Assistant Professor, Communication
- Ph.D., Communication, University of Michigan (2016)
- B.Sc., Psychology, History and Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh (2011)
Joseph B. Bayer is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication at The Ohio State University. His research seeks to explain the mental processes underlying social connectedness. To do so, his work clarifies how people connect to one another through social media and social networks – and whether our cognition is changing in an increasingly mobile world. His work has appeared in a range of cross-disciplinary journals, including Nature Human Behaviour, Communication Theory, Annual Review of Psychology, New Media & Society, and Information, Communication & Society, and featured in press outlets such as the The New York Times and The Washington Post.