I am an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Chapman University, Orange, California. I research in the areas of emerging technologies & social media, organizational communication, and health dissemination. My recent work appears in journals such as Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CyberPsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking, and IEEE Computer. My current projects explore cyberinfrastructure adoption in scientific organizations, social media implementation in health organizations, and corporate use of social media for distributed collaboration and virtual organizing. On a personal note, I am a certified yoga instructor.