Matthew Lombard Associate ProfessorSchool of Media and CommunicationMedia Studies and ProductionWork Room 220 Tomlinson Hall Main Campus work
Matthew Lombard is an Associate Professor in the Department of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media and a faculty member in the Mass Media & Communication doctoral program. He teaches introductory and advanced courses in media theory and research methodology, with emphases on survey, experimental and content analytic methods and statistical analysis. His research centers on individuals’ psychological and physiological processing of media presentations and experiences, with particular focus on the concept of (tele)presence, the illusion of being in and/or with people in a mediated environment. His work has appeared in journals including Human Communication Research, Communication Research, Journal of Communication, Behaviour & Information Technology, and Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. He co-founded and is president of the International Society for Presence Research (ISPR; http://ispr.info). For more detailed information please visit http://matthewlombard.com.
Studies and Expertise
Stanford University, Communication, PhD
University of California, Riverside, Psychology/Administrative Studies, BA