Katy Pearce

  • PhD
  • Professor > Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Washington
  • Social Sciences

Research Interests

Cultural contexts of technology adoption and use. Mobile communication social media. Armenia Azerbaijan Eurasia the Caucasus.

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PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Communication
Advisor: Ronald E. Rice
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Publications

Counting to nowhere: Social media adoption and use as an opportunity for public scholarship and engagement

Pearce K

Social Media + Society (2015)

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Democratizing kompromat: The affordances of social media for state-sponsored harassment

Pearce K

Information, Communication & Society (2015)

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Digital knives are still knives: The affordances of social media for a repressed opposition against an entrenched authoritarian regime in Azerbaijan

Pearce K, Guliyev F

Routledge companion to social media and politics (2015)

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Divide and diffuse: Comparing digital divide and diffusion of innovations perspectives on mobile phone adoption

Rice R, Pearce K

Mobile Media & Communication (2015)

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Performing honor online: The affordances of social media for surveillance and impression management in an honor culture

Pearce K, Vitak J

New Media & Society (2015)

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The affordances of social networking sites for relational maintenance in a distrustful society: The case of Azerbaijan

Pearce K, Barta K, Fesenmaier M

Social Media + Society (2015)

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No laughing matter: Humor as a means of dissent in the digital era: The case of authoritarian Azerbaijan

Pearce K, Hajizada A

Demokratizatsiya (2014)

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The effect of the Internet on civic engagement under authoritarianism: The case of Azerbaijan

Pearce K, Freelon D, Kendzior S

First Monday (2014)

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The language divide—The persistence of English proficiency as a gateway to the Internet: The cases of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia

Pearce K, Rice R

International Journal of Communication (2014)

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Two can play at that game: Social media opportunities in Azerbaijan for government and opposition

Pearce K

Demokratizatsiya (2014)

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Digital divides from access to activities: Comparing mobile and personal computer internet users

Pearce K, Rice R

Journal of Communication (2013)

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Digital divides from access to activities: Comparing mobile and personal computer internet users

Pearce K, Rice R

Journal of Communication (2013)

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Phoning it in: Theory in mobile media and communication in developing countries

Pearce K

Mobile Media & Communication (2013)

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Transnational families in Armenia and information communication technology use

Pearce K, Slaker J, Ahmad N

International Journal of Communication (2013)

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ICT diffusion in the Republic of Armenia

Pearce K

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development - ICTD '12 (2012)

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Influences on TV Viewing and Online User-shared Video Use: Demographics, Generations, Contextual Age, Media Use, Motivations, and Audience Activity

Bondad-Brown B, Rice R, Pearce K

Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (2012)

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Internet Use and Democratic Demands: A Multinational, Multilevel Model of Internet Use and Citizen Attitudes About Democracy

Nisbet E, Stoycheff E, Pearce K

Journal of Communication (2012)

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Networked authoritarianism and social media in Azerbaijan

Pearce K, Kendzior S

Journal of Communication (2012)

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Accessible, Useful, and Conspicuous: Socioeconomic and Cultural Determinants of Information and Communication Technology Adoption in the Republic of Armenia

Pearce K

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Armenian media landscape: Formative research for the Alternative Resources in Media Program

Pearce K

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Convergence through mobile peer-to-peer file sharing in the Republic of Armenia

Pearce K

International Journal of Communication (2011)

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Poverty in the South Caucasus

Pearce K

Caucasus Analytical Digest (2011)

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Political trust in the post-coup attempt Republic of Armenia

Pearce K

Demokratizatsiya (2010)

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We care a lot: Formative research on adolescent knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward recycling.

Prestin A, Pearce K

Resources, Conservation, and Recycling (2010)

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The destructive potential of electronic communication in organizations

Flanagin A, Pearce K, Bondad-Brown B

The destructive side of organizational communication: Processes, consequences, and constructive ways of organizing (2009)

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. ̄\_(ツ)_/ ̄: Shrugging off big and old brother: Learning about social media surveillance from those accustomed to surveillance

Pearce K

Immersive media: New agendas in communication

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Global Internet diffusion: A comparison of social and infrastructural factors in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

Pearce K, Starosielski N

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The Cobra Effect: Unintended consequences of using digital tools to study difficult environments

Pearce K

The Oxford handbook of networked communication

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Washington

July 2012 - Present

Adjunct Professor

Georgetown University

August 2011 - July 2012 (11 months)

Adjunct Professor

University of Memphis University College

August 2011 - December 2011 (4 months)

Analyst

United States Department of Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Administration

January 2011 - September 2011 (8 months)

Education history

University of California Santa Barbara

PhD

September 2006 - June 2011 (4 years 9 months)

University of London School of Oriental and African Studies

MA

September 2005 - December 2006 (1 year 3 months)

University of Michigan

BA

September 1997 - April 2001 (3 years 7 months)