GINA MASULLO CHEN, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae

School of Journalism
The University of Texas at Austin 512.471.6323
300 W. Dean Keeton Street 228.229.2783
Austin, TX 78712-1073 gina.chen@austin.utexas.edu
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Education
Ph.D., Mass Communications, Syracuse University, New York, 2012
M.A., Public Communications, Syracuse University, New York, 1998
B.A., Mass Communications, Franciscan University, Ohio, 1989
Experience
2016 to present, Faculty Research Associate, Engaging News Project
The University of Texas at Austin, TX
2014 to present, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
School of Journalism, Austin TX
2012 to 2014, Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi
School of Mass Communication and Journalism, Hattiesburg, MS
Fall 1999 & 2009; Spring 2010, Instructor, Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse, NY
1993-2009, Assigning Editor, Bureau Chief, Copy Editor, Reporter
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, NY
1989-1993, Reporter
The Observer-Dispatch, Utica, NY (1991-1993)
The Times Herald-Record, Middletown, NY (1990-1991)
The Wallkill Valley Times, Walden, NY (1989-1990)
RESEARCH
Peer-Reviewed Books
1. Chen, G.M. Online incivility and public debate - Nasty talk, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan;
forthcoming in 2017.
2. Mandell, H., & Chen, G.M. (2016). Scandal in a digital age (Eds.), New York, NY: Palgrave
Macmillan.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications*Co-Author was a student when research was conducted.
1. Chen, G.M., & Pain,* P. Normalizing online commenting. (In Press). Journalism Practice. Advance
online publication. doi: 10.1080/17512786.2016.1205954.
2. Dhir,* A., Chen, G.M., & Chen, S. (2017). Why do we tag photographs on Facebook? Proposing a new
gratifications scale. New Media & Society, 19(4), 502-521. doi: 10.1177/14611444815611062
3. Chen, G.M., Chen, P.S., Chang,* C-W., Abedin,* Z. (2017). Low-quality news videos damage
newspaper credibility. Newspaper Research Journal, 38(1), 19-31. doi: 10.1177/0739532917696087

(2015). 400-412. 34(4). Y. higher quality videos preferred by news viewers.M. & Chen. Chang.. Gina Masullo Chen 2 . Hendrickson. V.M. G. Persuasiveness of HIV Public Service Announcements as a function of argument quality. Chock.* C-W.M. G. Rasputia. 16. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator.* Z. Nasty online comments anger you more than me. 35. 39. Y..* C-W. & Ng. & Chen. 24-40. G. Longer. personal relevance. 96-108. 853-862.M. Wilson. J. 7(1). Computers in Human Behavior. V. 212-224.M.. novelty and sexual appeals. (2015). T. (2012).. 36(2). G. Mass Communication and Society.. L. 31(7). J. 71(4). Chen. 18.chb.M. Communication Research. J.. Chock.. Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture. 4.. G... & Ng. V. Why do women bloggers use social media? Recreation and information motivations outweigh engagement motivations.M. Chen. Newspaper Research Journal. Zhang.M. G.M. Newspaper Research Journal.. Social media features attract college students to news websites. Wang. M. G. Chen. (2014). G. (2013).P.* S. G. Chock.* Y.. 85-98. & Chang. New Media & Society. 12. 38. T. 736-742 9. 8.. 17. & Wang. Chen.M. & Lu. doi: 10/1080/08838151/2016/1273922 6. P. 115-135. 181-188. Y. Third-person perception of online comments: Civil ones persuade you me more than me.M. 118-126.M.. (2016). Computers in Human Behavior. Chen. Zhang... (2017).. Chen.* N. & Wang. G.* Y. S. Online political discourse: Exploring differences in effects of civil and uncivil disagreement in news website comments. Chen.M. 15. & Campbell.. Losing face on social media: Threats to positive face lead to an indirect effect on retaliatory aggression through negative affect. Male mammies: A social comparison perspective on how exaggeratedly overweight media portrayals of Madea.M. 14. 19.. (2014). and viewer’s sex. G.M. Chen.1016/j. 510-532. doi: 10. & Schweisberger. 10. N.2011. 17(1). 263-269.M. Wolf. 33-38. Chen. (2016). Chen.. Mandell. & Abedin. and Big Momma affect how black women feel about themselves. Li. Schweisberger.. C. N. 819-838. H.. M. Revisiting the social enhancement hypothesis: Extroversion indirectly predicts number of Facebook friends. Pain. Why do women write personal blogs? Satisfying needs for self-disclosure and affiliation tell part of the story. (2012).N. M. Schweisberger..M. 108-125. Computers in Human Behavior. G. CV.M. Health Communication. 71. (2013).024 20.* P. and evidence form.. Chen. A psychophysiological study of processing HIV PSAs: The effects of narrative versus statistical evidence form.M. Computers in Human Behavior. 61(1). 5. 171-180.. G. (2017). (2015).M. Computers in Human Behavior. 42(6). Chen. (2016). 42(10). Mass Communication and Society. (2014). (2016). but nice ones make me as happy as you. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. G.. 11. 15(1). College students’ disclosure of location-related information on Facebook. Social Behavior and Personality. Computers in Human Behavior. scorned wives and salacious news: Examining public response to the scandal press conference.08. 55. Chen. 28(1). 7. Scandal-suffering politicians. G. G. Exploring the differences in how men and women retaliate in response to threats to positive face on social media. Chen. G. Williams. 1603-1612. & Chen. operating through Facebook usage. 16(4). Don’t call me that: A techno-feminist critique of the term mommy blogger. Chen. 13. (2014).M.N.N. Learning by doing: Teaching multimedia journalism through coverage of the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer. Chen.

