Angela M. Lee, Ph.D.



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-- Assistant Professor -- Emerging Media & Communication. Univ of Texas at Dallas. Email: amlee229@gmail.com.
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INFO

  •  Assistant Professor
  •  Emerging Media and Communication
  •  School of Arts & Humanities
  •  University of Texas at Dallas
  • 800 West Campbell Road, Mail Station AT10
    Richardson, TX 75080
  • amlee229@gmail.com

EDUCATION

 University of Texas at Austin

  • School of Journalism
  • William Powers, Jr. Fellow / Phi Kappa Phi
  • Ph.D., Journalism, 2014
  • Advisor: Renita Coleman
  • Committee Members: Rosental Alves, Glenn Frankel, Dominic Lasorsa and Talia Stroud
  • GPA: 4.0

 University of Pennsylvania

  • Annenberg School for Communication
  • M.A., Communication, 2009

University of California, Los Angeles            

  • B.A., Communication Studies, 2006              
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Departmental Honor, College of Letters & Science Honor

University of Cambridge, UK

  • Pembroke College, 2005
  • Certified Summer Program: Art and Architecture in England 1600-1800                                        

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Lee, A. M., Lewis, S. C., & Powers, M. J. (2014). Audience clicks and news placement: A study of time-lagged influence in online journalism. Communication Research, 41(1), 505-530. DOI: 10.1177/0093650212467031. Available: http://bit.ly/QbSXS7 and http://crx.sagepub.com/content/41/4/505?etoc
  • Lee, A. M., & Chyi, H. I. (2014). Motivational Consumption Model: Exploring the psychological structure of news use. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. Manuscript accepted for publication on Feb. 2, 2014.
  • Lee, A. M. (2013). News audiences revisited: Theorizing the link between audience motivations and news consumption. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 57(3), 300-317. DOI:10.1080/08838151.2013.816712. Available: http://bit.ly/17JQ6CC
  • Lee, A. M., & Chyi, H. I. (2013). When newsworthy is not noteworthy: Examining the value of news from the audience’s perspective. Journalism Studies. iFirst version. DOI:10.1080/1461670X.2013.841369. Available: http://bit.ly/165kPLo
  • Chyi, H. I., & Lee, A. M. (2013). Online news consumption: a structural model linking preference, use, and paying intent. Digital Journalism,1(2), 194-211. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2012.753299. Available: http://bit.ly/10DvayR
  • Baek, Y. M. & Lee, A. M. (2012). Minority comparison model: Effects of whites’ multiracial evaluation on symbolic racism and racialized policy preferences. The Social Science Journal, 49, 127-138. Available: http://scr.bi/LHBjR6
  • Lee, A. M. (2011). Is the medium the message? Predicting popularity of top news sites with medium-specific features. #ISOJ - The Official Research Journal of the International Symposium on Online Journalism, 1(2), 153-189. Available: http://bit.ly/1eQlIzt
  • Lee, A. M. (2011). Time Traveling with fanfic writers: Understanding fan culture through repeated online interviews. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 8(1), 246-269.  Available: http://bit.ly/nR8zLi

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Chyi, H. I. & Lee, A. M. (in press). Will the Internet disrupt? A reality check on the performance of online and traditional formats across five media. In A.Powers, G. Tsourvakas, & Z. Vukanovic (Eds.), Consumption and branding value networks in new media markets. Porto, Portugal: Media XXI Publishing House.
  • Lee, A. M., Gil de Zuniga, H., Johnson, T., & Coleman, R. (2014). The dialogic potential of social media: Assessing the ethical reasoning of companies’ public relations on Facebook and Twitter. In M. W. DiStaso & D. S. Bortree (Eds.), Ethical practice of social media in public relations (pp. 158-175). New York: Routledge.
  • Lee, A. M. & Lubken, D. (2011). Introduction: Assessing the influence of institutional and technological change.  In B. Zelizer (Ed.), Making the university matter (pp.175-6). UK: Routledge. Available at: http://bit.ly/19NNWUc

