Anabel Quan-Haase, Professor
Joint appointed with the Faculty of Information and Media Studies
Ph.D Information Studies, University of Toronto
Anabel Quan-Haase is a sociologist who studies social networks and social change. Her interdisciplinary work and teaching focuses on understanding the effects of technology on society. 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.
Areas of Specialization
- computer-mediated communication;
- New media and social change;
- Digital activism;
- Social media;
- Social networks;
- Digital social capital;
- Scholarly digital communication;
- Digital humanities;
- Technology and Society: Social Networks, Power, and Inequality (3rd ed.)
2020; Oxford University Press; Anabel Quan-Haase
- "The sociological imagination in studies of communication, information technologies, and media: CITAMS as an invisible college"
2020; Information, Communication & Society; Anabel Quan-Haase | Shelley Boulianne | Molly-Gloria Harper
- "Online privacy concerns and privacy protection strategies among older adults in East York, Canada"
2020; Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology; Anabel Quan-Haase | Dennis Ho
- "The winners and the losers of the platform economy: who participates?"
2020; Information, Communication & Society; Lyn Hoang | Grant Blank | Anabel Quan-Haase
- "The networked question in the digital era: How do networked, bounded, and limited individuals connect at different stages in the life course?"
2019; Network Science; Barry Wellman | Anabel Quan-Haase | Molly-Gloria Harper