Publications and presentations

Articles and Proceedings

Chin, J., Quinn, K., Muramatsu, N. & Marquez, D. (Forthcoming). A user study on the feasibility and acceptance of delivering physical activity programs to older adults through conversational agents. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 65.

Epstein, D. & Quinn, K. (2020). Markers of online privacy marginalization: Empirical examination of socioeconomic disparities in social media privacy attitudes, literacy, and behavior. Social Media + Society, 6(2), 1-13. doi:10.1177/2056305120916853

Quinn, K., Miyawaki, C., Croff, R., Vogel, M., Belsa, B., Souza, A., Liu, M, Edwards, V., & Friedman, D. (2020). Terms and Measures of Cognitive Health Associated with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Scoping Review. Research on Aging, 42(5-6). doi:10.1177/0164027520911284

Quinn, K. (2019). Social media and social well-being in later life. Ageing & Society. doi:10.1017/S0144686X19001570

Quinn, K., Epstein, D. & Moon, B. (2019). We Care About Different Things: Non-Elite Conceptualizations of Social Media Privacy. Social Media + Society, 5(3). doi:10.1177/2056305119866008

Quinn, K. (2018). Cognitive effects of social media use:  A case of older adults. Social Media + Society, 4(3). doi:10.1177/2056305118787203

Quinn, K. & Epstein, D. (2018). #MyPrivacy: How users think about social media privacy. Proceedings of SMSociety’18, July 18–20, 2018. New York: ACM. doi:10.1145/3217804.3217945

Quinn, K. & Papacharissi, Z. (2018).  The contextual accomplishment of privacy. International Journal of Communication 12(2018), 45-67.

Quinn, K. (2017). The cognitive benefits of social media use in later life: Results of a randomized, controlled pilot study. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Social Media & Society, Article No. 54 – SMSociety’17July 28–30, 2017. doi:10.1145/3097286.3097340

Quinn, K., Smith-Ray, R. & Boulter, K. (2016). Concepts, terms, and mental maps: Everyday challenges to older adult social media adoption. In J. Zhou & G. Salvendy (Eds.), Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Healthy and Active Aging, Chapter 22. Berlin:  Springer-Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39949-2_22. 

Quinn, K. (2016). Contextual social capital:  Linking the contexts of social media use to its outcomes. Information, Communication & Society, 19(5), 582-600. doi:10.1080/1369118X.2016.1139613

Quinn, K. (2016). Why We Share: A Uses and Gratifications Approach to Privacy Regulation in Social Media Use. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 60(1), 61-86. doi:10.1080/08838151.2015.1127245

Quinn, K. and Powers, R. (2016). ‘Sharing’ in digital spaces: A re-conceptualization based on reader comments to online news. Information, Communication and Society, 19(4), 437-441.

Quinn, K. (2014). An ecological approach to privacy:  “Doing” online privacy at midlife. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 58(4), 562-580. doi:10.1080/08838151.2014.966357 

Quinn, K. (2013). We Haven’t Talked in 30 Years!  Relationship Reconnection and Internet Use at Midlife. Information Communication & Society, 16(3) 1-24doi:10.1080/1369118X.2012.756047

Quinn, K. (2010). Methodological Considerations in Surveys of Older Adults: Technology MattersInternational Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society8(2), 114-133.

Quinn, K. (2010 Nov). Surveys of Older Adults: Technology Matters. Alert!, 50(11).

 Book Chapters

Quinn, K. & Epstein, D. (2019). There is hope: Race, gender and the uses and gratifications of social media. In R. Lind (Ed.), Race/Gender/Class/Media (4th ed., pp. 23-28). New York: Routledge.

Quinn, K. and Papacharissi, Z. (2017). Our networked selves: Personal connection and relational maintenance in social media use. In J. Burgess, T. Poell & A. Marwick (Eds.), SAGE Handbook of Social Media (pp. 353-371). New York: Sage.