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Lee, A. M. (May, 2014). Moral dilemmas and ultimate objectives. Ethical News. 17(3). Available: http://medaej.weebly.com/moral-dilemmas-and-ultimate-objectives.html
  • Lee, A. M. (Jan., 2014). My first MED experience. Ethical News. 17(2). Available: http://medaej.weebly.com/uploads/6/4/2/2/6422481/med_w14.pdf
  • Roodhouse, E., Delli Carpini, M. X., Lee, A. M., & Venger, O. (2009). Print covers its own woes, TV does not: Preliminary research from Annenberg suggests dichotomy in coverage. Available: http://www.asc.upenn.edu/news/PressDetail.aspx?id=33

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • Lee, A. M. & Chyi, H. I. (2014, August). The rise of online news aggregators: consumption and competition. Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada. *Third Place, News Audience Research Paper Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication*
  • Chyi, H. I. & Lee, A. M. (2014, May). Transnational media management: Western news organizations’ Web operations in China. Paper presented at the 11th World Media Economics and Management Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Lee, A. M., Coleman, R., & Molyneux, L. (2013, August). From thinking to doing: Effects of social norms on ethical behavior in journalism. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Washington, D.C. *Top Faculty Paper Award: Media Ethics Division* 
  • Lee, A. M., Gil de Zuniga, H., Johnson, T., & Coleman, R. (2013, August). The dialogic potential of social media: Assessing the ethical reasoning of companies’ public relations on Facebook and Twitter.Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.
  • Lee, A. M., Sacco, V., & Giardina, M. (2013, August). Technological and sociological motivations: Predictors of online content curation platform acceptance among journalists. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.
  • Lee, A. M., & Chyi, H. I. (2013, August). News consumption in the age of content aggregation: The case of Yahoo, Google and Huffington Post. Paper presented at the annual convention of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.
  • Lee, A. M. (2013, June). Proposing The Motivational Consumption Theory: A structural examination of news consumption. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Lee, A. M., & Chyi, H. I. (2013, June). When newsworthy is not noteworthy: Examining the value of news from the audience’s perspective. Paper presented at the annual convention of International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Dublin, Ireland.
  • Lee, A. M. (2013, June). News audiences revisited: Theorizing the link between audience motivations and news consumption. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, London, UK.
  • Holton, A., & Lee, A. M. (2013, June). When Sickness Closes In: Drivers of a proactive behavior during a health crisis. Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, London, UK.
  • Sacco, V., Giardina, M., & Lee, A. M. (2013, June). Media firms social media usage strategies: how to predict continuance intention of using media curation platforms. Paper presented at the annual convention of European Media Management Education Association, Dorset, UK.
  • Lee, A. M., & Johnson, T. J. (2012, August). Erring on the conservative side?: Assessing psychological conservatism as integrated latent predictor of selective exposure. Paper presented at the annual convention of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL.
  • Chyi, H. I., Lee, A. M., & Holton, A. (2012, August). Linking Economics to Communication Research: Exploring the Third-Person Effect on news consumers’ intention to pay. Paper presented at the annual convention of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL.
  • Johnson, T. J., & Lee, A. M. (2012, June). Kick the bums out?: A structural equation model exploring the degree to which mainstream and partisan sources influence polarization and anti-incumbent attitudes. Paper presented at World Association for Public Opinion Research’s 65th Annual Conference, Hong Kong.
  • Chyi, H. I., & Lee, A. M. (2012, May). Will the Internet disrupt? A reality check on format preference for traditional and digital content across five media. Paper presented at the 10th World Media Economics & Management Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece. Available: http://bit.ly/106sSEk
  • Lee, A. M. & Lewis, S. C. (2012, April). Audience preference and editorial judgment: A study of time-lagged influence in online news. Paper presented at the 13th International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX.
  • Chyi, H. I., & Lee, A. M. (2012, April). Theorizing online news consumption: A structural model linking preference, use, and paying intent. Paper presented at the 13th International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX.
  • Lee, A. M. (2011, November). Looking inwardly for the bigger picture: Predicting selective exposure with psychological conservatism. Paper presented at the 97th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Lee, A. M. (2011, May). Is the medium the message?: Predicting popularity of top news sites with medium-specific features. Paper presented at the 61st Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA. 
  • Lee, A. M., & Delli Carpini, M. X. (2010, November). News consumption revisited: Examining the power of habits in the 21st century. Paper presented at the 96th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA. *Best Papers: Division of Communication and the Future* 
  • Lee, A. M., & Kim, H. S. (2010, November). Weak media effects? The moderating role of sensation seeking on the relationship between media exposure and sexual beliefs. Paper presented at the 96th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Lee, A. M. (2010, June). What does the audience want?: Understanding media choices by examining the 2009 American Presidential Inauguration. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Singapore.
  • Baek, Y. M., & Lee, A. M. (2010, June). Minority Comparison Model: Effects of Whites’ multiracial evaluation on symbolic racism and racialized policy preferences. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Singapore.
  • Lee, A. M., & Delli Carpini, M. X. (2010, April). News consumption revisited: Examining the power of habits in the 21st century. Paper presented at the 11th International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX. 
  • Lee, A. M. (2009, November). The future of news? Examining ritualistic news consumption in traditional and new media. Paper presented at the 95th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. 
  • Lee, A. M. (2009, May). Time Traveling with fanfiction writers: Understanding fan culture via repeated online interviews. Pre-Conference paper presented at the 59th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Lee, A. M. (2008, November). The coming together of new and news media: An exploratory study. Paper presented at the 94th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

