Current Research

Below is a list of recent (February 2018-present) publications by our Affiliated Faculty. The list is a work in progress. If you are a Faculty Affiliate and you have a CITS-relevant publication not on this list, please email us!


Adams, A., Miles, J. Dunbar, N. E., & Giles, H. (2018). Communication accommodation in text messages: Exploring liking, power, and sex as predictors of textisms. Journal of Social Psychology, Special Issue: Interpersonal Relationships in the Digital Age. DOI: 10.1080/00224545.2017.1421895

Breiger, R. L., Wagner-Pacifici, R., & Mohr, J. W. (2018). Capturing distinctions while mining text data: Toward low-tech formalization for text analysis. Poetics. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.poetic.2018.02.005

Parong, J., & Mayer, R. E. (2018). Learning science in immersive virtual reality. Journal of Educational Psychology. Advance online publication.



Stohl, C., Stohl, M., Ganesh, S. (2018). Digital media and human rights: Loomio, Statistics New Zealand, and gender identity. In A. Brysk & M. Stohl (Eds.), Contracting human rights: Crisis, accountability, and opportunity (pp.264-282). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

van den Brink, L., Barnaghi, P., Tandy, J., Atemezing, G., Atkinson, R., Cochrane, B., Fathy, Y., Garcia Castro, R., Haller, A., Harth, A., Janowicz, K.,  Kolozali, S., van Leeuwen, B., Lefrançoisl, M., Lieberman, J., Perego, A., Le-Phuoc, D., Roberts, B., Taylor, K., & Troncy, R.. (2018). Best practices for publishing, retrieving, and using spatial data on the web. Paper presented at the Semantic Web conference.

Walther, J. B. (2018). The emergence, convergence, and resurgence of intergroup communication theory in computer-mediated communication. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 26, 86-97. doi:10.1080/15456870.2018.1432616


Dai, Y., & Walther, J. B. (2018). Vicariously experiencing parasocial intimacy with public figures through observations of interactions on social media. Human Communication Research. Advance online publication. doi:10.1093/hcr/hqy00

Dunbar, N. E., Miller, C. H., Lee, Y., Jensen, M. L., Anderson, C., Adams, A. S., . . . Wilson, S. N. (2018). Reliable deception cues training in an interactive video game. Computers in Human Behavior, 85, 74-85. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2018.03.027

Metzger, M. J., Wilson, C., & Zhao, B. Y. (2018). Benefits of browsing? The prevalence, nature, and effects of profile consumption behavior in social network sites. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 23, 72-89. doi:10.1093/jcmc/zmx004

Nawab, F., Agrawal, D., & El Abbadi, A. (2018). Nomadic datacenters at the network edge: Data management challenges for the cloud with mobile infrastructure. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), March 26-29, 2018.

Sahin, C., Kuczenski, B., Egecioglu, O., & Abbadi, A. E. (2018). Privacy-preserving certification of sustainability metrics. Proceedings of the Eighth ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy - CODASPY '18. doi:10.1145/3176258.3176308

Zakhary, V., Nawab, F., Agrawal, D., El Abbadi, A. (2018). Global-scale placement of transactional data stores. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), March 26-29, 2018.

Zakhary, V., Sahin, C., El Abbadi, A., Lin, H.,Tessaro, S. (2018). Pharos: Privacy hazards of replicating ORAM stores. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), March 26-29, 2018.


Krämer, N. C., Preko, N., Flanagin, A., Winter, S., & Metzger, M. (2018). What do people attend to when searching for information on the web. Proceedings of the technology, mind, and society conference, TechMindSociety '18. doi:10.1145/3183654.3183682

Pilegard, C., & Mayer, R. E. (2018). Game Over for Tetris as a Platform for Cognitive Skill Training. Contemporary Educational Psychology. doi:10.1016/j.cedpsych.2018.04.003

Regalia, B., Krzysztof, J., … , Usery, E. L., (2018). GNIS-LD: Serving and visualizing the geographic names information system as linked data. Paper presented at the Extended Semantic Web Conference.

Schmitt, P., Iland, D., Zheleva, M. Z., & Belding, E. M. (2018). Third-Party Cellular Congestion Detection and Augmentation. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 1-1. doi:10.1109/tmc.2018.2827031

Wu, T. B., Wu, S., Buoni, M., Orfeo, T., Brummel-Ziedins, K., Cohen, M., & Petzold, L. (2018, 04). Computational Model for Hyperfibrinolytic Onset of Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. doi:10.1007/s10439-018-2031-9


Mai, G., Janowicz, K., Prasad, S., Yan, B. (2018). Visualizing The Semantic Similarity of Geographic Features, AGILE 2018, Lund, June 12-15, 2018.

Edelmann, A., & Mohr, J. W. (2018). Formal studies of culture: Issues, challenges, and current trends. Poetics. doi:10.1016/j.poetic.2018.05.003

Schmitt, P., Iland, D., Belding, E., Zheleva, M., (2018). Cellular and Internet Connectivity for Displaced Populations C. F. Maitland (Ed.), Digital lifeline?: ICTs for refugees and displaced persons (pp.115-134). MIT Press.

Stull, A. T., Fiorella, L., Gainer, M. J., & Mayer, R. E. (2018). Using transparent whiteboards to boost learning from online STEM lectures. Computers & Education, 120, 146-159. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2018.02.005