In May 2023, the research on identity shift and brand engagement Benjamin Johnson and I carried out was featured by the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications. You can find the article here.
#SpoilTheConference: A decade of spoiler research
In March 2022, I was one of the keynote speakers at #SpoilTheConference, a multi-day conference on spoilers and entertainment media organized by the University of Zurich. My keynote, “Spoilers and the narrative experience: Lessons from Ten Years of Empirical Research” focused on what we know (and don’t know) about how spoilers impact the narrative experience…
Democracy Forum: Facebook and democracy
In February 2022, Jessica Brandt (policy director at the Brookings Institution) and I spoke to WERU Community Radio about how Facebook and Democracy coexist. You can list to the conversation here.
Democracy, dialogue and civility in a social media age: Talk given at CAACE
In March 2022, I spoke to the Connecticut Association of Adult and Continuing Education about the intersection between democracy, dialogue, and civility in an era where most of our conversations take place through social media platforms.
Guest Lecture: Penobscot Valley Senior College
In May 2021, I was asked to give a guest lecture to the Penobscot Valley Senior College on the role social media play in today’s democracy.