AWARDS AND GRANTS

News Audience Research Paper Award, Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication, 2014

  • Third Place

Maxwell McCombs Gradate Student Award for Research Publishing, 2014

  • Silver Awards

William Powers, Jr. Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, 2013

  • Full tuition scholarship and $25,000 stipend for twelve months. Estimated total value: $35,000. The fellowship was nominated by the School of Journalism and awarded by the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin.

Top Faculty Paper Award, 2013

  • Media Ethics Division, annual convention of Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication 

Journalism School Graduate Student Scholarship, 2013

  • $1,000 scholarship from the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin for international conference travel.

AEJMC Division Conference Travel Stipend, 2013

  • $112 award by the Media Ethics Division of AEJMC.

Professional Development Award, 2013

  • $675 grant recommended by the School of Journalism Graduate Advisor, and awarded by the Office of Graduate Studies, The University of Texas at Austin.

Patricia Witherspoon Research Award, 2012

  • $2,000 scholarship awarded by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation for original research in the areas of public service, government, community service, civic life, citizenship, or politics.

Ada Frances Miller Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Journalism, 2012

  • $1,000 scholarship for the academic year 2012-13.

Competitive Conference Presentation Travel Grant, 2012

  • $1,200 awarded by the School of Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin

Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant, 2012

  • Nominated by School of Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, 2012

  • Honorable Mention (http://bit.ly/UE79mM)
  • Approximately 1,300 U.S. applicants in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs across all major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields competed for the fellowship.

Nettie Doscher More Fellowship in Journalism, 2011

  • $1,000 scholarship from theTexas Exes Scholarship Foundation

Professional Development Award, 2011

  • $400 grant recommended by the School of Journalism Graduate Advisor, and awarded by the Office of Graduate Studies, The University of Texas at Austin.

Texas Public Education Grant, 2011-12

  • $2,000 scholarship from the State of Texas

Editorial Graduate Research Assistantship, 2011-12

  • $8,000 awarded by the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin to assist Dr. Renita Coleman in editing Journal of Mass Media Ethics

Best Papers Award, 2010

  • Division of Communication and the Future, annual convention of National Communication Association

International Communication Association, 2011, 2010

  •  $600/summer conference travel grant

Summer Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2008-11

  • $4,000/summer research grant

Central European University, Hungary, 2008

  •  Full tuition scholarship and $2,000 travel expenses
  • Credited Course: Media, Democratization and Civil Society

