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 human communication. He has published over six dozen original research reports, journal articles, and book chapters exploring the human-technology relationship. He is an editorial board member at Media Psychology and Journal of Media Psychology and co-author of a recent book, “An Introduction to Computer-Mediated Communication: A Functional Approach.” Outside of the academy, he’s a traveler, a lover of Belgian beer and good gin, and a sometimes-poet who delights in making haiku out of photographed misfortune (don’t know what that means? Follow him on Twitter at @bowmanspartan). He can be reached at, and his past and current research is available online at


Nicholas Bowman has written a total of 2 articles on The UX Booth.