory and research related to media content and use, media effects, and audience reception.  Scholars in this area study the psychological processes of media use and effects, media representation of cultural groups, effects of immersive media and social networking, audience reception of popular culture, and fan studies. 

Mediated Communication Faculty

Assistant Teaching Professor, Director of Honors Program
B.A. and M.A. from University of Missouri School of Journalism
MA - Univ. of Kansas-Sterling
Assistant Professor
BA - Univ. of Michigan-Flint