Michelle Chen (Ph.D. University of Minnesota) research interest focuses on the impact of social media technologies on social movements, civic engagement and political participation in support of a social issue or cause. Michelle teaches courses related to social media, business communication, and new media literacy.
I’m interested in supervising projects in the areas of:
- social media research
- digitally enabled social movements
- civic engagement and participation
- social issue advocacy and promotion
- Chen, S.M. (2019) Women’s March Minnesota on Facebook: Effects of social connection on different types of collective action. New Media & Society, 1-23. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444819882694
- Chen, S.M., & Zhang (2016). Framing corruption in the Chinese government: A comparison of frames between media, government and netizens. International Journal of Communication, 10(20), 5494-5513.
- Watson, B., & Chen, S.M. (2015) @todayin1963: Commemorative journalism, digital collective remembering, and the March on Washington. Journalism Studies. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2015.1019549
- New media literacy
- Business communication