M. G. New York. In C.M. Sen..J. MD: Lexington Books. & Pain. IL.M. Chen. impoliteness.) CV. Twitter versus Facebook: Comparing incivility. @TeaParty. Predicting a new scandal environment in the 21st century. First revision under way. Brown.M. H. Chen (Eds.. G. forthcoming in 2017. Social media: From digital divide to empowerment.L.M.M. make a real difference”: How citizen journalists in India view their role in social transformation.* J. G. News scholarship in a transitional age: Research in honor of Pamela J.. In C.) 5. Computers in Human Behavior. NY: Palgrave Macmillan. Mandell. Book Chapters 1. H. (Submitted to the Newspaper and Online News Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for its annual conference in August 2017 in Chicago. Punyanunt-Carter. & Tenenboim.M.M. (Submitted to Social Media + Society). Santa Barbara.* Y. & Wang.M. (In Press). & T. New York.* P. G.chb. Richardson Jr. Chen. Wench (Eds.023 22. Pain.). M. Manuscripts Under Peer Review 1. In H. Chen. In N. Chen. & G.. presidential election in online news comments...). & Riedl. “Defensive effect”: Uncivil disagreement upsets me.). (2011). (2017). G. Shoemaker.M..M. “A chance for me to do go. 6. Campbell (Ed. R.). Ng. Chen.* M. Over-sharing in a political sex scandal. 3. 7.* V. Chen. 27(2).M. Rogers.).* O. Tweet this: A uses and gratifications perspective on how active Twitter use gratifies a need to connect with others. Oz. Liebler. & J. First revision under way.) 3. V. (Submitted to the Political Communication Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for its annual conference in August 2017 in Chicago.M. 2. IL. Shermak. B.* P. & Pain. Zheng. (2016). Chen.. G. Chen.N. Chen.. Gaming the news: Examining the effects of online political quizzes on interest in news and politics. & Mandell. NY: Routledge.M..). G.. Chen. Lanham. & G. 4. & Fadnis. Mandell.M.M. New York. In H.* J. T.) 2.. doi: 10. H.org’s performance of its virtual identity on Twitter. Scandal in a digital age. Schweisberger. Chock. Gina Masullo Chen 3 . Gozigian. G. Riedl. A.* M.W.. & Chen. (Submitted to New Media & Society. Chen. Pain. Newspaper Research Journal.. New York. Chen (Eds. G. G. J..J. (Submitted to the Mass Communication and Society Division of the Association Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for its annual conference in August 2017 in Chicago. (2016). Chen. Chen (Eds. 32(4). Mandell. Mandell. G.M.2010. 21. and deliberative quality of comments..M. so I want to speak out politically.. Quizzical attraction of online personality quizzes: A uses and gratifications perspective.* P. G. G.S. Mandell.)..* M. NY: Peter Lang. Chen.10. Vos (Eds.. 755-762. H.M. 22-38.S. (2016).* Y. Social media and politics: A new way to participate in the political process. Y.. (Submitted to Journal of Alternative and Community Media.M. (2011).. & Chen. (2016). Gorham. 5. Scandal in a digital age. and deliberation: Discussing the 2016 U. 4.M. Personalizing news websites attracts young readers. and retweets. The impact of social media in modern romantic relationships. NY: Palgrave Macmillan. CA: Praeger. New York. Schadenfreude. G. #Sadwife and #happyhusband: The performance of unattainable marital ideals on Facebook. Chen. (2017)..* P.* P.W. NY: Palgrave Macmillan. (Ed.P.M.).* V.. P. 6. & Chen. The Routledge companion to media and race. In G.1016/j. & G. IL. chagrin. Scandal in an age of likes. Ng. G. selfies.* D. Online incivility and public deliberation... In H. Steinhardt.M. Scandal in a digital age.

