Media Appearances


I have appeared in the media to discuss dating apps, including stories that feature my own research. These include:

Is Online Dating Harmful? Study Cautions the Socially Anxious and Lonely on

This same study was then featured in Inverse’s top 25 most surprising stories of human potential for 2019

You’re not imagining it: always checking dating apps makes you feel worse in the MIT Technology Review

How to Use Dating Apps if You Have Social Anxiety, According to Experts on

Has Tinder Lost Its Spark? in The Guardian

Lonely, socially anxious Millennials are more likely to use dating apps compulsively, study finds on

Inside the future of online dating: AI swiping and concierge bots on Mashable

The “Dating Market” Is Getting Worse in The Atlantic

Dating app uses and outcomes on KELOLAND Living (Sioux Falls CBS)


I have also appeared in the media to discuss social media, including outcomes of compulsive use and to discuss why individuals use social media.

How and why you should stop doomscrolling on KELOLAND Living (Sioux Falls CBS)

Is social media scrolling ruining your relationship? on KELOLAND Living (Sioux Falls CBS)

SDSU researchers look at social media use during the capital riot on Dakota News Now (Sioux Falls NBC/Fox)


To contact me for media interviews, please use my contact form or email me at