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Anabel Quan-Haase

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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;
  • Serendipity

Selected Publications