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania 2007-11

  • Full tuition scholarship and $2,500/month research stipend

MEDIA COVERAGE OF RESEARCH

  • The Annette Strauss institute for Civic Life (2013, November 3). “Witherspoon winner Lee works with the Dallas Morning News” by Anna Crockett, featuring journal article “News audiences revisited: Theorizing the link between audience motivations and news consumption” (Lee, 2013). Available: http://www.moody.utexas.edu/strauss/witherspoon-winner-lee-works-dallas-morning-news
  • Nieman Journalism Lab (2012, October 31). “What’s new in digital scholarship: Chasing pageviews, news on Facebook, and the search for the golden metric” by John Wihbey, featuring journal article “When newsworthy is not noteworthy: Examining the value of news from the audience’s perspective” (Lee & Chyi, 2013). Available: nie.mn/1csGFAD
  • New Media Journalist Blog (2012, April 28). “Not interested in news, you say? I have a follow-up question” by Steve Earley, featuring conference paper “Theorizing online news consumption” (Chyi & Lee, 2012).  Available: http://bit.ly/13asusD
  • Nieman Journalism Lab (2012, April 23). “Are you a young dude interested in news? All else equal, this study says you’re a top paywall target” by Adrienne LaFrance, featuring conference paper “Theorizing online news consumption” (Chyi & Lee, 2012). Available: http://www.niemanlab.org/2012/04/are-you-a-young-dude-interested-in-news-all-else-equal-this-study-says-youre-a-top-paywall-target/
  • International Symposium on Online Journalism (2012, April 21). “Attracting the scanning eyes of younger readers” by Brittany Connors, featuring conference paper “Theorizing online news consumption” (Chyi & Lee, 2012). Available: http://bit.ly/LlyYdK
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer (2009, May 20). “Economic tailspin batters local TV. Did you see the news? Ratings, ad revenue continue to plunge” by Jonathan Storm, featuring research report “Print covers its own woes, TV does not: Preliminary research from Annenberg suggests dichotomy in coverage” (Roodhouse, Delli Carpini, Lee, & Venger, 2009). Available: http://articles.philly.com/2009-05-20/news/25273202_1_local-tv-broadcasters-ad-revenue-advertisers
  • The Richmond Register (2009, May 19). “Television, like newspapers, feel pain of the recession” by William B. Ketter, featuring research report “Print covers its own woes, TV does not: Preliminary research from Annenberg suggests dichotomy in coverage” (Roodhouse, Delli Carpini, Lee, & Venger, 2009). Available: http://bit.ly/oIR4PJ
  • The New York Times (2009, May 10). “Few TV reports on audience flight” by Richard Perez-Pena, featuring research report “Print covers its own woes, TV does not: Preliminary research from Annenberg suggests dichotomy in coverage” (Roodhouse, Delli Carpini, Lee, & Venger, 2009). Available: http://nyti.ms/onNI76
  • The Baltimore Sun (2009, May 9). “Study finds newspapers trounce TV in self-reporting” by David Zurawik, featuring research report “Print covers its own woes, TV does not: Preliminary research from Annenberg suggests dichotomy in coverage” (Roodhouse, Delli Carpini, Lee, & Venger, 2009). Available: http://bsun.md/nTEJw3
  • Philadelphia Daily News (2009, May 8). “Study: TV rarely covers its own troubles” by Gloria Campisi, featuring research report “Print covers its own woes, TV does not: Preliminary research from Annenberg suggests dichotomy in coverage” (Roodhouse, Delli Carpini, Lee, & Venger, 2009). Available: http://bit.ly/nE48cl
  • Los Angeles Times (2009, May 7). “Television news won’t bore you with stories of its demise” by Joe Flint, featuring research report “Print covers its own woes, TV does not: Preliminary research from Annenberg suggests dichotomy in coverage” (Roodhouse, Delli Carpini, Lee, & Venger, 2009). Available: http://lat.ms/mX9OlO

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life Fall Advisory Council Meeting, 2012, September 20

  • Invited presenter as the 2012 Patricia Witherspoon Research Award recipient

13th International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, 2012, April 21

  • Invited Panelist
  • Panel: ”New Approaches in Engaging with the News Community” 
  • Panel: “Measuring Today’s News Consumption

12th International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, 2011, April 2

  • Invited Panelist
  • Panel: “Beyond News Routines, Beyond News Consumption.”