.M. May). Social media. “Hostile audience effect”: How uncivil online comments damage how the audience views a news website. G. MN.* V.* O. Chen.* P. Gina Masullo Chen 4 . Brown.M. G.) 2. Nasty comments anger you more than me. Uncivil or deliberative? News comments in the 2016 primaries and general election. August 2016... G. June 2016. G. & Tenenboim.* P.M. CA.. Ng.. Presented at a scholar-to-scholar session to the Communication Technology Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at its annual conference in Minneapolis. Tenenboim.. Scandal in the news. G. (Accepted for presentation to the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association for its annual conference in May 2017 in San Diego. G. 10. sexual orientation. Normalizing online commenting: Exploring how journalists deal with incivility on news sites.M.M..M. Chen.. Chen. August 2016. MN. & Zheng. August 2016. anyone? Multidisciplinary approaches for analyzing comments across news and other formats” preconference of the International Communication Association for its annual conference in May 2017 in San Diego.M.* J. MN.* V. G. Chen. The “Defensive Effect”: Uncivil comments indirectly increase intention to participate politically. & Pain. Chen. G. Chen. Japan.* P. politeness and discussion quality. & Chen.M. Third-Place Gene Burd Faculty Research Paper Competition 9. Oz. Presented to the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association at its annual conference in Fukuoka. June 2016. Chen.M. G.M.* S...) 5. Quizzical attraction of online personality quizzes: A uses and gratifications perspective.M. 11. CA.. August 2016. Incivility and deliberation: Understanding the discourse around race. G.M.* Y. Online public discourse: Exploring differences in responses to civil and uncivil disagreement in news story comments.* M. Riedl. 8. & Lu. Presented at a scholar-to-scholar session to the Mass Communication and Society Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at its annual conference in Minneapolis.. (2016. G. TX.* D.* Y. (Accepted for presentation to the Political Communication Division of the American Political Science Association for its annual meeting in August/September 2017 in San Francisco. & Chen. Unspiraling the silence: Online incivility and likelihood to speak out about safety of childhood vaccines. Presented at a scholar-to-scholar session to the Newspaper and Online News Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at its annual conference in Minneapolis.L. (Accepted for presentation to the “Comments. Presented to the Health Communication Division of the International Communication Association at its annual conference in Fukuoka.J.* P.. & Ng. 7. Presented at the World Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference in Austin. and politics through online comments. Chen. Disrupting routines: How gendered harassment in online comments affects female journalists in the United States and Taiwan. Chen. & Chen.M. & Lu. 6. but nice ones make me as happy as you. & Pain. through negative affect.* P. Mandell. Chen.. Presented at a scholar-to-scholar session to the Mass Communication and Society Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at its annual conference in Minneapolis. Shermak.) Peer-Reviewed Research Presentations 1. 7... H.) 4. CA.* O.M.M. & Zheng.* M.. (Accepted for presentation to the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association for its annual conference in May 2017 in San Diego. MN. G. CV.M.* S. Zheng.* J. political failure follows: Quantifying the impact of political sex scandals with a scandal severity scale. Fadnis.. Japan. Chen. (Submitted to American Politics Research.) 3. CA..

June 2016. and likelihood to get paid for content. Chen. & Chang.* Y. Debunking the myth that shorter is better: Viewers prefer high-quality news videos. Quality matters: Low-quality news videos damage newspapers’ credibility.M. and gender predict number of Facebook “friends. CV.. G. Gina Masullo Chen 5 . San Francisco... Pain. V. Presented to the Mass Communication Division of the National Communication Association annual conference. (2015. 18. P. Presented at a scholar-to-scholar session to the Newspaper and Online News Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for its annual conference. M. 21. Chen. & Gilmore. 19. Trolling the outspokenness: Exploring the effects of incivility on spiral of silence in news comment websites. Chen. (2014.* P.* Z. Chicago. V. Chen.. H.S. Named Top Faculty Research Paper. Presented to the Game Studies Division at the International Communication Association annual conference. April). Japan. How much does that tick you off? Online rejection and criticism hurt – but not as much as ostracism. August). G. 16.M. Nasty news story comments indirectly increase intention to participate politically for women. LA. CA.M. Chock. The impact of HIV PSAs on attitudes. August). Vicariously rejected: Political-sex-scandal coverage primes negative attitude toward sexual betrayal..M. Chen. C. G.M.. Chen. (2012.. Abedin. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference in Chicago. The third-person effect of news story comments. M. AZ. 20.. Chen. November). IL.. Presented at a scholar-to-scholar session to the Human Communication and Technology Division at the National Communication Association annual conference. M. favorability. Teaching multimedia journalism to high school students through the lens of Freedom Summer. T. G. K. mediated through negative affect. Y. & Chang. G. Presented at a scholar-to-scholar session to the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference.. G. & Wolf. May). (2015.. New Orleans. 23.M. behavioral intentions and risk perception as a function of evidence form. G. personal relevance and gender. November). J.* C-W. G. Schweisberger. Kurambayev. 15. 17. Wilson.. Presented to the Newspaper and Online Division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference.“Conductor Effect”: Violent video game play extends anger.. J.M. Washington. FL.M. Presented to the Mass Communication Division of Annual Conference at the International Communication Association in Fukuoka. Chen. argument quality.* C-W. Schweisberger. Chen. Orlando. leading to triggered displaced aggression among women. New Orleans. Lu. G. (2012. San Francisco. B. LA. (2012.. 12. (2014. G. Presented to the Popular Communication Division of the Southern States Communication Association annual conference. Chen. Japan. DC. Phoenix. & Chen. Presented to the Mass Communication Division of Southern States Communication Association annual conference. Facebook usage. CA. TX. 13.* D. Chen. IL. (2013. Chen. August). Presented to the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association at its annual conference in Fukuoka. Zhang. April). G. & Wang.M. & Ng. P. & Campbell. regardless of length. 14. & Fadnis.M. August).P.M.. June 2016.* S.” (2014.. Who “friends”? A mediation model of how extraversion.N. Chen.. Presented to the Mass Communication Division of the Southern States Communication Association at its annual conference in Austin. April).M. Offline political engagement leads to online political voice among Kyrgyzstan bloggers. (2016.. 22. G. Mandell..* N.

