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Matthew Matsaganis

Diffusion and adoption of new communication technologies, social impact of communication technologies among diverse populations and in organizational settings, geo-spatial data and GIS-based statistical techniques for the study of neighborhood or contextual effects on health

The World Within Reach
Matthew Matsaganis
Assistant Professor
 

College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Communication

Affiliated Faculty
Department of Information Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Address:
SS 329
Phone:
518-442-4860

 

Education

2008 Ph.D., Communication
Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California - Los Angeles

2006 Geographic Information Science (GIS) Graduate Certificate
Department of Geography, University of Southern California - Los Angeles

2005 M.A., Communication
Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California - Los Angeles

2001 M.A., Political Communication
School of Communication, Management, & Public Policy, Emerson College - Boston

2000 B.A., Communication & Mass Media Studies
Faculty of Communication & Mass Media Studies, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Research Interests

  • Diffusion and adoption of new communication technologies
  • Social impact of communication technologies among diverse populations and in organizational settings
  • Geo-spatial data and GIS-based statistical techniques for the study of neighborhood or contextual effects on health

Publications

Refereed Publications

a. Books

Matsaganis, M., Katz, V., & Ball-Rokeach, S. J. (2011). Understanding ethnic media: Producers, consumers, and societies. Thousand Oaks, CA; London: SAGE Publications.

b. Edited Books

Matsaganis, M., Gallagher, V., & Drucker, S. (Eds.) (2013). Communicative cities and urban communication in the 21st century. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

c. Journal Articles
 
Matsaganis, M. D. (in press). How do the places we live in impact our health? Challenges for and insights from communication research. Communication Yearbook 39.

Matsaganis, M. D., & Golden, A. G. (in press). Interventions to address reproductive health disparities among African American women in a small urban community: The communicative construction of a “field of health action.” Journal of Applied Communication Research.

Matsaganis, M., & Seo, M. (2014). Stress in the aftermath of the economic crisis in urban communities: The interplay of media use, perceived economic threat, and community belonging. Communication Research Reports, 31, 303-315.

Matsaganis, M. D., & Wilkin, H. A. (2014). Communicative social capital and collective efficacy as determinants of access to health-enhancing resources in residential communities. Journal of Health Communication. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/10810730.2014.927037

Matsaganis, M. D., Golden, A. G., & Scott, M. (2014). Communication infrastructure theory and reproductive health disparities: Enhancing storytelling network integration by developing interstitial actors. International Journal of Communication, 8, 1495 -1515.

Matsaganis, M. D., & Katz, V. S. (2013). How ethnic media producers constitute their communities of practice: An ecological approach. Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 15(7), 926-944.

Seo, M., & Matsaganis, M. D. (2013). How interpersonal communication mediates the relationship of multichannel communication connections to health-enhancing and health-threatening behaviors. Journal of Health Communication, 18, 1002 -1020.

Katz, V. S., Matsaganis, M. D., & Ball-Rokeach, S. J. (2012). Ethnic media as partners for increasing broadband adoption and social inclusion. Journal of Information Policy, 2, 79 -102.

Wilkin, H., Ball-Rokeach, S., Matsaganis, M., & Cheong, P. (2007). Comparing the communication ecologies of geo-ethnic communities: how people stay on top of their community. Electronic Journal of Communication, 17(1 -2). Retrieved from www.cios.org/EJCPUBLIC/017/1/01711.HTML

Matsaganis, M., & Payne, J. G. (2005). Agenda setting in a culture of fear: The lasting effects of September 11 on American politics and journalism. American Behavioral Scientist, 49(3), 379 -392.

Yuan, Y., Shumate, M., Fulk, J., Bryant, A., Monge, P., & Matsaganis, M. (2005). Individual participation in organizational information commons: The impact of team level social influence and technology-specific competence. Human Communication Research, 31(2), 212 -240.

Payne, J. G., & Matsaganis, M. (2002). Media as agents of diplomacy: U.S. and Saudi relations post-September 11. Media Ethics, 13(2), 10 & 31 -34.

Matsaganis, M., & Weingarten, C. (2001). The 2000 U.S. Presidential debate versus the 2000 Greek Prime Minister debate: A comparative analysis. American Behavioral Scientist, 44 (12), 2398 -2410.

d. Book Chapters

Matsaganis, M., & Gallagher, V. (2013). The making of communicative cities in the 21st century. In Matsaganis, M., Gallagher, V., & Drucker, S. (Eds.), Communicative Cities and Urban Communication in the 21st Century (pp. 1-10). New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

Matsaganis, M. (2007). Neighborhood effects and the invisible motor of community change. In Burd, G., Drucker, S., & Gumpert, G. (Eds.), The Urban Communication Reader, pp. 73 -103. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Ratzan, S., Matsaganis, M., & Payne, J. G. (2003). Health and medical reporting (in vol. 2). In Johnston, D. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications (Four Volume Set). Elsevier Science (USA), Academic Press, Inc.

e. Peer-Reviewed Research & Policy Reports

Matsaganis, M. D. (2011). Broadband adoption and Internet use among U.S. Latinos. Los Angeles, CA; Washington, D. C.: Tomás Rivera Policy Institute and Time Warner Cable Research Program on Digital Communications.

f. Published Conference Proceedings
 
Matsaganis, M., & Payne, J. G. (2002). September 11 and the call for leadership: Mayor of New York Rudolph Giuliani and British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Business Research Yearbook: Global Business Perspectives, 9, 642 -646.International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD).

Non-Refereed Publications

Research Reports & White Papers

Matsaganis, M. (2009). The social impact of Voice and Video-over-IP technology on Latinos. Tomás Rivera Policy Institute and the Community Technology Foundation of California (Zero Divide).