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Phoebe Bowe, B.S. Public Relations presenting her Keystone Honors Thesis (May 2016)
Phoebe Bowe (B.S. Public Relations) presenting her Honors Thesis AT THE KILACHAND HONORS SYMPOSIUM

Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Member for Brittany Andersen, Division of Emerging Media Studies, Boston University. User motivations and barriers to taking a direct-to-consumer test for health information. Graduated November 2020.

B.A. Honors Thesis Committee Member for Abigail Mack, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University. Impact of familiar characters on selective trust and consumer behavior outcomes in children ages 4-7. Graduated May 2020.

M.S. Thesis Advisor for Yingying Lu, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, Boston University. The impact of sound effects and gameplay on video game enjoyment mediated by the satisfaction of intrinsic needs. Graduated May 2020.

M.S. Thesis Committee Member for Saniya Farooqi, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, Boston University. Sociability and voice creating social presence and rapport in computer agents. Graduated May 2019.

M.S. Thesis Advisor for Danchen Wang, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, Boston University. Examining perceptions of the impact of social media on selfie behaviors: A third-person effects perspective. Graduated May 2017.

B.A. Honors Thesis Advisor for Phoebe Bowe, Kilachand Honors College, Boston University. Does opinion disclosure depend on the mode of communication, controversy surrounding the topic, and ego-involvement with the topic? Graduated May 2016.

M.S. Thesis Committee Member for Ziyuan Zhou, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, Boston University. The interaction of prior corporate associations and crisis response strategies on stakeholder perceptions of crisis responsibility and organizational reputation. Graduated May 2015.

M.A. Thesis Advisor for Sophiya Shahla, The International Relations Department, Boston University. Intercultural analysis of self-expression on social networking sites: Understanding behaviors and perceptions. Graduated September 2014.

Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Member for Jill Walsh, School of Sociology, Boston University. The highlight reel and the real me: How adolescents construct the Facebook fable. Graduated September 2014.

 Theresa Redmond's dissertation defense at the School of Education at Boston University, chaired by Dr. David whittier
Theresa Redmond’s dissertation defense at the School of Education at Boston University, chaired by Dr. David whittier

Ed.D. Dissertation Committee Member for Theresa Redmond, School of Education, Boston University. Media literacy at the middle level. Graduated May 2011.

M.A. Thesis Advisor for Lin Kung, The International Relations Department, Boston University. Disneys representation of ethnic minorities: Investigating the relationship between exposure to animated films and cultural perceptions. Graduated May 2011.