The Ohio State University
School of Communication
Ph.D., 2020 – Communication, Communication Technology
Dissertation Title: “Understanding Receiver Effects of the Hyperpersonal Model Using the Imagined Interactions Framework”
Advisor: Dr. Jesse Fox

Kent State University
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
M.A., 2014 – Media Management, Journalism and Mass Communication
Thesis Title: “Tangibility and Immateriality: Understanding Consumers’ Changing Sense of Touch in the Music Industry”
Advisor: Dr. Danielle Sarver Coombs

Kent State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
B.S., 2013 – Electronic Media (Management), Writing


Coduto, K. D., Vendemia, M. A., Viverette, S., & Williams, E. (2022). Exploring sexual, romantic, and platonic features and functions of the imagined interactions framework. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 42(1), 24-41. 

Anderson, J., & Coduto, K. D. (2022). Attitudinal and emotional reactions to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. American Behavioral Scientist, OnlineFirst.

Hovick, S. R., Coduto, K. D., Medero, K., Moyer-Guse, E., & Senter-Jamieson, L. (2022). Effects of exposure to an entertainment-based genetic testing narrative on genetic testing knowledge, attitudes and counseling discussion intentions. Journal of Health Communication.

Vendemia, M. A., & Coduto, K. D. (2022). Online daters’ sexually explicit media consumption and imagined interactions. Computers in Human Behavior, 126.

Coduto, K. D., & Eveland, W. P., Jr. (2022). Listening and being listened to as affection exchange in marital discussions about the #MeToo movement. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 39(5), 1460-1481.

Appiah, O., Eveland, W. P. Jr., Bullock, O. M., & Coduto, K. D. (2022). Why can’t we talk openly about race: The impact of race and partisanship on respondents’ perceptions of intergroup conversations. Group Process & Intergroup Relations, 25(2), 434-452. doi: 10.1177/1368430220967978

Coduto, K. D., & Anderson, J. (2021). Cognitive preoccupation with breaking news and compulsive social media use: Relationships with online engagement and motivations for use. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. OnlineFirst.

Li, S., Coduto, K. D., & Song, C. (2020). Comments vs. one-click reactions: Seeking and perceiving social support on social network sites. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 64(5), 777-793. doi: 10.1080/08838151.2020.1848181

Eveland, W. P., Jr., Coduto, K. D., Appiah, O., & Bullock, O. M. (2020). Listening during political conversations: Traits and situations. Political Communication, 37(5), 656-677. doi: 10.1080/10584609.2020.1736701

Coduto, K. D., Lee-Won, R. J., & Baek, Y. M. (2020). Swiping for trouble: Problematic dating application use among psychosocially distraught individuals and the paths to negative outcomes. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37(1), 212-232. doi: 10.1177/0265407519861153

Vendemia, M. A., Coduto, K. D., & Lee-Won, R. J. (2019). When are emotional online product reviews persuasive? Exploring the effects of reviewer status and valence in consumer purchase decisions. Communication Research Reports, 36, 437-448. doi: 10.1080/08824096.2019.1683532

Li, S., Coduto, K. D., & Morr, L. (2019). The effects of emotional disclosure and gender cues on support provision online. Telematics & Informatics, 39, 92-100. doi: 10.1016/j.tele.2019.02.004

Lee-Won, R., Na, K., & Coduto, K. D. (2017). The effects of social media virality metrics, message framing, and perceived susceptibility on cancer screening intention: The mediating role of fear. Telematics & Informatics, 8(34), 1387-1397. doi: 10.1016/j.tele.2017.06.002


Coduto, K. D. (2022). Online Performances of Fandom: Selective Self-Presentation, Perceived Affordances, and Parasocial Interactions on Social Media. In Routledge Handbook of Sports Fans and Fandom, Danielle Sarver Coombs and Anne C. Osborne (Editors)

Coduto, K. D. (2015). Reaching the World with One Song and a Few Mouse Clicks. In Debates for the Digital Age: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Our Online World (Vol. 1, pp. 39-54), Danielle Sarver Coombs and Simon Collister (Editors)