Quinn, K. (2016). Older Adults and Social Media: Foreshadowing  Challenges of the Digital Future? In P.G. Nixon, R. Rawal & A. Funk (Eds.), Digital Media Usage Across the Lifecourse. Surrey, UK:  Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Quinn, K. (2016).Blurring Boundaries: Social Media and Boundary Maintenance at Midlife. In P.G. Nixon, R. Rawal & A. Funk (Eds.), Digital Media Usage Across the Lifecourse. Surrey, UK:  Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Quinn, K. (2014). Learning new tricks:  The use of social media in later life. In C. L. Harrington, D. Bielby & A. Bardo (Eds.), Aging, Media, and Culture. Lanham, MD:  Lexington Books.

Quinn, K. & Papacharissi, Z. (2014). The place where our social networks reside:  Social media and sociality.  In M. B. Oliver & A. Raney (Eds.), Media and Social Life. New York:  Routledge. 

Barnhurst, K. & Quinn, K. (2012). Political Visions:  Visual Studies in Political Communication. In H. Smetko & M. Scammell (Eds.), Handbook of Political Communication. London:  Sage.

Barabasi, A-L. (2011). Introduction and Keynote to A Networked Self (K. Quinn, Ed.). In Z. Papacharissi (Ed.), A Networked Self:  Identity, Community, and Culture on Social Network Sites, (pp. 1-14). New York:  Routledge.

 Encyclopedia Entries

Quinn, K. (2017). The Association of Internet Researchers. In M. Allen (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. London: Sage.

 Book Reviews

Quinn, K. (2014). Review of Google and the Culture of Search. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 58(3). doi:10.1080/08838151.2014.93

Conference Papers and Presentations

Quinn, K. (2019). Social Media and Social Well-Being in Later Life. Poster presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Austin, TX, 13-17 November.

Epstein, D. & Quinn, K. (2019). Making sense of social media privacy: A framing experiment. Presented at the Association of Internet Researchers Annual Meeting, Brisbane, Australia, 2-5 October.

Quinn, K. & Epstein, D. (2019). Age-appropriate privacy? Social media privacy literacy and behavior across the life course. Presented at Social Media & Society, Toronto, Canada. 19–20 July.

Epstein, D., Quinn, K., & Moon, B. (2019). The Cambridge Analytica effect: Shifting privacy frames among social media users. Presented at Social Media & Society, Toronto, Canada. 19–20 July.

Van de Wiele, C., Quinn, K. & Epstein, D. (2019). Materializing Online Self-Disclosure: (Non)Disclosure as a Privacy-Protection Mechanism on Social Media. Presented at the International Communication Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 24-28 May.

Quinn, K. & Epstein, D. (2018). #MyPrivacy: How users think about social media privacy. Social Media & Society. 18–20 July. 

Quinn, K. & Epstein, D. (2018). Social Media Privacy in the US.  International Communication Association Annual Meeting, 24-28 May.

Quinn, K., Epstein, D., van de Wiele, C. & Garcia, M. (2018). Privacy literacy: A new frontier of the digital divide research. International Communication Association Annual Meeting, 24-28 May.

Epstein, D. & Quinn, K. (2018). Privacy Literacy and Self-Efficacy in Establishing Value of Privacy. Third Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference, 27 April.

Epstein, D. & Quinn, K. (2017). Knowing and believing: The role of privacy literacy and privacy self-efficacy in establishing value of vertical and horizontal dimensions of privacy. PEP Privacy Fellows Roundtable, 15 December.

Quinn, K. (2017). The relevance of social media to social well being in later life: Results of a randomized, controlled pilot study, National Communication Association, 16-19 November.

Quinn, K. (2017). The cognitive benefits of social media use in later life: Results of a randomized, controlled pilot study. Social Media and Society, 28–30 July.

Quinn, K. (2017). New Media at Older Ages: Everyday Challenges, IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 23-27 July.

Quinn, K. & Smith-Ray, R. (2016). Everyday barriers to social media use by older adults:  The importance of weak connections and mental models. National Communication Association Annual Convention, 10-13 November. 

