Research Educator - First-Year Innovation & Research Experience (FIRE) Program
8400 Baltimore Ave., Suite 250, College Park, MD 20740
Mike's research deals with risk and crisis communication in digital environments by focusing on communication in social environments. Mike evaluations the spread of emergency information during crises, and the predictors that influence individual perceptions of safety. More recently, Mike is extending this work into the relationship between media utilization and capacity and competency for violent behavior.
University at Buffalo, Department of Communication, Ph.D., 2008 - 2015
Fordham University, Department of Communication and Media Studies, M.A., 2008
Fordham University, College of Business Administration, B.S., 2007
Ithaca College, Visiting Assistant Professor, Park School of Communication, 2014-2015
Egnoto, M.J., Griffin, D. J., Svetieva, E., & Winslow, L. (In Press). Information Sharing During The University of Texas at Austin Active Shooter/Suicide. Journal of School Violence.
Egnoto, M.J., Sirianni, J., Ortega, C.R. & Stefanone, M.A., (2014). Death on the Digital Landscape: An Investigation into the Benefits of Online Memorials for the Grieving Process. Journal of Death and Dying, 69, 3.
Egnoto, M.J., Svetieva, E., Vishwanath, A., & Ortega, C.R. (2013). Emergency Communication During a Crisis Within a University: Analysis of an Active Shooter Scenario. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 10, 1-21.
Egnoto, M. J., Xu, W., Saxton, G., & Stefanone, M., A. (2014, November). What makes an Image Worth a Thousand Words? A Content Analysis of #guncontrol – related Image Characteristics That Predict Sharing Behavior. Paper accepted to the Human Communication and Technology Division of the 100th Annual National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
Arth, Z., Griffin, D. J., & Egnoto, M. J. (2014, May).Motivations for student self-enrollment into campus SMS text message alert systems. Paper accepted for presentation at the convention of the Canadian Communication Association, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
Stefanone, M. A., & Saxton G., Egnoto, M., J., Wei, X. W.,& Fu, Y.R. (2015, January). Do Image Characteristics Predict Likelihood of Retweeting? A Content Analysis of #guncontrol-related Images. Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences HICSS-48, Digital and Social Media, Hawaii.
Egnoto, M.J., Griffin, D.J., & Ortega, C.R., (2013, October). Writings on the Wall: Lexical Elements of Active Shooters. Paper presented at the 2013 71st annual New York State Communication Association Convention. Ellenville, New York.
Egnoto, M.J., Griffin, D.J., Svetieva, E., & Winslow, L. (2013, November). “R U OK? Shootr on cmpus”: Predicting Information Sharing During an Active Shooter Event. Paper presented at the 2013 annual convention of the National Communication Association. Washington, D.C.
Egnoto, M.J. & Vishwanath, A. (2011, November). Emergency Communiqué Effectiveness in Collegiate Settings. Paper presented at the 2011 annual convention of the National Communication Association. New Orleans, LA.
Ortega, C.R. & Egnoto, M.J. (2011, November). Cross-Cultural Press Coverage and Framing of Violent Video Games: Comparing Newspaper Coverage in America and Australia. Paper presented at the 2011 annual convention of the National Communication Association. New Orleans, LA.
Ortega, C.R. & Egnoto, M.J. (2011, October). Longitudinal Analysis of Press Coverage of Violent Video Games: Assessing Agenda-Setting Via Semantic and LIWC Analyses. Paper presented at the 2011 annual convention of the New York State Communication Association. Ellenville, NY. (awarded top student paper)
Allen Catellier, J., Egnoto, M.J. & Ortega, C.R. (2011, May). Disaster relief in Haiti: An analysis of redundancy and cross-sector collaboration in relief organization networks. Paper presented at the 2011 annual convention of the International Communication Association. Boston, MA.