(2011. 26.M. & Arnould. G. Chen. J. August).niemanlab. (2010. IL Non-Peer-Reviewed Articles 1. Mammy revisited: How media portrayals of overweight black women affect how black women feel about themselves. (2012. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. June 3). https://engagingnewsproject. CO... G. St.. G.N.com/news/forum_chen_83442502 5.M. Boston.M. Zhang. & Schweisberger. S. Hurricane Isaac coverage shows the promise of a hybrid model for news. Chen. G. G...caller. http://www. G.org/newsletter/june2012/ 9. Louis. Y. http://www. Chen. Masullo. Chicago. August). J. March). August).. Poster session presented to the Information Systems Unit at the International Communication Association annual conference. Our Love/Hate Relationship with the Term “Mommy Blogger. (2015. (2011. with many points of access. MA. M. Chock.. 25. Williams. V. Chock. 27. http://www. & Schweisberger. (2014). Chen.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/other-voices/article22952529. & Pain.M. (2012. June). (2015. Hendrickson. Chen. 24.M. Named Top Three Research Paper. Presented to the Communication Technology Division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication midwinter conference. & Chen.the-broad-side. Southern Quarterly.. Presented to the Newspaper Division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference. Presented to the Commission on the Status of Women at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference in Denver. G.M. C. Novel sex stories! The effects of message type. (2015. MA. 29. G. http://www.org/research/journalists-and-online-comments/ 2. T. (2015. http://www. Norman.. Chen. G. G. G. Don’t call me that: Examining the discourse that precedes the term “mommy blogger.M.. May).M. 148-154. G.M. June 3). Gina Masullo Chen 6 . Journalists. Message features matter more than evidence form: An experiment of HIV PSAs using physiological measures.M.org/2015/12/journalists- get-thee-to-the-comments/ 3.M. P. August)..N. Y. MO. Media’s future is mobile. (2013. Chen. P. OK. L. T. get thee to the comments..” Presented to the Commission on the Status of Women at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference. V. Chen.html 4. K. August 31). Boston. (2011.com/opinion/viewpoints/chen_51817511 6. Chen. Fort Worth Star- Telegram. Engaging News Project. 28. Chen.org/2012/08/hurricane-isaac-coverage-shows-the-promise-of-a-hybrid-model-for- CV. June 3). Center for International Media Ethics newsletter. Nieman Journalism Lab.M.. http://www. Journalists and Online Comments. Zhang. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. San Angelo Standard. 7. April 24). M. (2010. Newspaper nonreadership: A study of motivations. Chen. December 22). Forum: Mobile media means multi-platform. Chen. (1997. Chen. May).star-telegram. Ethics strategy: Thou shalt do no harm with Facebook. http://cimethics. Presented to the Health Communication Unit at the International Communication Association annual conference. Chen..com/mommy-bloggers 8. (2016. Wang. Mobile media increasingly means multi-platform. and sexual content on attention to HIV PSAs. Tweet this: How active users connect on Twitter. The “Freedom Summer” journalism workshop at Southern Miss: Using living history to teach multimedia journalism to high school students.M. Wang. Campbell.niemanlab. G. Nieman Journalism Lab. G. novelty. G. 52(1). The Broad Side. N. Corpus Christi Caller.gosanangelo.M.

