2106A-001 Technology and Society
3301G-001 Internet and Society
Faculty of Information & Media Studies
LIS 9705/MS 9270: Information and Communication in a Digital Age
MIT 3374G-001: Social networking in everyday life
Supervisory Status: MA, PhD
Andrew Nevin (jointly supervised with Paul-Philippe Pare), Cyber-psychopathy: Examining the Relationship Between Dark E-personality and Online Misconduct.
MA Research Papers
Tara Price, University Social Media Adoption Trends and Usage Patterns.
Brendan Watts (jointly supervised with Michael Gardiner), Capitalism Flies Through Space: A Marxist Analysis of Capitalist Ideology Within the Video Game Eve Online.
Michael Haight, Revisiting the Digital Divide in the Canadian Context.
Caitlin Oleson, Seeking Help in the Digital Age: Factors Contributing to Support Mobilization in the 21st Century.
David Wang, The Internet and Political Engagement: Examining the Relationship Internet Usage Has On Political Engagement.
Jordana Warner, The Internet as a Medium for Health Promotion and Prevention for Young Adults.
Recent Publications (Past 5 Years)
for more see Full CV
(2017) The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods (ed. with Luke Sloan), Sage Publishing.
(2016) Technology and Society: Social Networks, Power, and Inequality, 2nd ed., Oxford University Press Canada. ISBN: 9780199014712
(2013) Technology and Society: Inequality, Power, and Social Networks, Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780195437836
Refereed Journal Publications
(2013) "Are e-books substituting print books? Tradition, serendipity, and opportunity in the adoption and use of e-books for historical research and teaching" (with K. Martin) Journal of the American Society for Information Science 64(5):1016-1028.
(2013) "Privacy protection strategies on Facebook: The Internet privacy paradox revisited" (with A.L. Young) Information, Communication & Society 16(4):479-500.
(2013) "Digital curation and the networked audience of urban events: Expanding La Fiesta de Santo Tomás from the physical to the virtual environment" (with Kim E. Martin) International Communication Gazette special Issue, Frauke Zeller & Seija Ridell (eds.) 75(5-6):521-537.
(2012) "'A workers' inquiry 2.0': An ethnographic method for the study of produsage in social media contexts" (with B.A. Brown) tripleC 10(2):488-508.
(2012) "Instant messaging social networks: Individual, relational and cultural characteristics" (with G. Mesch, I. Talmud) Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 29(6):736-759.
(2011) "Facets of serendipity in everyday chance encounters: A grounded theory approach to blog analysis" (with V.L. Rubin, J. Burkell) Information Research 16(3)
(2010) "Self-Regulation in Instant Messaging (IM): Failures, Strategies, and Negative Consequences" International Journal of e-Collaboration 6(3):22-42.
(2010) "Persistence and Change in Social Media" (with Bernie Hogan) Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 30(5):309-315.
(2010) "Uses and Gratifications of Social Media: A Comparison of Facebook and Instant Messaging" (with Alyson L. Young) Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 30(5): 350-361.
Chapters in Books
(2010) "Reconnecting the user with their profile: Advances in the research of online user behaviours in social network sites" (with A. Young and D. Gurzick) in Ben Kei Daniel (ed.) Handbook of Research on Methods and Techniques for Studying Virtual Communities: Paradigms and Phenomena, IGI Global.
Refereed Conference Proceedings
(2012) "Social media and academic libraries: Current trends and future challenges" (with G.N. Collins) in Proceedings of the ASIS&T 75th Annual Meeting October 26-30, Baltimore, MD
(2012) "The effect of task roles on the perceived usability of management tools" (with L. Xiao) in Proceedings of the ASIS&T 75th Annual Meeting October 26-30, Baltimore, MD
(2012) "Digital humanities: the continuing role of serendipity in historical research" (with Kim Martin) in Proceedings of the iConference 2012, Toronto, ON, February 7-11.
(2012) "Promoting serendipity online: recommendations for tool design" (with Jacquelyn Burkell and Victoria L. Rubin) in Proceedings of the iConference 2012, Toronto, ON, February 7-11.
(2011). Seeking knowledge: An exploratory study of the role of social networks in the adoption of Ebooks by historians (with Kim Martin) in Proceedings of ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science and Technology) 74th Annual Meeting October 9-13, New Orleans.
(2010) "Everyday Serendipity as Described in Social Media" (with Victoria L. Rubin and Jacquelyn Burkell) in Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem, October 22-27, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
(2009) "Information revelation and internet privacy concerns on social network sites: a case study of facebook" (with Alyson L. Young) in Proceedings of the fourth international conference on Communities and technologies 265-274
Anabel Quan-Haase’s research interests lie in the area of computer-mediated communication, the networked society, social networks, and new media and social change.
Her current research projects examine how young people use instant messaging, Facebook, mobile phones and other communication tools and what the social consequences are for their social relations, community, and social capital.
Current Research Projects
Digging Digital Humanities
The role of Ebooks in humanist scholarship
eNETS-H [Electronic Networks of Exchange and Tools for Scholarship in the Humanities]
Facets of serendipity in everyday chance encounters
Media use for disaster early warning systems in Brazil
Graphics, Animation and New Media
Networks of Centres of Excellence Programs
Instant Messaging on Campus
Find out more about Anabel's work at her website: http://sociodigital.net/