Dr Stephanie Tobin - Nat Sch Psychology (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor
I joined the School of Psychology as a Senior Lecturer in June, 2015. Prior to joining ACU, I worked as a Lecturer at the University of Queensland and an Assistant Professor at the University of Houston. I completed my PhD in the Social Psychology Program at Ohio State University in 2004.
My research examines the psychology of social media use. In particular, I am interested in activities and experiences that promote and threaten belonging and well-being, and factors related to social media addiction.
Social psychology ; Social Media Use ; Belonging ;
Quantitative ; Experiments ; Surveys ;
The role of group size in reactions to ostracism and inclusion, in Group Processes & Intergroup Relations
The role of social connection in satisfaction with Instagram photographs., in Translational Issues in Psychological Science
Threats to belonging on Facebook: Lurking and ostracism, in Social Influence