a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. Chen. http://www. G.org/2010/03/the- right-information-the-right-way-at-the-right-time/ 15. G.niemanlab.niemanlab.org/2012/01/gina-chen-breaking-news-situations-require-a-breaking-news- approach/ 11.M. http://www. (2010. Omaha World-Herald.org/2009/12/ep-and-the-emotional-commitment-of-a-subscription/ 18. G.M.niemanlab.niemanlab. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. G. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University.niemanlab. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University.org/2009/10/readers-expect-news- to-find-them/ 21. Nieman Journalism Lab. http://www. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. G. (2012. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. (2010. at the right time. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. Chen.M. Gina Masullo Chen 7 . Chen. June 2).org/2010/01/news-orgs-goal-for-2010-imagine-tomorrows-media-world-today/ 17. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University.M. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. and the near occasion of subjectivity. http://www. March 1). the right way. The right information. December 11). Chen. Nieman Journalism Lab. Chen. October 29). G. January 25). Next year. http://www. Nieman Journalism Lab. (2009. (2011. brand loyalty.org/2009/10/women-use-social-media-more-than-men-whats-news-orgs- response/ CV. G.org/2009/12/on-transparency-objectivity-and-the-near-occasion-of-subjectivity/ 19. October 7). not fewer. Nieman Journalism Lab. http://www. February 5).org/2010/02/riding-the-wave-new-tech-new-reporting-methods/ 16. October 5). Nieman Journalism Lab. (2011.niemanlab. http://www. Nieman Journalism Lab. Nieman Journalism Lab.M. (2009.M.org/2011/10/like-them-or-not-the-latest-changes-to-facebook-offer-big-ideas-for- news-orgs/ 13. http://www. E&P and the emotional commitment of a subscription. rethinking its product.org/2009/10/omaha-world-herald-rethinking-its-product-buys-hyperlocal- wikicity/ 20.niemanlab. (2009. G.niemanlab. Readers expect news to find them.niemanlab.M. News orgs’ goal for 2010: Imagine tomorrow’s media world today. Nieman Journalism Lab. http://www. (2010. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University.M. Breaking-news situations require a breaking-news approach.niemanlab.M. Chen. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. http://www.M.M. January 4). buys hyperlocal WikiCity. G. http://www.niemanlab. Chen. Chen. (2010. On transparency. G.org/2011/12/gina-masullo-chen-personalization-platforms-will-bring-us-more- choices-not-fewer/ 12. we’re loyal to information now. G. (2009.niemanlab.org/2010/06/step-aside-brand-loyalty-were-loyal-to-information-now/ 14.M. October 3). December 21). Step aside. G. new reporting methods. news/ . Chen.niemanlab. (2009. December 2). personalization platforms will bring us more choices. Chen. Nieman Journalism Lab. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. Women use social media more than men: What’s news orgs’ response? Nieman Journalism Lab. Riding the Wave: New tech. Like them or not.http://www. Chen.org/2012/08/hurricane-isaac-coverage-shows-the-promise-of-a-hybrid- model-for-news/ 10. the latest changes to Facebook offer big ideas for news orgs. Nieman Journalism Lab. Chen. Nieman Journalism Lab. http://www. objectivity.

G. “Understanding the Influence of Online Incivility on the News Audience. http://www. http://www. WikiCity aims to tap hyper-niche markets for news and information. (2009. http://www. Newhouse School of Public Communications. What do women want? PunditMom gives one answer to that question. What role should universities have in reinventing American journalism? Nieman Journalism Lab.org/2009/09/david-pogue-on-twitter-as-a-tool-of-cultural-diplomacy/ 23. Co-PI with Dhiraj Murthy and Daniel Robinson. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University.org/2009/08/if-its-good-enough-for-cheese-what-would-artisanal-news-look-like/ Grants & Funding 2017 Special Research Grant ($750 awarded). 2016 Research grant ($2. August 12). August 11). 2013 Aubrey Keith Lucas and Ella Ginn Lucas Endowment for Faculty Excellence ($3. If it’s good enough for cheese: What would artisanal news look like? Nieman Journalism Lab. Catt Chapman Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University. Chen. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. September 15). Syracuse University 2010 Departmental Grant ($350 awarded) “Personalizing News Websites Attracts Young Readers.niemanlab. G. The University of Southern Mississippi 2012 Dissertation grant ($2.M. Newhouse School of Public Communications. (2009.000 pending). UT Austin.niemanlab. Chen. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. Community voices in Ann Arbor: A glimpse of local journalism’s future? Nieman Journalism Lab. (2009.M.org/2009/08/wikicity-aims-to-tap-hyper-niche-markets-for-news-and- information/ 26. “Will People Watch Junk? Testing the Influence of News Video Quality on User Engagement. Syracuse University CV.I. Vice President for Research. Nieman Journalism Lab. G.niemanlab. Chen.I.niemanlab.org/2009/08/what-do-women-want-punditmom-gives-one-answer-to-that- question/ 27.M. School of Mass Communication and Journalism. (2009.org/2009/09/community-voices-in-ann-arbor-a-glimpse-of-local-journalisms- future/ 25. David Pogue on Twitter as a tool of cultural diplomacy.500 awarded).000 awarded) for “How Much Does That Tick You Off? Online Rejection and Criticism Lead to Negative Affect and Retaliatory Aggression.000 awarded) for weeklong summer high school journalism multimedia workshop. G.M. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. G. G.M. a project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. “Uncivil or Deliberative? News Comments in the 2016 Primaries and General Election” and “Uncivil Commenters. Chen.000 pending). "Influence of Online Incivility on Civic Engagement and Political Participation. UT Austin. Chen. (2009. Nieman Journalism Lab. September 22). (2009. UT Austin. “Gender & Politics: Comparing twitter memes about Hillary Clinton to memes about Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. Social media curricular experiences and STEM diversity. September 1). The University of Southern Mississippi. http://www. http://www. Chen.org/2009/09/what-role-should-universities-have-in-reinventing-american- journalism/ 24. Vice President for Research.M. Nieman Journalism Lab." 2014 Dow Jones News Fund ($5.niemanlab. School of Journalism.” S.” S.” 2016 National Science Foundation ($600.niemanlab. August 18). Gina Masullo Chen 8 .” School of Mass Communication and Journalism.” 2015 Special Research Grant ($350 awarded).700 awarded). 22. http://www.” 2014 Student Enrichment Fund ($3.

