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;
- Malik, Aqdas, M. Laeeq Khan, and Anabel Quan-Haase. 2021. "Public Health Agencies Outreach through Instagram during COVID-19 Pandemic: Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Perspective." International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102346.
- Quan-Haase, Anabel. 2020. Technology and Society: Social Networks, Power, and Inequality (3rd ed.). Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.
- Quan-Haase, Anabel, Kaitlynn Mendes, Dennis Ho, Olivia Lake, Charlotte Nau, and Darryl Pieber. 2021. "Mapping #MeToo: A synthesis review of digital feminist research across social media platforms." New Media & Society January 2021. doi:10.1177/1461444820984457.
- Quan-Haase, Anabel, Shelley Boulianne and Molly-Gloria Harper. 2020. "The sociological imagination in studies of communication, information technologies, and media: CITAMS as an invisible college." Information, Communication & Society 23(5): 633-641.
- Quan-Haase, Anabel and Dennis Ho. 2020. "Online privacy concerns and privacy protection strategies among older adults in East York, Canada." Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 2020; 1-14.