Recent Faculty Research
This page updated: 07/18/2013
Faculty Members' Names are in Bold

Angelini, J. R. & Billings, A. C. (in press). The objective/subjective sports discourse paradigm: Gendered attributions of athletic performance in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Journal of Language and Social Psychology.
Billings, A. C., Angelini, J. R., & Dan, W. (in press). Nationalism across the globe: Comparative analyses of the American and Chinese telecasts in the 2008 Beijing Olympiad. Manuscript submitted to Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.
Brewer, P. R. (2013). Science: What’s it up to? The Daily Show and the social construction of science. International Journal of Communication, 7, 452-470.

Brewer, P. R. (2013). The trappings of science: media messages, scientific authority, and beliefs about paranormal investigators. Science Communication, 35(3), 311-333.

Brewer, P. R. (2012). Polarisation in the USA: Climate change, party politics, and public opinion in the Obama era. European Political Science, 11 (1), 7-17.

Brewer, P. R ., & Ley, B. L. (forthcoming). Contested evidence: Exposure to competing scientific claims and public support for banning bisphenol A. Public Understanding of Science .

Brewer, P. R ., & Ley, B. L. (forthcoming). Whose science do you believe? Explaining trust in sources of scientific information about the environment. Science Communication .

Brewer, P. R ., & Ley, B. L. (2011). Multiple exposures: Scientific controversy, the media, and public responses to bisphenol A. Science Communication, 33 (1), 76-97.

Brewer, P. R., & Wise, D., & Ley, B. L. (forthcoming). Chemical controversy: Canadian and U.S. news coverage of the scientific debate about bisphenol A. Environmental Communication.
Brewer, P. R., Young, D. G., & Jones, P. (forthcoming). Campaign news genres, audience characteristics, and media perceptions: A field experiment. Electronic News.
Brewer, P. R., Young, D. G., & Morreale, M. (forthcoming). The impact of real news about “fake news”:Intertextual processes and political satire. International Journal of Public Opinion Research.

Caplan, S. E., & High, A. (2011). Online social interaction, psychosocial well-being, and problematic internet use. In K. Young & Nabuco de Abrue (Eds .), Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment , (pp. 35-53). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc

Courtright, J. A. (in press).   Observing and analyzing communication behavior .  Peter Lang Publishers.
Dee, J. (2013). Cyberharassment and cyberbullying: "There ought to be a law." In S. J. Drucker & G. Gumpert (Editors). Regulating social media: Legal and ethical considerations (pp. 65-88). New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
Dee, J. (October 2012). Nudity, fleeting expletives and lies: The U.S. Supreme Court's 2011-2012 term and the First Amendment,” Communication Currents 7, 5.

Dee, J. (2012). Trading picket signs for radio talk show appearances post Snyder v. Phelps: Is this extortion or a “more speech” solution? Free speech yearbook 46 , 15-21.

Dee, J. (2011). "Franklyn Haiman's Approach to the Problem of Incitement." Communication Law Review 11:2:49-50 .
Dee, J. (2011). "Celebrating the First Amendment: Thank You, James Madison!" Communication Currents 6:5.
Dudo, A.,  Brossard, D., Shanahan, J., Scheufele,  D. A., Morgan, M., & Signorielli, N. (2011).  Science on television in the 21st century: Recent trends in portrayals and their contributions to public attitudes toward science.  Communication Research, 38,754-777.

Esralew, S. &  Young, D. G.  (2012). The Influence of Parodies on Mental Models: Exploring the Tina Fey-Sarah Palin Phenomenon, Communication Quarterly, 60,  338 - 352 PDF .

Feng, M., Brewer, P. R. , & Ley, B. L. (2012). Framing the Chinese baby formula scandal: A comparative analysis of U.S. and Chinese news coverage. Asian Journal of Communication, 22 (3), 253-269.

French, S.  & Holden, T.Q.   (2012).  Positive Organizational Behavior : A Buffer for Bad News .  Business Communication Quarterly 75 ( 2) 208 - 220 .
Glynn, C. J., Huge, M. E., & Hoffman, L. H. (2012). All the News That's Fit to Post: A Profile of News Use on Social Networking Sites. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(1), 113-119. .

Haagsma, M. C., Caplan, S. E., Peters, O., & Pieterse, M. E. (2013). A cognitive-behavioral model of problematic online gaming in adolescents aged 12–22 years. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 202-209.