mediated through negative affect. Speaker on Social Media and Journalism. Panelist for The Shoemaker Legacy: Looking Ahead at Festschrift to honor Dr. Runner-Up Spot News Award for stories on fatal fire. Center for Women’s & Gender Studies. D. University Interscholastic League Journalism Convention. April. Gina Masullo Chen 9 . February. Speaker on Online Incivility & Public Debate: Testing the “Defensive Effect. The Conflict Conference. UT Austin. UT Austin.” Political Communication Lecture Series.C. Panelist for Elections. Mass Communication Division. 2007 Fellow. UT Austin. November. Feminist Policy Alliance. Nicole Hendrickson. UT Austin. NY. CV. 2015 Faculty Development Program. April. Second-Place Rookie of the Year. 2010 Golden Key International Honor Society. Fall 2016.Awards & Honors 2016 Third-Place Gene Burd Faculty Research Competition. and Li Chen). UT Austin. Center for Women’s & Gender Studies. 1990 New York Press Association. UT Austin. and the Media.) Dean’s Fellow Award. 2014 Guest speaker on Telling Stories in a Digital Era. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Communication Technology Division. Florida International University and AEJMC’s Commission on the Status of Women. Syracuse. Special Section Award Coverage of Airport Transformation. Invited Presentations 2017 Speaker on Conflict in Online Political Debate. Southern States Communication Association for Nasty news story comments indirectly increase intention to participate politically for women. Syracuse University. Syracuse University chapter. Syracuse University chapter. Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication. AEJMC for Mammy revisited: How media portrayals of overweight black women affect how black women feel about themselves (with Sherri Williams. provided $2. Top Three Research Paper Award.000 in research funds Fellow. 1993 The Associated Press Award. March. UT Austin. Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. UT Austin. Journalist to Follow. Speaker on Nasty Talk: How Does Online Incivility Shape Political Participation? Moody College of Communication Senior Fellows. 1990 New York Press Association. for coverage of disaster at school. 2016 Speaker on Nasty Talk Online: What’s a Journalist to Do. Journalism Center on Children & Families seminar in Washington. S. Mississippi Press Association Scholastic Journalism Conference. Pamela J. for special section on demise of Griffiss Air Force Base. UT Austin Top Faculty Research Paper Award. AEJMC for Quizzical attraction of online personality quizzes: A uses and gratifications perspective (with Yee Man Margaret Ng and Victoria Chen. November. Commission on the Status of Women. MS. April.I. Named one of 20 by the Society of Professional Journalists. First-Place Spot News. March. Ridgeland. 1992 Gannett Well Done. Social Media Summit. Gender. 1991 New York Press Association. Shoemaker. Speaker on A Gendered Digital Sphere. Moody College of Communication.

Gina Masullo Chen 10 . The University of Southern Mississippi. Syracuse BizBuzz Social Media Conference. 2010 Guest Speaker on Online Engagement. MS. Hattiesburg. The University of Southern Mississippi. MS Guest speaker on Cyber-Bullying for Tweens. Syracuse. Newhouse School of Public Communications. 2011 Guest Speaker on Social Media. students learned the roots of incivility and the particular attributes of online communication that help incivility CV. Guest speaker on Using Social Media for Entertainment Industry Professionals. CA. for Talent Management Course. Guest speaker on Using Social Media for Literary Publications. for DREAM of Hattiesburg. The University of Southern Mississippi. NY. 2013 Guest speaker on Using Social Media for Department Chairs.I. San Francisco. Department of English. Syracuse University. Hattiesburg. Mass Communication Graduate Student Association. Hattiesburg. Guest Speaker on Blogging. Guest speaker on Using Social Media for School District Administrators as part of a course in the College of Education & Psychology at The University of Southern Mississippi. The University of Southern Mississippi. S. The aim of this course is to lead students in critically assessing the impact of incivility on public debate about important issues in news and politics. Hattiesburg. Syracuse BizBuzz Social Media Conference. Guest Speaker on Pitching Stories to Reporters. America Online Patch Regional Conference. By the end of the course. Hattiesburg. Hattiesburg. NY. Liverpool. NY (via Google Hangout). TEACHING Courses The University of Texas at Austin Online Incivility/Public Debate (senior fellows. MS. MS. Media Relations Panel for Public Relations Students. MS. for chairs in the College of Arts & Letters. MS. Syracuse. School of Mass Communication and Journalism. Guest speaker on Giving Academic Presentations. undergraduate) Journalism Portfolio (undergraduate) Gender & the News (graduate and undergraduate) Digital Storytelling Basics (undergraduate) Reporting Words (undergraduate) The University of Southern Mississippi Introduction to Graduate Research (graduate) Social Media Engagement (graduate and undergraduate) Advanced Reporting Capstone (undergraduate) Multimedia Storytelling (undergraduate) Investigative Strategies (undergraduate) Feature Writing (undergraduate) Survey of Mass Communication (undergraduate) Syracuse University News Writing (undergraduate) Enterprise Reporting (undergraduate) New Courses Developed Online Incivility/Public debate: This undergraduate senior fellows course explores online incivility in news website comment streams and social media.

