Recent Publications

Campbell, S. W. (in press, “online first” availability). From frontier to field: Old and new theoretical directions in mobile communication studies. Communication Theory.


*Campbell, S. W., Wang, E., & Bayer, J. B. (in press). Mobile communication and the self: Paradigms within a field in transition. In R. Ling, G. Goggin, L. Fortunati, S. Lim, & Y. Li (eds.). Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication, Culture, and Information. Oxford University Press.


Campbell, S. W., & Ling, R. (in press). Effects of mobile communication: Revolutions in an evolving field. In J. Bryant, M. Oliver, & A. Raney (Eds.), Media effects: Advances in theory and research (4th Ed.) Routledge.


Campbell, S. W. (in press). Mobile media. In D. Merskin (Ed.). The SAGE international encyclopedia of mass media and society. SAGE Publishing.


*Kuru, O., Bayer, J. B., Pasek, J., Campbell, S. W. (2017). Understanding and measuring mobile Facebook use: Who, why, and how? Mobile Media & Communication, 5(1), 102-120.


*Bayer, J. B., Campbell, S. W., & Ling, R. (2016). Connection cues: Activating mobile communication norms and habits. Communication Theory, 26(2), 128-149.


*Bayer, J. B., Dal Cin, S., Campbell, S. W., & Panek, E. (2016). Consciousness and self-regulation in mobile communication. Human Communication Research, 42(1), 71-97.


Campbell, S. W. (2015). Mobile communication and network privatism: A literature review of implications for diverse, weak, and new ties. Review of Communication Research, 3(1), 1-20.


Re-printed: Campbell, S. W. (2015). Mobile communication and network privatism: A literature review of implications for diverse, weak, and new ties. In J. R. Carvalheiro and A. S. Telleria (Eds.), Mobile and digital communication: Approaches to public and private (23-58). Cohilva, PT: Livros LabCom.


*Lee, H., Kwak, N., & Campbell, S. W. (2015). Hearing the other side revisited: The joint workings of cross-cutting discussion and strong tie homogeneity in facilitating deliberative and participatory democracy. Communication Research, 42(4), 569-596.

[AEJMC Political Communication Interest Group’s Lynda Lee Kaid Best Published Paper in Political Communication Award Winner]


*Panek, E., Bayer, J. B., Dal Cin, S., Campbell, S. W. (2015). Automaticity, mindfulness, and self-control as predictors of dangerous texting behavior. Mobile Media & Communication, 3(3), 383-400.


*Campbell, S. W., Bayer, J. B., & Ling, R. (2014). The case of the disappearing phone: Implications of Google Glass for the embeddedness of mobile communication. In J. E. Katz (Ed.), Living inside mobile social media (3-23). Boston: Boston University Press.


*Lippman, J., Campbell, S. W. (2014). Damned if you do, damned if you don’t…if you’re a girl: Relational and normative contexts of adolescent sexting in the United States. Journal of Children and Media, 8(4), 371-386.


Ling, R., Baron, N., Lenhart, A., & Campbell, S. W. (2014). ‘Girls text really weird’: Gender, texting, and identity among teens. Journal of Children and Media, 8(4), 423-439.


*Lee, H., Kwak, N., Campbell, S.W., & Ling, R. (2014). Mobile communication and political participation in South Korea: Examining the intersections between informational and relational uses. Computers in Human Behavior, 38, 85-92.


Ling, R., Sundsoy, P., Bjelland, J., & Campbell, S. W. (2014). Small circles: Mobile telephony and the cultivation of the private sphere. The Information Society, 30(4), 282-291.


Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2014). Mobile media and civic life: Implications of private and public uses of the technology. In G. Goggin & L. Hjorth (Eds.), The Routledge companion to mobile media (409-418). New York: Routledge.


*Vanden Abeele, M., Campbell, S. W., Eggermont, S., & Roe, K. (2014). Sexting, mobile porn use and peer group dynamics: Boys’ and girls’ self-perceived popularity, need for popularity, and perceived peer pressure. Media Psychology 17(1), 6-33.


*Campbell, S. W., & Ling, R., & Bayer, J. (2014). The structural transformation of mobile communication: Implications for self and society. In M. B. Oliver & A. Raney (Eds.), Media and social life (176-188). New York: Routledge.


*Campbell, S. W., & Park, Y-J. (2014). Predictors of mobile sexting among teens. Toward a new explanatory framework. Mobile Media & Communication 2(1), 20-39.


Campbell, S. W. (2013). Mobile media and communication: A new field or just a new journal? Mobile Media & Communication 1(1), 8-13.


*Bae, S-Y, Kwak, N., & Campbell, S. W. (2013). Who will cross the border? The transition of political discussion into the newly emerged venues. Computers in Human Behavior (29)5, 2081-2089.


Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2012). Mobile communication and strong network ties: Shrinking or expanding spheres of political dialogue? New Media and Society, 14(2), 262-280.


*Bayer, J. B., & Campbell, S. W. (2012). Texting while driving on automatic: Considering the frequency-independent side of habit. Computers in Human Behavior 28(6), 2083-2090.


Baym, N., Campbell, S.W., Horst, H., Kalyanaraman, S., Oliver, M.B., Rothenbuhler, E., Weber, R., & Miller, K. (2012). Communication the           ory and research in the age of new media: A conversation from the CM café. Communication Monographs, 79(2), 256-267.


*Park, Y-J., & Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2012). Affect, cognition, and reward: Predictors of privacy protection online. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(3), 1019-1027.


