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Developing and Defending Mixed Identity: Lessons from the Caribbean Diaspora

With parents from Trinidad and Tobago, Ken says he is one‐third Chinese, one‐sixth Scottish, one‐fourth African, two‐sevenths Amerindian, one‐seventh Welsh, half Trinidadian, one‐tenth Barbadian, four‐fifths Guyanese, and therefore, a “true true full‐ blooded West Indian stereotype.” (Ken Corsbie in Dindayal, … Continue reading

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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 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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I will be speaking at TEDxSyracuse University April 17!

I will be giving a talk on the “Psychology of Selfies” at the TEDx Syracuse University “Evolve” conference on Friday, April 17 @ 5pm at the Watson Theater on the SU campus! Read more about the event at The Daily … Continue reading

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