Plan II Honors Program Thesis Second Reader for Molly McConn. 2016 to present Member. Gina Masullo Chen 11 . Social Media Engagement: This co-listed graduate/undergraduate class immersed students in the culture and language of social media. UT Austin. Interim. They also learned best practices for preventing online incivility or calming it once it occurs. Dissertation Committee Member for Qian Wang. Journalism Scholarship Committee. Plan II Honors Program Thesis Supervisor for Jordan Rudner. Rhetoric. and Media types in Online Messages by Select Civil Rights Organizations. Thesis and Dissertation Committees The University of Texas at Austin Master’s Thesis Second Reader for Briana Barner. Dissertation Committee Member for Riva Brown. UT Austin. First offered at The University of Texas at Austin in spring 2017. May 2015. May 2016. UT Austin. Gatekeeping the Social Games in a Post-Broadcasting World: A Qualitative Content Analysis of NBC and User-Generated Olympic Twitter Coverage During the 2012 London Games. Dissertation Committee Member for Ji Won Kim. UT Austin. May 2013. 2016. School of Journalism. Member. April 26. 2016 to present CV. First offered at The University of Southern Mississippi in spring 2013. Ph. May 2015. 2016. City of Austin’s Data Culture Still Under Construction. Focus Group Member. Spring 2016 University Faculty Gender Equity Council. advertising. and More. 2016. Black Sheep Effect. Reporting the Court: Supreme Court Coverage in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Marshal representing the School of Journalism at commencement. 2016. School of Journalism. created profiles to promote this brand through blogging and a variety of social media platforms. Who Sets the News Agenda on “Chinese Twitter”? Exploring the Relationships Between the Media and Opinion Leaders on Weibo. 17. Graduate Studies Committee. The goal of the class was to explain how people communicate on social media. They also developed strategies for increasing reach on social media. Master’s Pro Track Report Supervisor for Laura Marina Boria González. developed their own online brand. Students learned the differences between social media communication and face-to-face communication. May 20. December 2015. May 2016. public relations. UT Austin. May 2014. and Master’s Selection Subcommittee. Us Vs.flourish. SERVICE Service to the Department/School/University/Field of Journalism Graduate Adviser. March 11. Them: Online Incivility. Speaking the “Like” Language: A Case Study Analysis of Effective Visual Company Culture Communication Online in Attracting Millennial Recruits. and entertainment industry) can harness the power of social media to attract and engage an audience.D. The Creative (And Magical) Possibilities of Digital Black Girlhood. The University of Southern Mississippi Dissertation Committee Member for Daniel Sipocz. July 1 to Aug. so they could leverage these tools for greater impact. and how communications practitioners (journalism. Cactus Standout Awards Selection Committee. Trayvon Martin and Election 2012: An Analysis of Framing.

UT Austin. October 31. Moody College of Communication. Ronald Reagan High School. UT Austin Member. The University of Southern Mississippi. Budget Council. TX Breakout Session Speaker. 2014 to present Member. Remembering “Freedom Summer” Multimedia High School Journalism Workshop. The University of Southern Mississippi. UT Austin. 2014 to present Assistant Professor Representative. School of Journalism. Politics. 2014-2015 and 2016- 2017 academic years Member. 2015. Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. UT Austin. 2015 Discussant for Scholar-to-Scholar Session of Newspaper and Online News Division at AEJMC. School of Journalism. 2015 to present. August 8. Innovation Committee. sponsored by Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media. Named to the Editorial Board for Newspaper Research Journal. Chair for Panel Honoring Dr. 2013-2014 academic year Member. 2015 and 2016 Taught journalism to seventh-graders. October 25. School of Journalism. October 3. The University of Southern Mississippi. School of Journalism. 2015. 2015 Explore UT “Old Media. March 7. Family Weekend. The University of Southern Mississippi Black and Gold Day participant. Appeals Committee. 2014 Director. School of Journalism. November 14. 2013-2014 academic year Voting member of the Board of Publications for The Student Printz and Southern yearbook. sponsored by the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association. Park Crest Middle School. Graduate Studies Committee. School of Journalism. School of Journalism. The University of Southern Mississippi. 2013 CV. 2014 to present Member. Pamela J. 2015. Pflugerville. August. recruiting students for our program. San Antonio. TX. UT Austin. Representative of the UT School of Journalism at the Mu Alpha Theta Major Fair. 2013 Taught class on establishing a web presence and using social media for approximately 30 students during High School Journalism Workshop. Campaign for Southern Miss. November 2015 to present. UT Austin. 2013-2014 academic year Strategic Planning Committee member. The University of Southern Mississippi. New Tricks” session. 2015. June 2014 Abstract Judge for Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity. 2014 Member of Steering Committee. Newhouse School. The University of Southern Mississippi. 2013 Represented the College of Arts and Letters during the Fall 2013 Commencement as a Standard Bearer. Shoemaker for receiving the Deutschmann Award at AEJMC. Faculty Subcommittee ACEJMC Accreditation. Syracuse University. 2014 Senator representing College of Arts and Letters in Faculty Senate. UT Austin Judge. The University of Southern Mississippi. The University of Southern Mississippi (weeklong residential workshop for 16 students). Faculty liaison to Journalist’s Resource. Faculty Senate Awards Committee and Election Committee. and Public Policy. Gina Masullo Chen 12 .