Quinn, K. & Papacharissi, Z. (2015). Why We Share:  The contextual accomplishment of privacy. Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2015, 22-24 October.

Quinn, K. (2015). The navigation of boundaries in online social spaces. Association of Internet Researchers 16th Annual Conference, 21-24 October 2015.

Quinn, K. (2015). Contextual social capital:  Linking the contexts of social media use to its outcomes. Media Sociology Preconference of the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting , 21 August 2015.

 Quinn, K. (2014). Does sharing relate to privacy?  Conceptualizing sharing though reader comments to online news. Association of Internet Researchers 15th Annual Conference, 22-24 October.

Quinn, K. (2014). Why we share: A uses and gratifications approach to privacy regulation in social media use. Social Media & Society Conference, 27-28 September.

Quinn, K. & Powers, R. (2014). Sharing is the new private: Conceptualizing sharing and privacy though reader comments to online news. International Communication Association Preconference on Sharing, 22 May.

Quinn, K. (2013). The Big Share:  Reconciling Sociability and Privacy in Social Media Use. Association of Internet Researchers 14th Conference, 23-26 October.

Quinn, K. (2013). The ‘Friending’ rules: Social norms of connection and disconnection at midlife. Association of Internet Researchers 14th Conference, 23-26 October.

Quinn, K. (2013). ‘Friending’ at midlife: Social norms of connection and disconnection on social network sites. TA4: The Fourth Annual Transforming Audiences Conference, 2-3 September. 

Quinn, K. (2012). We haven’t talked in 30 years!: Relationship reconnection and internet use at midlife.Association of Internet Researchers 13th Conference, 19-21 October.

Quinn, K. (2012). Understanding online privacy at midlife:  Privacy management as behavioral ecology. Amsterdam Privacy Conference – APC 2012, 7-10 October.

Quinn, K. (2012). Privacy Enactment as Behavioral Ecology: Navigation of Actors and Contexts at Midlife. Presentation to the ESP-IGERT Colloquia, University of Illinois at Chicago, 17 Sept.

Quinn, K. (2012).Midlife and Technology Use: The Use of Social Network Sites to Find Old Friends. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 17-20 August.

Quinn, K. (2012). Reconnection: Using social media at midlife to regenerate relationships. 2012 Conference of the International Association for Relationship Research, 12-16 July.

Quinn, K. (2011). A View of the Past:  Using the Internet to Rekindle Weak Ties. Oxford Internet Institute’s A Decade in Internet Time: Symposium on the Dynamics of the Internet and Society, 22-24 September.

Quinn, K. (2010). My Friend is Not Really My Friend: Gaining Perspective on Relationships with a Heuristic Framework for Characterizing Social Network Sites. Association of Internet Researchers 11th Conference, 19-22 October.

Quinn, K. (2010). Folksonomies―Not Just for Information Retrieval:  Patterns Made Visible Through Collaborative Classification, participant in the Coming Together, Staying Home Panel. Association of Internet Researchers 11th Conference, 19-22 October.

Quinn, K. (2010). Surveys of Older Adults in the US:  Technology Matters. American Association of Public Opinion Research Annual Convention, 13 May.

Quinn, K. (2009). Methodological Considerations in Surveys of Older Adults in the US. Midwest Association of Public Opinion Research Annual Convention, 20 November.

Jones, S. & Quinn, K. (2009).Communication, Virtual Reality and the Suspension of Disbelief. National Communication Association Annual Convention, 14 November.

Quinn, K. (2009). Online Activity and Individual Social Capital of Older Adults:  Critical Practices, Critical Resources. Association of Internet Researchers 10th Conference, 10 October.

Barnhurst, K. G., Quinn, K., Griffith, M., Mukherjee, I. & Mastarone, G. (2008). UnConventional Research: An Examination of Visual Communication within the Political Realm.  National Communication Association Annual Convention, 22 November.

Quinn, K. (2008). Re-examining Convergence: Points of Divergence that Define Community. Association of Internet Researchers 9th Conference, 14 October