Campbell, S. W., Kwak, N., & Ling, R. (2012). Mobile communication and social capital: A comparison of Korea and the US. In B. Van Ark, K. Schinasi, & R. Weiss (Eds.), The linked world: How ICT is transforming societies, cultures, and economies. Barcelona: Editorial Ariel. [also available for download at:]


Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2011). Political involvement in “mobilized” society: The interactive relationships among mobile communication, network characteristics, and political participation. Journal of Communication, 61(6), 1005-1024.


Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2011). Mobile communication and civil society: Linking patterns and places of use to engagement with others in public. Human Communication Research, 37(2), 207-222.


*Kwak, N., Campbell, S. W., & Choi, J., & Bae, S-Y. (2011). Mobile communication and public affairs engagement in Korea: An examination of non-linear relationships between mobile phone use and engagement across age groups. Asian Journal of Communication, 21(5), 485-503.


Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2011). Mobile communication, social networks, and policy knowledge during the 2008 US presidential election. In J. Katz (Ed.), Mobile communication: Directions for social policy (103-116). New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.


*Brown, K., Campbell, S. W., & Ling, R. (2011). Mobile phones bridging the digital divide for teens in the US? Future Internet (special issue on Social Transformations of the Mobile Internet), 3(2), 144-158. Available at


*Guggenheim, L., Kwak, N., & Campbell, S. W. (2011). The new negative news? Non-traditional news and dimensions of public cynicism during an election. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 23(3), 287-314.


Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2010). Mobile communication and civic life: Linking patterns of use to civic and political engagement. Journal of Communication, 60(3), 536-555.


Campbell, S. W., & Kwak, N. (2010). Mobile communication and social capital: An analysis of geographically differentiated usage patterns. New Media and Society, 12(3), 435-451.


Campbell, S. W., & Kelley, M. J. (2008). Mobile phone use among alcoholics anonymous members: New sites for recovery. New Media and Society, 10(6), 915-933.


Campbell, S. W. (2008). Perceptions of mobile phone use in public: The roles of individualism, collectivism, and focus of the setting. Communication Reports, 21(2), 70-81.


Campbell, S. W. (2008). Mobile technology and the body: Apparatgeist, fashion, & function. In J. Katz (Ed.), Handbook of mobile communication studies (pp. 153-164). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Campbell, S. W., & Ling, R. S. (2008). Effects of mobile communication. In J. Bryant & M. Oliver (Eds.), Media effects: Advances in theory and research (3rd Ed.) (pp. 592-606). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


*Campbell, S. W., & Park, Y. (2008). Social implications of mobile telephony: The rise of personal communication society. Sociology Compass, 2(2), 371-387.


Hashimoto, S. D., & Campbell, S. W. (2008). The occupation of ethereal locations: Indications of mobile data. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 25(5), 537-558.


Campbell, S. W. (2007). A cross-cultural comparison of perceptions and uses of mobile telephony. New Media and Society, 9(2), 343-363.


Campbell, S. W. (2007). Perceptions of mobile phone use in public settings: A cross-cultural comparison. International Journal of Communication, 1(1). Available at


Translated version: Campbell, S. W. (2008). Percepciones sobre el uso de telefonos celulares en espacios publicos: Una comparacion intercultural. Revista Chilena de Communicacion, 1(1), 9-30.


Campbell, S. W., & Kelley, M. J. (2006). Mobile phone use in AA networks: An exploratory study. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 34(2), 191-208.


Campbell, S. W. (2006). Perceptions of mobile phones in college classrooms: Ringing, cheating, and classroom policies. Communication Education, 55(3), 280-294.


Campbell, S. W. (2006). The social construction of diversity learning: Reflections from a “Haole.” In D. Brunson, B. Jarmon, & L. Lampi (Eds.), Letters from the future: Linking students and teaching with the diversity of everyday life (pp. 108-127). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.


*Bunz, U., & Campbell, S. W. (2005). Analysis of discursive fragments in electronic mail. In L. Lederman, D. Gibson, & M. Taylor (Eds.), Communication theory: A casebook approach, (pp. 317-334). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.


*Bunz, U., & Campbell, S. W. (2004). Politeness accommodation in electronic mail. Communication Research Reports, 21(3), 11-25.


Russo, T. C., & Campbell, S. W. (2004). Perceptions of mediated presence in an asynchronous online course: Interplay of communication behaviors and medium. Distance Education, 25(2), 216-232.


Campbell, S. W., & Russo, T. C. (2003). The social construction of mobile telephony: An application of the social influence model to perceptions and uses of mobile phones within personal communication networks. Communication Monographs, 70(4), 317-334.


Campbell, S. W. (2003). Listening to the voices in an online class. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 4, 9-15.


Campbell, S. W. (2002). How can I use PowerPoint effectively as a tool for visual aids? In S. Ventsam, L.M. Lewis, & L. J. Reynard (Eds.), For talking out loud: A handbook for speaker-audience communication (pp. 91-93). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.

Campbell, S. W., & Neer, M. R. (2001). The relationship of communication apprehension and interaction involvement to perceptions of computer-mediated communication. Communication Research Reports, 18(4), 391-398.


*Campbell, S. W. & Bunz, U. (2001). How can I use technology to support my presentation? Tips and guidelines for effective PowerPoint presentations. In J. Waldeck, S. Ventsam, & C. Edwards (Eds.), A guide for everyday oratory (pp. 91-97). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.


Campbell, S. W. (2000). Media choice as a job skill. In T.C. Russo, & D.J. Ford (Eds.), Handbook for effective business communication (2nd ed., pp. 8-9). New York: McGraw-Hill.


*Russo, T. C., Campbell, S. W., Henry, M. P., & Kosinar, P. (1999). An online graduate class in communication technology: Outcomes and lessons learned. Electronic Journal of Communication, 9(1). Available at


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