Recent Publications

Greenhalgh, S. P., Koehler, M. J., & Boltz, L. O. (in press). The fun of its parts: Design and player reception of educational board games. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

Lewis, N., & Hirt, E. R. (2018). Sacred sports: Moral responses to sports media content. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1177/1077699018802256

Lewis, N., & Weaver, A. J. (forthcoming). Social comparison-related emotional and enjoyment responses to entertainment television characters. Atlantic Journal of Communication.

Lewis, N. (in press). Experiences of upward social comparison in entertainment contexts: Emotions, state self-esteem, and enjoyment. The Social Science Journal.

Vallade, J. I., Kaufmann, R., & Odenweller, K.G. (2019). “#mommywars: Exploring group membership, social support, and conflict among subgroups of mothers on Facebook.” In J. Mazer (Ed.). Communication and social media: Case studies across personal and professional relationships. Oxford University Press.

Carcioppolo, N., Occa, A., & Chudnovskaya, E (in press). When is it OK to joke? Adding humor to fear-based colonoscopy screening messages may increase compliance. HUMOR: The International Journal of Humor Research.

Chen, Z., Hong, C., Occa, A. (in press). How different CSR dimensions impact organization-employee relationships? Corporate Communications: An International Journal.

Carcioppolo, N., Peng, W., Lun, D., & Occa, A. (in press). Can a social norms appeal reduce indoor tanning? Preliminary findings from a tailored messaging intervention. Health Education & Behavior.

Francis, D. B., Mason, N., Ross, J. C., & Noar, S. M. (2019). Impact of pictorial tobacco pack warnings on adolescents and young adults: A systematic review of experimental studies. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 17(41).

Kim, M. & Kim. J. (2018). The effects of perceived online justice on relational bonds and engagement intention: Evidence from an online game community. Computers in Human Behavior, 84(July), 410-419.