Alison Novak

Allison Novak

Office: PSA 306
Phone: 215.895.2890

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Generation identity and formation
  • Media perceptions of generations
  • Online group formation and behavior
  • Online discourse management
  • Internship causes and effects

Research Projects

  • Principles of Communication
  • Theory and Models of Communication

Selected Publications

  • “Globalization, Mobilization, and the Third Wave of Contemporary Chinese Art.” Paper presented at Mobilities in Motion Conference, Drexel University, 2011.
  • “Unpaid Internships: Student Attitudes and Opinions.” Paper presented at conference. [Pre]occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling. University of Rhode Island, 2011.
  • “Is Non-sociality Possible on a Social Network?” Paper presented at National Communication Association 97th Annual Convention, New Orleans, 2011.
  • “Shepherding and Censorship: Discourse Management in the Tea Party Patriots Facebook.” 2nd author. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2012.