GRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Graduate researchers contribute conceptually and operationally to the research conducted in Chronos Lab. These students often work with other faculty in the School of Communication on research projects that span their respective areas of interest. 

Sean Burridge

Sean is a Doctoral student in the School of Communication at The Ohio State University. He is interested in researching behaviors associated with the use of avatars in virtual spaces.


Nina Freiberger

Nina is a Doctoral student in the School of Communication at The Ohio State University. She is interested in health communication. Specifically, her interests focus on the impact of gender norms on the way that men and women receive health care.


Michael Gilbert

Michael is a Doctoral student in the School of Communication at The Ohio State University. He is interested in popular media use, portrayals of race and gender in those media, and especially interested in social dynamics of competitive online video games. He is the lab manager for Chronos Laboratory.


Stacey Jones

Stacey is a Masters student in the School of Communication at The Ohio State University. Her research interests focus on the communication of social messages through the virtual environment of horror video games and the emotional processing of these messages by players and audiences.


Kelly Merrill, Jr.

Kelly is a Doctoral student in the School of Communication and The Ohio State University. He is interested in immersive technologies and variables of social change, such as bystander intervention.