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CJ Calabrese, Ph.D., M.P.H.

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  • Martin Fishbein Postdoctoral Fellow, Annenberg Public Policy Center

CJ Calabrese studies health and science communication, focusing on developing online network and social media interventions to promote preventative health behaviors and combat online misinformation.

Christopher (CJ) Calabrese, PhD, MPH is the Martin Fishbein Postdoctoral Fellow at the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. in Communication at the University of California, Davis. CJ is primarily interested in health and science communication, focusing on developing online network and social media interventions. His research interests broadly center around new media, misinformation, social networks, and online technologies, with topics focusing on HIV prevention, public perceptions of gene editing, vaccination, harm reduction, and COVID-19.

CJ’s research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Science Communication, Environmental Communication, Mobile Media & Communication, Preventive Medicine, Telematics and Informatics, and Substance Use and Misuse.

Education

  • B.S., University of California, Davis, 2015
  • M.P.H., University of California, Davis, 2016
  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2021

Selected Publications

Please visit CJ's Google Scholar page for a list of his publications.