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A theater intervention to promote communication and disclosure of suicidal ideation
ABSTRACT Young adults from Montana have a higher rate of suicide than their national counterparts. There is a clear need for targeted interventions to address this disparity. The authors evaluate aExpand
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First Choice? Last Resort? Social Risks and Gift Card Selection
In this paper, we use a field study to explore why consumers choose gift cards in lieu of actual gift items. We focus specifically on consumers' self-perceptions and metaperceptions in gift-givingExpand
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Personal connections in the digital age, second edition
Nancy Baym's Personal Connections in the Digital Age jumps out of the gate on the first page, shining a new light on questions that humankind has had to answer time and again, for millennia: What d...
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The Road to Unintended Consequences Is Paved with Motivational Apps
Myriad automated interventions have been designed to help consumers set and achieve behavioral goals. Firms and governments are making significant investments in applications that help consumersExpand
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Using Social Media to Cultivate Positive Community Norms
This chapter analyzes the use of social media in health risk prevention campaigns. According to the Positive Community Norms (PCN) framework, prevention is defined as the process of proactivelyExpand
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Gift Card Meanings
In this multi-method study, we use theories of social interactionism and metaperception to evaluate consumers’ ambivalence towards their own and others’ gift card use, especially related to otherExpand
Perpetual modes of absence = presence
This practice-led research investigates how technologically mediated space facilitates or impedes connection with those remote. The decision to foreground practice as the primary methodology aims toExpand
Metaperception, Reciprocity, Generosity, and Anxiety: Consumer Ambivalence and Gift Card Use
This research builds on gift-giving theories by accounting for the givers’ ambivalence toward the gift itself, despite the ubiquity of gift card use and even despite recipients’ unambiguousExpand
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