Name: Dr. Wenjing Xie
Title: Associate Professor
Office Location: Lowell Thomas 248
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2563
Email: Wenjing.Xie@marist.edu
Degrees Held:

Ph.D. Journalism and Public Communication  University of Maryland College Park 

Bio:

Dr. Wenjing Xie is an associate Professor in School of Communication and the Arts at Marist College. Her research revolves around the uses and effects of emerging communication technologies. Her work has been published in various peer-reviewed journals and books, including Communication Research, Journal of Health Communication, Computers in Human Behavior, Telematics & Informatics, etc. Prior to joining Marist College, she was a tenured associate professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 

Awards & Honors:

2016 Online Course Development Grant, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2015 College-Level Outstanding Research Award, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2014 William A. Minor Research Grant, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
 
2012 Research, Scholarly & Creativity Award, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
 
2011 Finalist, the Herbert S. Dordick Dissertation Award, Communication and Technology Division, International Communication Association
 
2008 Top 3 Student Paper Award, Journalism Studies Division, International Communication Association

Publications:

Selected Works

Xie, W. (2016). “I am blogging…”: A qualitative study of bloggers’ motivations of writing blogs. In Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management (edited by I. Lee). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.    

Veenstra, A., Iyer, N., Xie, W., Lyons, B., Park, C., & Feng, Y. (2016). Come Together, Right Now: Retweeting in the Social Model of Protest Mobilization. In Hashtag Publics:    The Power and Politics of Networked Discourse Communities. New York, NY: Peter Lang. 

Karan, K., Park, C., & Xie, W. (2016). Online women’s magazines: Differences in perceptions between print and online magazines among female readers. Advances in Journalism and Communication, 4, 31-42.

Xie, W. & Kang, C. (2015). See you, see me: Teenagers’ self-disclosure and regret of posting on social network site. Computers in Human Behavior, 52, 398-407.

Feng, Y. & Xie, W. (2015). Digital divide 2.0: The role of social networking sites in seeking health information online from a longitudinal perspective. Journal of Health Communication, 20(1), 60-68.

Xie, W. & Newhagen, J. (2014). The effects of communication interface proximity on user anxiety for crime alerts received on desktop, laptop and hand-held devices. Communication Research, 41(3), 375-403. 

Xie, W. (2014). Social network site use, mobile personal talk and social capital among teenagers. Computers in Human Behavior, 41, 228-235. 

Feng, Y. & Xie, W. (2014). Teens’ concern for privacy when using social networking sites:  An analysis of socialization agents and relationships with privacy-protecting behaviors. Computers in Human Behavior, 33, 153-162. 

Xie, W. & Zhao, Y. (2014). Is seeing believing? Comparing media credibility of traditional and online media in China. China Media Research, 10(3), 64-73. 

Xie, W., Zhao, Y., & Xie, W. Y. (2013). The effects of interface design of hand-held devices on mobile advertising effectiveness among college students in China. International Journal of Mobile Marketing, 8(1), 46-61. 

Research Interests:

Emerging Communication Technologies, Social Media, Mobile Phone, Advertising, Health Communication, Emotion 

Conferences & Workshops:

Selected Works

Karan, K., Xie, W. & Fu, T. (2017). The “Big Brother”: Social media marketing strategies in the era of Big Data. Paper presented at New Media Expressions Conference. Bengaluru, India. July 28-29, 2017

Fowler A., Xie, W., & Tavuri, A. (2016). What is beneath the Facebook iceberg? Revealing the relationship between privacy paradox and the belief of fatalism. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC. Minneapolis, MN. August, 2016.   

Xie, W. & Karan, K. (2016). How do you manage your privacy? Consumers’ privacy concern and privacy protection on social network sites in the era of Big Data. Paper presented at the annual convention of ICA, Fukuoka, Japan. June 2016.

Xie, W. & Karan, K. (2015). Smoking and Health in India: A Content Analysis of Indian Anti-Smoking Advertisements Alerting Second-Hand Smoking on Youtube. Paper presented at the DC Health Communication Conference 2015. Fairfax, VA. April, 2015. 

Xie, W. (2015). “I am anxious when disconnected with Facebook”: Collegestudents’ use of social media, mobile phone, and psychological well-being. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual convention of ICA, Puerto Rico 2015.

Xie, W. & Kang, C. (2014) Can you see me? Teenagers’ self-disclosure on social network site, regret of posting, and social capital. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Montreal, Canada, August 2014.

Xie, W. (2014) Disentangling different activities on social network site and its relationship with mobile communication on social capital. Paper presented at the annual conference of    International Communication Association, Seattle, WA, May 2014.

Feng, Y. & Xie, W. (2014). Teens’ concern for privacy when using social networking sites: An analysis of socialization agents and relationships with privacy-protecting behaviors.       Paper presented at the annual conference of International Communication Association, Seattle, WA, May 2014.

Feng, Y., Veenstra, A., & Xie, W. (2013). Hope vs. fear: Emotional response to political attack ads as a mediator of ego defense strategies. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Washington D.C.

Veenstra, A., Iyer, N., Xie, W., Lyons, B., Park, C., & Feng, Y. (2013). Come together, right now: Retweeting in the social model of protest mobilization. Paper presented at the 2013 convention of ICA. London, UK. 

Xie, W. (2011). Social network site use, mobile personal talk and social capital among teenagers.  Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Communication and Technology Division, St. Louis, MO.

Xie, W. (2011). Effects of emotion and interface design on mobile advertising effectiveness among Chinese college students. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Advertising Division, St. Louis, MO.

Xie, W. & Feng, Y. (2011). Frustration in search for health information: Results from a national survey. Paper presented at the annual convention of International Communication    Association, Health Communication Division, Boston, MA.

Xie, W. & Newhagen, J. (2011). Processing emergency information on mobile devices: The influence of media technology on user anxiety. Paper presented at the annual convention of American Psychological Association, Media Psychology Division, Washington DC.

Newhagen, J., Zhong, B., & Xie, W. (2011). A workplace disability or a tool in news element selection? The (dis)function of anxiety in news work among U.S. and Chinese journalists. Paper presented at the Media Psychology Division of the annual convention of American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

Hu, Y. & Xie, W. (2011). News framing of Google’s withdrawal from China: Comparing New York Times and China Daily. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Xie, W. & Newhagen, J. (2010). Communication technology interface proximity and user emotion: Comparing desktop, laptop, and hand-held devices. Paper presented on the annual convention of International Communication Association, Communication and Technology Division, Singapore.

Xie, W. & Newhagen, J. (2010). Receiving and processing emergency alerts through desktop, laptop, and hand-held devices: The role of anxiety. Paper presented on the annual convention of International Communication Association, Information System Division, Singapore.

Newhagen, J., Zhong, B. & Xie, W. (2009). The (dis)function of anxiety in journalism: A workplace disability or a tool in news element selection? A study of working journalists in the United States and China. Paper presented on the annual conference of International Communication Association, Journalism Studies Division, Chicago, IL.