Haslett, B.  (in press).  Social media, communication and culture:  An Asian perspective.  In L. Cui & M.H. Prosser (Eds.), Social media in Asia.  Lake Oswego, OR:  Dignity Press.
Haslett, B. (2012). ;A structurational interaction approach to investigating culture, identity and mediated communication (pp. 39-60). In P. Cheong, J. Martin and L. Macfadyen (Eds.), New media and intercultural communication:  Identity, community and politics. New York:  Peter Lang.
Haslett, B.  (2012).  Communicating and organizing in context:  The theory of structurational interaction. New York, NY:  Routledge.
Hehman, E., Graber, E. C., Hoffman, L. H., & Gaertner, S. L. (2012). Warmth and competence: A content analysis of photographs depicting American presidents. Psychology of Popular Media Culture,1, 46-52.

Holbert, R. L. & Young, D. G. ( forthcoming ). Exploring relations between political entertainment media and traditional political communication information outlets: A research agenda. In E. Scharrer (Ed.), Media Effects / Media Psychology . Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming .

Holden,  T.Q.   (forthcoming)  Riding an American Nightmare:  Generals Moseley and MacArthur, Men on Horseback.   In  E. Sahlstein and L. Webb ( Eds.)  A Communicative Perspective on the Military: Messages, Strategies, Meanings . New York: Peter Lang
Holden, T.Q., & French, S.L. (2012) Food fight! Gigante grocery versus the City of Anaheim: The battle for legitimacy. Journal of Business Communication.
Holden, T. Q. & French, S.L. (2011) Women and politics: Leadership and communication on the campaign trail.  In E.Ruminski and A. Holba (Eds.), Women’s leadership communication: From glass ceilings to labryinth paths. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Hoffman, L. H. (2012). Political Knowledge. In Oxford Bibliographies Online
Hoffman, L. H. (2012). Participation or Communication? Political Activity in the Internet Age. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 9, 217-273.
Hoffman, L. H. (2013). Political Interviews: Examining Perceived Media Bias and Effects across TV Entertainment Formats. International Journal of Communication , 7, 471-488.
Hoffman, L. H., Jones, P. E., & Young, D. G. (in press). Does My Comment Count? Perceptions of Political Participation in an Online Environment. Computers in Human Behavior.
Hoffman, L. H. (2012). When the World Outside Gets Inside Your Head: The Effects of Media Context on Perceptions of Public Opinion. Communication Research.
Hoffman, L. H. (2011). [Review of the book Going Local: Presidential Leadership in the Post-Broadcast Age by Cohen, J. E.]. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 55(4), 611-612. .
Hoffman, L. H., & Young, D. G. (2011). Political Communication Survey Research: Challenges, Trends, and Opportunities. In E. Bucy & L. Holbert (Eds.) Sourcebook for Political Communication Research, pp. 55-77.

Hoffman, L. H. & Young, D. G. (2011). Satire, punch lines, and the nightly news: Untangling media effects on political participation. Communication Research Reports 28 (2) 159 — 168. PDF .

Holbert, R. L. & Young, D. G. (forthcoming). Exploring relations between political entertainment media and traditional political communication information outlets: A research agenda. In E. Scharrer (Ed.), Media Effects / Media Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming.

Jones, P. E., Hoffman, L. H., & Young, D. G. (forthcoming). Online emotional appeals and political participation: The effect of candidate affect on mass behavior. New Media and Society.

Kang, T., & Hoffman, L. H. (2011). Why would you decide to use an online dating site? Factors that lead to online dating. Communication Research Reports.
Ley, Barbara L., Natalie Jankowski, and Paul R. Brewer. (2011). "Investigating CSI : Portrayals of DNA Testing on a Forensic Crime Show and Their Potential Effects." Public Understanding of Science . Pre-published online (doi: 10.1177/0963662510367571). 
Ley, Barbara L. 2011. "Beyond Discussion Forums: The Transmediated Support Culture of an Online Pregnancy and Mothering Group." In Mothering Online: How Online Communities Shape Modern Motherhood , edited by Michelle Moravec, pp 23-44. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Ley, B. L. , Jankowski, N., & Brewer, P. R. (2012). Investigating CSI : Portrayals of DNA testing on a forensic crime show and their potential effects. Public Understanding of Science, 21 (1), 51-67 .

Liu, B., Ley, B. L. , & Brewer, P. R. (2011). Breast cancer coverage in China and the United States: A comparative analysis of wire service news stories. Chinese Journal of Communication, 4 (2), 184-199.

