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. 

Nina Freiberger

Nina is a a PhD student at The Ohio State University. She studies health communication. Specifically, she focuses on the impact of gender norms on the way that men and women receive health care. She wishes to study the impact of pharmaceutical advertisements and gendered representations of illnesses in the media on audience member’s ideas of susceptibility to illnesses.

Michael Gilbert

Michael is a Ph.D. Candidate 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.

Graduates from the Lab

Sage Burridge, MA (2021): Thesis, Avatar Customization Across Worlds & Time