Publications

Journal Papers, Peer-Reviewed

Robertson, S., Semaan, B., Douglas, S., & Maruyama, M. (2016). Social media mixed with news in political candidate judgment: Order effects on knowledge and affect. Information Polity. (Pre-print) 1-20.

Douglas, S., Raine, R.B., Maruyama, M., Semaan, B., & Robertson, S. (2015). Community Matters: How Young Adults use Facebook to Evaluate Political Candidates. Information Polity, 20 (2, 3), 135-150.

Robertson, S., Douglas, S., Maruyama, M., & Semaan, B. (2013). Political Discourse on Social Networking Sites: sentiment, in-group/out-group orientation and rationality. Information Polity, 18(2), 107-126.

Conference Proceedings, Peer-Reviewed

Maruyama, M., Robertson, S.P., Douglas, S., Raine, R., Semaan, B. (2017, February). "Social watching" a civic broadcast: Understanding the effects of positive feedback and other users' opinions. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2017). Portland, OR. New York: ACM.

Semaan, B., Faucett, H., Robertson, S.P., Maruyama, M., & Douglas, S. (2015, April). Designing Political Deliberation Environments to Support Interactions in the Public Sphere. Paper presented at ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015). Seoul, Korea. New York: ACM.

Semaan, B., Faucett, H., Robertson, S.P., Maruyama, M., & Douglas, S. (2015, March). Navigating Imagined Audiences: Motivations for Participating in the Online Public Sphere. Paper presented at ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2015). Vancouver, Canada. New York: ACM.

Douglas, S., Maruyama, M., Semaan, B., and Robertson, S.P. (2014, March). Politics and Young Adults: The Effects of Facebook on Candidate Evaluation. Paper presented at 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research. New York: ACM.

Maruyama, M., Robertson, S.P., Douglas, S., Semaan, B., & Faucett, H. (2014, February). Hybrid Media Consumption: How Tweeting During a Televised Political Debate Influences the Vote Decision. Paper presented at ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2014). Baltimore, MD. New York: ACM.

Semaan, B., Robertson, S.P., Douglas, S., & Maruyama, M. (2014, February). Social Media Supporting Political Deliberation Across Multiple Public Spheres: Towards Depolarization. Paper presented at ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2014). Baltimore, MD. New York: ACM.

Maruyama, M., Suthers, D., Robertson, S.P. (2014, January). Characterizing Communication Networks Associated with Political Hashtags. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2014). Waikoloa, HI. IEEE.

Maruyama, M., Douglas, S., & Robertson, S. (2013, January). Design Teams as Change Agents: Diplomatic Design in the Open Data Movement. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2013). Wailea, HI. IEEE.

Robertson, S.P., Semaan, B., Douglas, S., & Maruyama, M. (2013, January). Mixed Media: Interactions of Social and Traditional Media in Political Decision Making. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2013). Wailea, HI. IEEE.

Robertson, S. P., Douglas, S., Maruyama, M., & Chen, L. W. (2012, January). Political dialog evolution in a social network. Paper presented at 13th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, 40-48. ACM.

Awards
SIGCHI Best of CHI Award at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2015).

Best Paper Award at the 13th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2012)

First Place Award at the Hon*Celerator hackathon for an interactive data visualization displaying local government spending (2012)

Participant in the Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) Summer Research Institute (2015)

CIS achievement scholarship UH Mānoa (2012-2015)

Editorial Scholarship at Northwestern University (2006-2007)

Trustee’s Scholarship at University of San Diego (2002-2005)