Morgan, M., Shanahan, J., & Signorielli, N. (in press).  Cultivation Theory and Health  In T. Thomson (Ed). Encyclopedia of  Health Communication , Sage Publications.
Morgan, M., Shanahan, J., & Signorielli, N. (in press). Cultivation in the 21 st century. In R. Fortner (ed.). International handbook of media and mass communication theory . New York: Blackwell.
Morgan, M., Shanahan, J., & Signorielli, N. (2012).  Living with television now: Advances in cultivation theory and research.  New York: Peter Lang.
Morgan, M., Shanahan, J., & Signorielli, N. (2012).  Looking forward, looking backward: Ten questions about cultivation. In M. Morgan, J. Shanahan, & N. Signorielli (eds).  Living with television now: Advances in cultivation theory and research (pp. 389-403).  New York: Lang
Morgan, M., Shanahan, J., & Signorielli, N. (2012).  The stories we tell: Cultivation theory and research.  In M. Morgan, J. Shanahan, & N. Signorielli (eds).  Living with television now: Advances in cultivation theory and research (pp. 1-14).  New York: Lang
Pavitt, C. (2013). Social influence in decision making groups. In C. Liberman (Ed.), Casing persuasive communication (pp. 99-110). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
Pavitt, C. (2011). An estimate of how hitting, pitching, fielding, and basestealing impact team winning percentages in baseball. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 7(4), Article 13.
Pavitt, C. (2011). Communication, performance, and perceptions in experimental simulations of resource dilemmas. Small Group Research, 42, 283-308
Perse, E. M. (in press). Uses and gratifications. Oxford Bibliographies Online.
Perse, E.M. & Lambe, J.L. (forthcoming). Media Effects and Society , 2d. ed. New York: Routledge.
Signorielli, N. (2013). Gender role socialization and the media. In E. Scharrer (ed.), Blackwell's international companion to media studies: Media Effects/Media Psychology . New York: Blackwell.
Signorielli, N. (2013). Violence on U.S. television: A historical overview of the research. In. S. Mazzarella (ed.). Blackwell's international companion to media studies: media content (pp. 343-364). New York: Blackwell
Signorielli, N. (2012).  Gender stereotyping on television.  In G. Brewer (ed.) Media Psychology (pp. 170-186).  London: Palgrave MacMillan.
Signorielli, N. (2012).  Television's contribution to stereotyping: Past, present, future.  In D. G. Singer & J. L. Singer (Eds).  Handbook of children and the media (2nd ed. pp. 321-340).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Ugland, E. & Lambe, J.L. (2010) Newspaper Theft, Self-Preservation, and the Dimensions of Censorship. Communication Law & Policy, 15(4), 365-403.

Young, D. G. ( forthcoming ). Entertainment, Satire, and the Big Questions or our Political World. In R. Glover and D. Tagliarina (Eds.), Teaching Politics Beyond the Book: Film, Texts, and New Media in the Classroom. Continuum Publishers.

Young, D. G. (forthcoming). Theories and Effects of Political Humor: Discounting Cues, Gateways, and the Impact of Incongruities. In K. Kenski and K. H. Jamieson (Eds.), Handbook of Political Communication Theories. Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.
Young, D. G.   (2013). Laughter, Learning, or Enlightenment? Viewing and Aviodance Motivations behind The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.   Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 57,  153 - 169.
Young, D. G.   (2013). Political Satire and Occupy Wall Street: How Comics Co-opted Strategies of the Protest Paradigm to Legitimize a Movement. International Journal of Communication, Breaking Boundaries Special Section, 7,  371 - 393.
Young, D. G(2013). Lighten Up: How Satire will Make American Politics Relevant Again.  The Columbia Journalism Review . July/Aug. URL: story/lighten_up.php

Young, D. G. (2012). A flip-flopper and a dumb guy walk into a bar: Political humor and priming in the 2004 campaign, HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research.. 

Young, D. G. (2011). [Review of From Cronkite to Colbert: The Evolution of Broadcast News by Geoffrey Baym]. Political Communication, 28(1) 135-138. Link to article.

Young, D. G. (2011). Political Entertainment and the Press' Construction of Sarah Feylin. Popular Communication , 9, 1-15.

Young, D. G. & Esralew, S. (2011). Jon Stewart a heretic? Surely you jest: Political Participation and Discussion  Among Viewers of Late-night Comedy Programming,  In A. Amarasinga (Ed). The Stewart/Colbert Effect:  Essays on the Real Impact of Fake News.   (pp. 99 - 116). Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co. Publishers.

Young, D. G . & Hoffman, L. H. (2012). Acquisition of Current Events Knowledge from Political Satire Programming: An Experimental Approach.  Atlantic Journal of Communication, 20,  290 - 304 .

Young, D. G.,  Holbert, R. L., & Jamieson, K. H. (forthcoming).  Successful Practices for the Strategic use of Political Parody and Satire: Lessons from the P6 Symposium and the 2012 Election Campaign.  American Behavioral Scientist Election Issue.