Conference Presentations

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2017, April). A More Complete Model Predicting Breastfeeding Intentions?: Combining the Theory of Planned Behavior and Uses and Gratifications. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association (Communication Theory Division), Greensville, SC.

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2016, November). Framing the pregnant body and person: Discussion and images of pregnancy in modern online media. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association (Feminist and Women Studies Division), Philadelphia, PA.

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2016, April).  Uses and gratifications during pregnancy and their impact on breastfeeding intentions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association (Theory and Methodology Division), Baltimore, MD. (Recipient of top paper award in the Theory and Methodology division)

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2015, November). What do women have to compare themselves to?: Exploring visuals of pregnancy in online media content. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association (Mass Communication Division), Las Vegas, NV.

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2015, November). Predicting intentions to breastfeed for three months, six months, and one year using the Theory of Planned Behavior and body satisfaction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association (Health Communication Division), Las Vegas, NV. (Recipient of Top Student Paper Award in the Health Communication Division)

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2014, November). Contributing to a lifetime perspective of media effects and body image: A uses and gratifications approach to media use, body image, and weight concerns during pregnancy. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association (Mass Communication Division), Chicago, IL.

Johnson-Young, E. A. & Bell, K. (2014, May). #rape, #slut, #whore : A Mixed methods approach to examining hypermasculine hostile digital environments. Presented at the Gender, Bodies, and Technology Conference, Blacksburg, VA.

Binder, A. R., Cobb, M. D., Storment, M. H., & Johnson-Young, E. A.(2013, November). Framing the mosquito that bites you: How descriptive labels elicit cognitive schema and influence citizen evaluations of emerging technologies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association (Mass Communication Division), Washington, DC.

Albada, K. & Johnson-Young, E. A. (2013, April). The Pregnant Ideal: Appearance and Body Characteristics of Pregnant Models in Entertainment and Pregnancy Magazines. Paper presented at the Southern States Communication Association annual conference, Louisville, KY. (Recipient of top paper award in the Mass Communication division)

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2013, March) What do pregnant women have to compare themselves?: Exploring visuals of pregnancy in online media content. Poster presented at the 2012 North Carolina State University Graduate Research Symposium. (Advisor: Dr. Melissa Johnson)

Johnson-Young, E. A.,  & Magee, R. G. (2012, August). Social campaigns help our image, right?: Using the situational theory to explore effects on attitudes toward a brand and its issues. Poster presented at the AEJMC National Conference, Chicago, Ill.

Albada, K. & Johnson-Young, E. A. (2012, August). Women’s nutrition information seeking and media use: Exploring the predictors of nutrition beliefs and eating behaviors during pregnancy. Poster presented at the CDC’s National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, Atlanta, GA.

Albada, K. & Johnson-Young, E.A. (2012, August). The association between infant feeding intentions, body issues, and information seeking behaviors during pregnancy. Poster presented at the CDC’s National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, Atlanta, GA.

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2012, March).  Pregnancy, media use, and body image. Paper presented at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, Blacksburg, VA. (with Albada,K.)

Johnson-Young, E. A. (2012, March). Media use, body (dis)satisfaction, and behavioral intentions: Toward a model of media effects and health during pregnancy. Poster presented at the 2012 North Carolina State University Graduate Research Symposium. (Advisor: Dr. Kelly Albada)

Johnson, E. A., & Magee, R. G. (2010, March). Health campaigns and video messages: The role of regulatory focus and self esteem on behavioral intentions. Paper presented at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, Chapel Hill, NC.

Magee, R. G., Cooper, E. L., Johnson, E. A., Xenakis, G., Curry, G., and Chen, H. Y. (2010, March). Web sites and attitudes toward charities: The role of color and knowledge activation. Paper presented at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, Chapel Hill, NC.