Nicholas Bowman Nicholas Bowman

Dr. Bowman is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Research Associate in the Interaction Lab (#ixlab) at West Virginia University. His research relies extensively on experimental and observational research methods to better understand the functional role of technology in Dr. Bowman is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Research Associate in the Interaction Lab (#ixlab) at West Virginia University. His research relies extensively on experimental and observational research methods to better understand the functional role of technology in human communication. He has published over four dozen original research reports, journal articles, and book chapters exploring the human-technology relationship. He is an editorial board member at Media Psychology and an Associate Editor of Journal of Media Psychology, as well as a co-author of a recent text, “An Introduction to Computer-Mediated Communication: A Functional Approach.” Outside of the academy, he’s a traveler, a gamer, a news junkie, and a refined drinker and wannabe-brewer. Follow him at @bowmanspartan,, e-mail him at Nicholas.Bowman@mail.wvu.edu, or see his past and current research at https://ndbowman.info.