MS. a website produced by Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media. http://www. England. Politics and Public Policy.dallasnews. a website produced by Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media. Chen. a digital storytelling site produced by the Media Innovation Program at Northeastern University. Hattiesburg.com/story/25122266/safety-on-social-media 2014 Interviewed in the Sun Herald in Biloxi. 2013 Marched representing WUSM Radio in the Caerus Mardi Gras Parade “Music in Mississippi. The University of Southern Mississippi.theguardian. representing School of Mass Communication and Journalism. “Exploring Differences in How Men and Women Respond to Threats to Positive Face on Social Media” (Computers in Human Behavior.” The University of Southern Mississippi. and -tobacco messages and maintaining a Facebook and Twitter account for the group for 6 months to disseminate their messages. a nonprofit based in Gautier. Nicholas Wilson. School of Journalism. for a story on February 4 about Facebook turning 10 years old.storybench. The University of Southern Mississippi.html CV. the Student Newspaper for University of King’s College in Halifax.com/2016/10/04/npr-says-no-comments 2016 Interviewed by The Guardian.org/studies/society/news-media/best-length-online-news-videos 2015 My study. “Longer. 2015. recruiting honors students for our program. London. with Zainul Abedin) was featured on Journalist’s Resource.wdam. 2012 Featured in News Coverage 2017 Interviewed by The Signal.howstuffworks. Created and implemented a drug-prevention media campaign for Singing River Services. with Peter S.org/studies/society/gender-society/internet- harassment-online-threats-targeting-women-research-review 2014 Interviewed by WDAM-NBC TV. for a story on January 31 about online commenting. http://journalistsresource. 36(2). Center for Human Rights and Civil Liberties. Canada. -alcohol. http://www.com/media/2016/jan/31/online-comments-toxic-interaction-racism-harassment 2015 My syllabus for Digital Storytelling Basics was featured in a round-up story of “14 Innovative Journalism Courses to Follow This Fall. http://www. was featured on Journalist’s Resource. http://journalistsresource. 38.com/2014/02/04/5310714/facebook-celebrates-10-years-by. about women sharing stories about sexual assault and rape online. for a story on March 31 about social media safety for young people. 2014.ca/blessing-or-curse/ 2016 Interviewed by the Dallas Morning News for a story on October 20.com/life/digital-life/2016/10/20/singer-sara- hickman-joined-sexual-assault-survivors-breaking-silence-social-media 2016 Interviewed by How Stuff Works Now for a story on October 4. about journalists and online discussions. High Quality Videos Preferred By News Viewers” (Newspaper Research Journal. Gina Masullo Chen 13 .” by Storybench. and Chen-Wei Chang). MS. to assist approximately 100 students in creating anti-drug. MS. http://signalhfx. 2013. http://www. February 2013 Social media consultant. Service included organizing a daylong event on July 16. 2013-2014 academic year Honors Day participant. Volunteer for the Campaign for Southern Miss.org. for story on January 16. Politics and Public Policy. about online commenting. http://www.sunherald. http://now.org/innovative- journalism-courses-to-follow-this-fall/ 2015 My study.

com/article/20130111/NEWS01/301110009/Social-media-course- focuses-how-connect 2012 Interviewed on December 20 on WHLT-CBS TV.fm/Media-Archives/13799891 2012 Interviewed on September 7 on the Marshall Ramsey Show on Mississippi SuperTalk Radio to discuss Hurricane Isaac coverage and changing model for news. http://www.fm/Media- Archives/13799891 2012 Quoted on July 25 on the What’s Up at Upstate blog. http://www.com/2012/07/25/whats- up-at-upstate-blog-celebrates-first-year/ CV. to discuss changes to Instagram’s terms of service. URL: http://www. affiliated with Upstate University Health System in Syracuse.wordpress. Gina Masullo Chen 14 .whlt.supertalk. http://whatsupatupstate. Hattiesburg.supertalke.com/news/2012/dec/20/instagram-changing-terms-and-conditions-ar- 5211467/ 2012 Interviewed on November 6 on the Marshall Ramsey Show on Mississippi SuperTalk radio to discuss how social media has changed the election. MS. NY.2013 Interviewed in the Hattiesburg American for a story on January 10 about my new social media engagement mini-session. http://www2.hattiesburgamerican. as an expert on blogging.

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