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Psychology of Selfies: A TEDxSyracuseUniversity Talk

My TEDx talk on the Psychology of Selfies has been posted! Check it out, share it with your friends. Tag your own #healthieselfie! Check out more selfie psychology with the teaser posts leading up to the talk… #TBTSelfie Part 1: My Earliest … Continue reading

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Increasing Individualism in Youth Created Music Videos on YouTube (2007-2013)

Congratulations to Steven Kendrat, a recent MA graduate from the TV, Radio, and Film Department at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University on having his masters thesis accepted at AEJMC in August! Abstract Since its launch in … Continue reading

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#TBTSelfie Part 4: Color of Selfie

Reposted from June 3, 2014: Inspired by a photo series entitled Humanœ, a “chromatic inventory… to record and catalog all possible human skin tones,” I decided to do my own quick pantone using an assortment of selfies. Click here to see all 25 shades. I originally put … Continue reading

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#TBTSelfie Part 3: Caught in the Act

I love taking pictures of people taking pictures. And when people take pictures of me taking selfies. For me, it is a meta moment where I am capturing someone capturing another moment. This moment is just as valuable for the … Continue reading

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#TBTSelfie Part 2: Sticker Pictures

I recently came across a bag full of sticker pictures from college c. 2001. The sticker picture was the first time that I had the opportunity for regular immediate photographic gratification; growing up, I didn’t have a Polaroid camera because the … Continue reading

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#TBTSelfie Part 1: My Earliest Selfie

Next month, I will be giving a TEDx talk at Syracuse University on the Psychology of Selfies. I’m sharing a throwback selfie each Thursday for the next 4 weeks leading up to that talk. Installment #1, my earliest selfie. Taken 20 years ago during freshman … Continue reading

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Caribbean Multiracial Ethnic Identity and Social Networking Sites: Accepted at #ICA15 in Puerto Rico!

See you in May, Puerto Rico! ABSTRACT: Persons of mixed race are often framed as the ‘other,’ forced to construct and affirm identities based on larger societal norms where monoracial is the norm. However, being multiracial in the Caribbean is the … Continue reading

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