adamkahn [at] usc [dot] edu
Adam S. Kahn is a doctoral student in communication at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. He holds a B.S. in computer science, a B.A. in a history, and an M.A. in media studies, all from Stanford University, and an M.A. in communication from Annenberg. At Annenberg, Adam researches the psychology of human-computer interaction, computer-mediated communication, and video games; shared cognition in small groups; media effects; and the history of computers and new media. His research has been presented at conferences in Singapore, Scotland, Silicon Valley, Boston, Phoenix, New Orleans, and at USC and been published Human-Computer Interaction and the Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies. Adam is currently working on his dissertation, which integrates theories of computer-mediated communication, human-computer interaction, and small group communication to look at transactive memory systems, social presence, and communication processes in video game teams.