11th International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, 2010, April 24

  • Invited Panelist
  • Panel: “Research Panel: What is Behind the News? Format, Consumption and the Business Models Examined”

Flow Conference 2008, Austin, TX, 2008, October 9

  • Invited Panelist
  • Panel: “Online and Offline Fan Communities”

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Fall 2012, Spring 2013
  • Course: Digital Storytelling Basics
  • Professor: H. Iris Chyi, Ph.D.
  • Responsibility: Attended class, taught blogging, Twitter, Photoshop, HTML, Bridge, Audacity, Soundslides and Final Cut Pro skills in weekly labs, guided students on multimedia projects, graded multimedia projects, AP style quizzes and final exam.

School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Spring 2012
  • Course: Journalism, Society, and the Citizen Journalist
  • Professor: Paula Poindexter, Ph.D.
  • Responsibility: Attended class, held weekly office hours to supplement lecture materials and answer questions, graded class assignments, and helped organize a summit on journalism and the 2012 U.S. presidential election.

Recipient of Teaching Certificate, Center of Teaching and Learning, University of Pennsylvania, 2011

  • Certificate requirements include attending five or more teaching workshops throughout the university, at least two semesters of teaching assistant experiences, one teaching observation, and submission of teaching philosophy.

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Fall 2010
  • Course: Introduction of Political Communication
  • Professor: Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ph.D.
  • Responsibility: Gave a lecture on selective exposure, attended class, posted weekly overview notes for the class, held weekly office hours to supplement lecture materials and answer questions, wrote the midterm and final example questions, as well as graded the two exams and a final paper under the professor’s guidance.

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Spring 2008
  • Course: Advertising and Society
  • Professor: Joseph Turow, Ph.D.
  • Responsibility: Attended class, held weekly office hours to supplement lecture and answer questions, wrote the final example questions, as well as graded the final exam and a final paper under the professor’s guidance.

University of California, Los Angeles

  • Senior Teaching Assistant, Fall 2007
  • Course: Asia Media Systems: An Introduction
  •  Professor: Thomas Plate
  • Responsibility: Attended class, wrote the weekly in-class quiz questions, held final review session for the class, as well as wrote and graded the final exam under the professor’s guidance.

University of California, Los Angeles

  • Writing composition tutor for UCLA undergraduates, Fall 2005- Summer 2006 

Classical Piano Instructor, Los Angeles

  • Private classical piano instructor, Fall 2004- Summer 2007

MEDIA INTERVIEWS

ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2013-2014

  • Media Ethics Division
  • Graduate Student Representative

National Communication Association, 2009-2012

  • Communication and the Future Division
  • Vice President & Event Planner, 2011-2012
  • Vice President-Elect, 2010-2011
  • Secretary, 2009-2010

Peer-Reviewed Journal Reviewer

  • Communication Research
  • Digital Journalism
  • Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
  • New Media & Society
  • Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin

Graduate/Undergraduate Mentoring Program, UPenn, 2007- 2011

  • Graduate mentor to UPenn undergraduate students

Undergraduate Communication Association, UCLA, 2005- 2006

  • Internal Vice President

Honors Fellow Program, UCLA, 2004- 2006

  • Undergraduate mentor to UCLA underclassmen

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Millennials and News - Online News Aggregator for Young Adults, Fall 2012

  • Editorial assistant responsible for gathering international news that is of relevance or interest to young adults from multiple news sources five days a week.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHPS

  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • International Communication Association
  • National Communication Association
  • Association of Internet Researchers
  • Online News Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa

CERTIFICATES

CTL Teaching Certificate – University of Pennsylvania, 2011

Certificate of Merit – Music Teacher’s Association of California, 2003

  • Classical Piano & Music Theory, Advanced-Panel Level

EXTRACURRICULAR SKILLS

Languages

  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese
  • Fluent in Taiwanese

Statistical Software Programs

  • MPlus
  • SPSS
  • STATA
  • R

Teaching Skills

  • Research methods
  • Multimedia (blogging, Twitter, Adobe Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Adobe Bridge, Audacity, Soundslides and Final Cut Pro)
  • Journalism ethics
  • News consumption / Audience analysis
  • Mass Communication theories
  • Writing composition

Arts

  • Classical piano
  • Cello
  • Oil Painting 

CITIZENSHIP

  • U.S.A.
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