Network Neutrality

This book was published in October 2018 by Routledge. It is co-authored with Melinda Sebastian (Kutztown University). In the months after the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 2017 decision to repeal network neutrality as US policy, it is easy to forget the decades of public, organizational, media and governmental struggle to control digital policy and openContinue reading “Network Neutrality”

Upcoming Conferences

Magee, R., Sebastian, M. Novak, A. (2012, October). “May the odds be ever in your favor”: Twitter use in anticipation of “The Hunger Games” film release.  Presented at Association of Internet Researchers, IR13, Salford: England. Novak, A. (2012, July 10). How [not] to caffeinate a political group: Parent post influence on conversational network structure. PresentedContinue reading “Upcoming Conferences”


Mascaro, C. M., Novak, A., & Goggins, S. (Expected September 2012). Emergent networks of topical discourse: A comparative framing and social networking analysis of the Coffee Party and Tea Party Patriots. In C. G. Reddick & S. K. Aikins (Eds.), Web 2.0 technologies and democratic governance: Political, policy and management implications. Springer. Mascaro, C. M.,Continue reading “Publications”

Past Conferences

Hakanen, E. & Novak, A. (2012, April 27). Mather Work Incentive Posters and the Rhetoric of Scientific Management in the 1920s. Presented at Eastern Communication Association 103rd Annual Convention: Transitions, Cambridge, MA. Novak, A. & Hakanen, E., & Bishop, R. (2012, April 19). Get to know your local Occupiers: A framing analysis of the coverageContinue reading “Past Conferences”

About Me

As a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Culture and Communication at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, I study generational identity, mass media depictions of the millennial generation, and political engagement in the millennial generation. I have presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, the Eastern Communication Association Annual Convention and published with SprinContinue reading “About Me”