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Christen Buckley - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Christen Buckley

Assistant Professor | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Christen Buckley's research areas include advocacy, communication technology, the ethics of technology, and public interest communication.


Christen Buckley's research areas include advocacy, communication technology, the ethics of technology, and public interest communication. She has more than five years of experience as a digital media strategist with a strong background in campaign development, research and analytics, and branding for digital channels. Christen has managed and implemented multi-million dollar integrated online marketing campaigns for local and national nonprofits, developed multi-channel strategies to acquire new constituents and cultivate current constituents, constructed analytical reports, and provided in-depth analyses of fundraising benchmarks.

Areas of Expertise (5)

Strategic Communication

Crisis Communication

Communication Technology

Corporate Social Responsbility

Social Advocacy and Social Change


Articles (3)

Tracking the Path of the Green Consumer: Surveying the Decision-Making Process from Self-Transcendent Values to Supportive CSR Intentions


Nicholas Eng, et. al


This paper examines the relationship between individual traits and values of consumers and their decision-making process pertaining to purchasing green products from companies with a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Guided by the theory of planned behavior (TPB), the main goal of this online survey (N = 463) is to understand the relationship between self-transcendent values, environmentalism, attitudes, norms, perceived behavioral control, intentions, and purchase frequency...

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Refuting fake news on social media: nonprofits, crisis response strategies and issue involvement

Journal of Product & Brand Management

Michail Vafeiadis, et. al


The dissemination of fake news has accelerated with social media and this has important implications for both organizations and their stakeholders alike. Hence, the purpose of this study is to shed light on the effectiveness of the crisis response strategies of denial and attack in addressing rumors about consumer privacy when non-profit organizations are targeted on social media.

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Can We Nudge Users Toward Better Password Management?: An Initial Study

Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

Shipi Kankane, et. al


Nudge theory has been widely used in government and health interventions for the subtlety with which it positively influences choices. But, can this gentle nudge influence users to exhibit secure online account behaviors? And further, which of the nudge types is most effective? Results show the salience nudge most effectively reduced one's comfort level with keeping the auto-generated password.

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