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Ruth Appel

Appel is interested in the intersection of Behavioral Science and Computer Science, with the aim of leveraging psychological targeting ethically and for the common good.

Ross Dahlke

Dahlke researches the connection between online and offline civic life, particularly participation in political collective action such as social media use and political donations.

Angela Lee

Lee is interested in understanding the impact of media and technology on users’ health and well-being by studying psychological processes such as mindsets, particularly in the context of adolescent and parent-child relationships.

Mufan Luo

Luo’s research focuses on the psychology of communication technology, which involves the examination of interpersonal dynamics in computer-mediated communication (CMC) and social media affordances.

Ryan Moore

Moore is interested in how features of new media platforms (e.g., social media sites) and technologies (e.g., smartphones) affect our consumption, processing, and sharing of information, especially information about politics and news.

Sumer Vaid

Vaid’s research broadly examines the interface between human minds and digital technologies. His current research interests examine how personality influences the antecedents and consequences of using digital media technologies, and how sensing technologies can be used to enrich personality psychology research.